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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Vagus Nerve: In order to emply one's bladder, one has to tighten up the abdominal muscles to increase the pressure surrounding the bladder. This process results i ... Read More
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
While urinating: It is a syncope while urinating.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Broad question: There are volumes of books and week long seminars on the topic. Common causes are orthostatic hypo tension where BP drops when standing too quikly, he ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
No: Probably not -- but you can certainly hurt yourself as a result of syncope so i would strongly recommend that you address the matter if you have synco ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends on cause: Syncope can be due to a simple faint (like having blood drawn) or it can be due to serious heart disease with dangerous arrhythmias. The causes are l ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Syncope = fainting: Syncope is the medical term for "fainting". Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness because a person's blood supply to his brain momentarily decr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No difference: Syncope is commonly used in medical settings, while fainting is used in everyday language, both to mean the same thing.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
21 years experience Cardiology
Syncope triggers: The triggers for syncope depends on the type of syncope. For vasovagal or neurocardiogenic syncope the common triggers are dehydration and stimulants ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Usually not: Syncope can be infrequent in most people without an underlying medical diagnosis. Many times simple lifestyle adjustments can diminish or stop future ... Read More
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Yes, is serious: Syncope is just blacking out or fainting--the problem it can be cardiac, neurological from a long list of causes--at least it could be due to change p ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Multiple: The most common cuase for syncope, or fainting, is a temporary imbalance in the nervous system leading to low heart rate or blood pressure. It is most ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Passing out is common and common causes are emotion, dehydration, medications. Depending on age abnormalities of heart rhythm become more prevalent. ... Read More
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