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Can Tilt Training Help Prevent Vasovagal Syncope
Not really: Neurocardiogenic syncope in young people is pretty common and there are different triggers that lead to the faint in people, but the trigger is often the same for a particular person. A large study was done comparing lifestyle change training vs this training +tilt training: no real difference in outcome. Also tilt training takes a lot of discipline and is not easy. So, not really. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vasovagal: Read the vasovagal wiki: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/vasovagal_response.Get a more detailed answer ›
How can i prevent vasovagal syncope after taking injection? I always faint a minute after taking vaccination or venipunture
Lie down during inj!: Best way to prevent the vasovagal syncope from occurring during veni -puncture and injections is to lie down on the examination table and have the procedure done in a lying down position. This prevents the pooling of blood in the lower extremities by gravity and the brain continues to get good circulation. ...Read more
My boyfriend is a healthy triathlete w/ Crohn's but today passed out waiting in line for lunch. In the ER said vasovagal syncope. Help?
Good diagnosis: Vasovagal syncope just means a simple fainting spell and they didnt find anything serious. It can happen when we are stressed in certain ways (like pain or fright or heavy cough), especially if dehydrated. It can involve a nerve reaction which slows the heartbeat or opens blood vessels in the legs so the blood pools, when we are standing up. Keep hydrated. Prognosis generally good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does vasovagal syncope mean? Also what does it have to do with your heart? Is there a surgery that can help fix this problem?
Vasovagal: read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasovagal_responseGet a more detailed answer ›
I have panic attacks and faint every time i'm hurt (sprained ankle, thrown out back, etc) (vasovagal syncope?) 50mgzoloft helped; what else can I do?
Therapy and Meds: Zoloft is a very appropriate medication to help with panic attacks. Since you have received benefit from 50mg consider talking with your prescribing provider about increasing the dose to get more help, as long as you are tolerating the medication. In addition, it would be helpful to start seeing a therapist to discuss better ways of coping with your anxiety. Monitor your overall health as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Squat or make a fist: There are many medications advocated, but few proven to really work. The faint can often be prevented if you do an isometric maneuver, which raises your blood pressure. An example would be folding your arms in front, grasping arms and pull them apart. If circumstances allow, you can also squat down or simply lie down on a couch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Sometimes vasovagal syncope is sel limiting, others it is a recurrent problem and requires attempts to treat with medications. The most important thing is attempting to stay hydrated and eat small frequent meals. If you feel like you are about to pass out sit down and put your head in between your legs or lie down on floor so if you do pass out you don't hurt yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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