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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Vasovagal Attack

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What is causes of vasovagal attack?

What is causes of vasovagal attack?

Sight of blood: A number of people have a severe reaction to the sight of blood and pass out from the sit of blood. They recover on their own. It can be also a reaction to stress. They get clammy and drop their blood pressure and lose consciousness for a brief moment. ...Read more

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What are the ways to control vasovagal attacks?

What are the ways to control vasovagal attacks?

Avoidance techniques: Vsavagal attacks (neurocardiogenic syncope) occurs as a result of an abnormal reflex between the heart and the brain creating a vagal response to the heart and blood vessels, resulting in a drop in blood pressure and heart rate. The best treatment is avoidance. Once symptoms ate felt: lay down or perform kegel techniques (squeeze pelvic muscles). Fluid hydration very important. Also there are rx. ...Read more

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What is vasovagal syncope and what causes it?

Common faint: Vasovagal syncope is the most common type of fainting that occurs when the blood pressure drops suddenly, reducing blood flow to the brain. It is often caused by dehydration or becoming overheated. Stress and anxiety can provoke it as well. ...Read more

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Nerve vagus can cause a syncope vasovagal?

Nerve vagus can cause a syncope vasovagal?

yes: Vasovagal syncope is mediated through the vagus nerve but, remember, everyone has a vagus nerve! ...Read more

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What can cause vasovagal syncope?

What can cause vasovagal syncope?

Vasovagal syncope: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vasovagal-syncope/basics/causes/con-20026900

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Is pinching oneself (to cause slight pain) a good way to overcome nausea when feeling vasovagal from seeing blood?

Is pinching oneself (to cause slight pain) a good way to overcome nausea when feeling vasovagal from
seeing blood?

Works? If so, yes!: This is a fairly uncomplicated behavioral technique - if it works, it's fine! I guess the reason to be dealing w/ the sight of blood could be important for some reasons, but not if all you want is to deal better w/ it when necessary. (Please don't be a monster!!) ...Read more

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Treatment for frequent Vasovagal attacks? I'm on propranolol 20 mg 2x daily for SVT & keep having these attacks.

Treatment for frequent Vasovagal attacks? I'm on propranolol 20 mg 2x daily for SVT & keep having these attacks.

See your doctor: I suggest seeing the doctor who prescribed the propranolol. Propranolol can lower the heart rate and cause fainting just like a vasovagal attack. They can evaluate your heart rate, rhythm and blood pressure and see if your current dose is appropriate. ...Read more

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Can a vasovagal syncope or concussion (or both?) cause convulsions? If so, are the convulsions an indicator of severity? Thank you! :)

Can a vasovagal syncope or concussion (or both?) cause convulsions? If so, are the convulsions an indicator of severity? Thank you! :)

Yes: Both processes can be associated with a seizure. In the case of a concussion. A seizure associated with a concussion is an indication of severity. However, with a vasovagal episode, many people will have a brief episode of tonic/clonic activity that comes on when they faint. This is not a seizure. Some people do have seizures though with vagal response. ...Read more