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Cardio Neuro Syncope
Does chf, neuro cardio syncope cause peripheral vascular disease because when i had a tilt table done, they said that the blood pooled in my feet?
Weight gain, dizzy spells, syncope, heat intolerance, hazy head, rapid bl. Sug fluc. - neuro and cardio cleared- positive tilt table - PCOS cause all?
No: Your dizzy spells, syncope, and positive tilt table may indicate POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). If you have a positive tilt table, how can you be "cardio cleared"? Evaluation with an electrophysiologist (cardiologist specializing in neuro-cardiogenic syncope) may be revealing. If you have POTS, the prognosis is good - you'll get better in time and there are treatments. ...Read more
I work out mornings intense cardio squats situps, etc the thing is when im done & showering i feel like fainting bcus i don't eat b4 what should I eat?
What are the causes of lightheadedness & fainting spells? Cardio work up normal. It feels like blood is getting thrown to my feet.
Vasovagal: Look up vasovagal in the internet. This might help. ...Read more
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 legion. Some don't involve the heart at all like low blood sugar or epilepsy. You should discuss your syncope with someone who knows your full medical history to see if additional testing is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limited: Due to the pregnancy, labs, 2 echo and holter would be first studies ordered. 30day event recorder may be needed if symptoms are intermittant. Really can't do stress testing or tilt table tests.She needs to stay hydrated , dont get up too quickly, eat regularly, get plenty of sleep, support socks. BP should be taken with pt lying then sitting then standing to see if BP drops severly or becomes symp. ...Read more
Syncope episode feb. Strange sxs since dec. Tests, blood norm. Neuro wont discuss anything but epidode. Unable to chg dr. How to handle to get action.
Depends: Passing out is common and common causes are emotion, dehydration, medications. Depending on age abnormalities of heart rhythm become more prevalent. Rare entities such as cardiomyopathy are possible in younger patients. If first episode and there is a clear precipitant it is probably not necessary to see doc. If this is recurrent or there is no clear explanation see doc soon. ...Read more