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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?
Had full cardio work up. No issues found besides gym. 4x over past two months Sx off pressure center chest and feeling as if fainting last <20sec?
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
Reflex: It is a reflex, mediated by the vagus nerve, in which there is slowing of the heart rate and/or dilation of blood vessels - either/both resulting in a fall of blood pressure, diminished circulation temporarily to the brain, and loss of consciousness. Note: i see you have a pacemaker. While this prevents slow hr, it doesn't prevent vasodilation thus neurocardiogenic syncope is still possible. ...Read more