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My 23 year old experiences fainting episodes (vaso vagal ) during movies showing operations, etc. How could he prevent this?

My 23 year old experiences fainting episodes (vaso vagal ) during movies showing operations, etc. How could he prevent this?

Vaso vagal: The only method of prevention is avoid the kind of stimuli that cause these episodes. There is no specific medication to prevent this. ...Read more

Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Syncope (Definition)

Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. Syncope may indicate a particular medical condition, however often it may occur in an otherwise healthy individual. It is a common problem, accounting for 3% ...Read more


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What is a vagal surge?

What is a vagal surge?

Increased vagal act: When the vagus nerve is stimulated, it is called vagal surge, the response is often a reduction in heart-rate or breathing. In some cases, excessive stimulation can cause someone to have what is known as a vaso-vagal response, appearing to fall into a faint or coma because his or her heart rate and blood pressure drop so much. ...Read more

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What is a high vagal tone?

What is a high vagal tone?

Prone to relax: High vagal tone refers to ease of excitement of the parasympathetic branch of autonomic nervous system, which functions to maintain homeostasis, decrease anxiousness, slow heart, ameliorate digestion ; elimination, ; effect ejaculation ; orgasm, i.e., pleasure functions. Other branch, sympathetic, operant w. Fight ; flight for survival. Excess vagal tone can predispose to syncope (fainting). ...Read more

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What is inferior basal ischemia?

What is inferior basal ischemia?

Ischemia means : Decreased blood flow. I'm not sure if u are referring to the inferior basal part of the heart or the basal ganglia in the brain. Wherever it is, it suggests impaired blood flow and circulation related to high blood pressure, aging, diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking.Follow up with your dr. Take care! ...Read more

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How can you remove a basal cell?

How can you remove a basal cell?

Many options: Many options include topical agent such as imiquimod, curettage and desiccation ("scrape and burn"), photodynamic therapy, lasers, surgical excision, radiation, but the gold standard with the highest cure rate and smallest scar is mohs micrographic surgery. ...Read more

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If basal temp is low why do I sweat?

If basal temp is low why do I sweat?

Sweating: Your body is too hot for your thermostat in your body and sweating helps cool it down. Listen to your body. ...Read more

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What's basal metabolic rate predicting?

What's basal metabolic rate predicting?

Caloric burn at rest: Dependent on what you eat (prtein vs sugar and starch, your total muscle mass. Your muscle/fat ratio. Fat has very low metabolic activity. Muscle burns much more calories at rest. ...Read more

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What is a standard basal metabolic rate?

What is a standard basal metabolic rate?

BMR: is the energy(calories) required to keep your body functioning at rest. ...Read more

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What to eat for curing basal pneumonities?

Antibiotics: If you have basal pneumonia foods will not help. You will need antibiotics. See your md. ...Read more

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My basal temperature is 97.07 i'm i ovulating?

My basal temperature is 97.07 i'm i ovulating?

Additional info: If you are tracking your morning basal body temperature then you would have to look at this number in relation to all the temperatures that preceded it to know if it's a spike for you, personally. There are tracking apps if that might help. ...Read more

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What could be the causes for basal crepitation?

What could be the causes for basal crepitation?

Lung auscultation?: If you refer to findings while examining breathing sounds with an stethoscope, basal crepitation or crackles could be due to atelectasis ( small desufflated areas of the lung), pneumonia, edema (fluid accumulation), or other lung pathology. ...Read more

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What do you mean by bilateral basal pneumonitis?

What do you mean by bilateral basal pneumonitis?

Inflammation of lung: Pneumonitis is a term used for inflammation of lungs (mostly due to infections). If it involves the lower zones of the lungs on both left and right lung, then it would be reported as bilateral basal pneumonitis. This is just a description of the extent of lung involvement, and there could be several causes for this pattern. Talk to your doctor regarding your specific situation. ...Read more

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What is too low a range for basal cell temperature?

What is too low a range for basal cell temperature?

Age: I assume you mean age of a person.I have removed a basal cell in a child that was either 6 or 8 years old. That is rare. While these are usually found in the elderly, people can get them in their twenties or thirties , depending on how fair skinned they are and how much sun they have gotten in the past. Family history also plays a role. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: basal cell?

What is the definition or description of: basal cell?

Skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma or bcc is the most common type of skin cancer. There are millions of them each year in the us. They are caused by sun exposure and ultraviolet light (tanning beds) and are very common on the face. It is very rare for them to metastasize or spread to other parts of the body. They can be easily cured with surgery and other treatments. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the meaning of basal pneumonitis?

Please help! what is the meaning of basal pneumonitis?

Pneumonitis: Pneumonitis is an inflammatory process of the lung, like pneumonia, due to numerous potential causes. Basal simply refers to the location of the Pneumonitis: at the lung bases, or one of the lowermost segments of the lung. In other words, the bottom part of the lung. ...Read more

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What is considered too low for basal cell temperature?

Less than 96degrees: normal is typically 97-99, so if your body temperature is dropping and goes to 96 or below we worry about hypothermia setting in ...Read more

Passed Out (Definition)

Or passing out implies loss of consciousness. Frequently a cardiac ...Read more