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Fainting From Laughing
Laughter-induced or: Gelastic syncope is extremely rare. It is thought to be a sub-type of the situational syncopes; a valsalva-type effect: increased pressure in the chest reduces venous blood return resulting in decreased heart output and a transient reduction in blood flow to the brain, therefore fainting. Precautions are important to prevent injury if fainting occurs. Best regards. ...Read more
Okay every time my mom laugh really hard it's feels like she is gonna faint and afterwards she gets really bad headache what can this be ?
Primary Cough Headac: Primary cough headache begins suddenly, lasts several minutes, and is precipitated by coughing, sneezing, or laughing. Be sure to rule out chiari malformation, carotid stenosis, cerebral aneurysm, and vertebrobasilar disease. Treatment is Indomethacin 25-50mg 2-3 times per day.Some patients (1/3rd) obtain relief of pain with lumbar puncture. ...Read more
I was in bed and felt pain on my low abdome. Every time i laugh my tummy hurts. It got worse and i felt the need to faint and vomit. ?
When I cough or do weight training with heavy weight or laugh too much then some kind of pain start from my left portion of neck and faints me suddenl?
"fake" faints, shaking body parts out of sudden, expressionless, crying or laughing for no reason, random screams, can it be touretters? 14 y/o sister
My mother has trouble breathing when she's sleeping. She sometimes faints when laughs and randomly gets sleepy.
Mom needs to see doc: There is a neurological disorder called narcolepsy in which people fall asleep inappropriately, and experience sudden loss of mucle tone with emotional arousal such as hearty laughter. That may cause a falling to the ground, but not true fainting (loss of consciousness). Breathing trouble is not part of narcolepsy. Sleep apnea, more common in obese people, may cause excessive daytime somnolence. ...Read more
My husband sometimes faints during urination, coughing excessively or laughing too hard. He was previously diagnosed with a sensitive vagus nerve. About 2 years ago, he started having absence seizures where he stares into space and makes strange movements
Faintness: Faintness = near loss of consciousness.Get a more detailed answer ›
What could cause sudden faintness, extreme weakness, back out after smoking a cigarette first thing in the morning?
2 second palpitations occuring every 10 mins or so for hours post workour after I started 1.5hr daily intense exercise again 2 days ago. No faintness.
Hydration: Most people forget that they need to drink fluids well in advance of doing vigorous exercise. Exercise causes the arteries and veins to expand which can lower blood pressure and make people feel tired and lightheaded. If you exercise in the morning, make sure you are well hydrated the night before. Avoid caffeine and high sugar energy drinks which can give quick bursts but result in dehydration. ...Read more
Go to the ER: You need to be evaluated asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Meniere's disease: Do you feel like motion-sickness? It depends if your symptoms are associated with sudden head movements, it is possible you have benign vertigo or a kind of vestibular disorder in your inner ear. If your symptoms last for more than several days, you are advised to talk to your doctor for further evaluation. Some anti-nausea medications are quite effective to control your symptoms. ...Read more
Once, after I ran I had faintness, difficulties in breathing, seeing (white image). Then the medic gave me glucose and calcium, what were they for?
Suspected low sugar.: in the short term, low blood sugar is more dangerous than high level and so rapidly giving sugar for suspected symptom is a safer bet. I doubt that u had low calcium--as u likely would have experienced muscle spasm etc...but giving u some MAY reduce the risk of cardiac rhythm trouble. I would recommend checking with doc to see why u had trouble breathing...?asthma? Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What might cause faintness, numbness, pain, and lightheaded drowsy and really abnormal feeling only while laying?
Many things: Could be anxiety or medical problems. I suggest you see your family physician. Make sure you ask your family members if they have ever had anything like this. Also does this only happen when you are falling off to sleep or coming out of sleep. If so make note of this. Does your heart skip beats? Start taking your BP first sitting then standing am, noon, 6pn, hs with pulse and axial temp. Keep a log. ...Read more
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