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Passing out from lack of oxygen

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
Neurosurgery 45 years experience
Hypoxia: Yes it is low enough to cause brain damage.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Vagal response : It sound like you are getting s Vaal reaction initiated by the sudden increase in the abdominal pressure from laughing or coughing . Try to stay well ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor to evaluate: In such situations, the general recommendation is, "Stop doing that!" One can make an appointment with her primary care doctor to go over the issues a... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
No : Accididents is one of the exceptions.
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
NO: However anemia due to Iron Deficiency can make you short of breath! Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not good...: If you "black out" from lack of oxygen, it means your brain in not getting enough oxygen. It could also mean integer organs are not getting enough oxy... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Infectious Disease 34 years experience
Anoxic Brain Injury: Both glucose and oxygen are needed for brain metabolism and the brain cannot tolerate being without oxygen more than 5 minutes.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Yes: The human brain can withstand at most 4 minutes of oxygen deprivation before experiencing brain damage. Damage may be irreversible at this time but th... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
4 minutes or more: In the event of a full blown cardiac arrest there can be brain damage in as little as 4 to 5 minutes without circulation at normal body temperature. I... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
2 different events: Snoring results from vibration emitted from the upper airways, for instance a sides of the nostrils moving toward the septum during inhalation or more... Read More

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