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Can tilt training help prevent vasovagal syncope?

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 more

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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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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

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Do many young people have vasovagal syncope?

Vasovagal syndrome: Yes it can happen at any age, not uncommon in young people. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my vasovagal syncope?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my vasovagal syncope?

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 more

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What can I do for my vasovagal syncope without going to a doctor?

Better be safe: Check with a doctor! that is what they are educated for. ...Read more

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Can you have vasovagal syncope and seizure disorder?

Yes: You can have both. Work with your neurologist to determine which one is the symptomatic cause. ...Read more

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Passed Out (Definition)

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