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What's a non drug or alcohol induced blackout called?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Lots of names for it: A sudden loss of alertness resulting in a blackout is SYNCOPE. Now, there are tons of causes such as Ed McMann knocking on your door with a $10 million check from Publisher's Clearing House. Perhaps, more for the fact that The McMannster is dead; or heart rhythm change, stroke/TIA, seizure, your favorite Rock Goddess saying YES to a date..SYNCOPE- Almost sounds like it could be a Billy Joel tune.
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