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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
What to do if I am 17 (female) and today my doctor diagnosed me with vasovagal syncope! And I had to do bloodwork, should I be concerned?
Your daughter?: Your profile says you're 50. Is this your daughter? Anyway, vasovagal syncope is not a disease, it's a reflex. It's normal and can occur in most anyone if the conditions are right. Your job (should you choose to accept it) is to avoid the situation that resulted in syncope. Most people (but not all) know very well what brought it on. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try this:: Vasovagal syncope, which is accompanied by a fall in BP and often slowing hr, always has warnings which consist of nausea, feeling hot, becoming lightheaded, and visual changes such as darkening. At the first sign, lie down. If possible, elevate your legs. There are two benefits: it will raise your BP and avoid injury if you do faint. Other hints: always eat breakfast. Betablockers help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vasovagal Syndrome: It is a condition mediated by vagus nerve which leads to fainting or syncope. Itoccurs in responce to some triggerwhich causes heart rate to slow down, blood pressure drops, which causes lack of blood to the brain and it causes loss of consciousness. It is mediated throgh vagus nerve and sympathetic system. Triggers can be stress, pots. Venipuncture, sme drugs, ssris, violent coghing, hunger, lack of sleep, . ...Read more
Depends: On what your triggers are. Also make sure you keep yourself well hydrated. ...Read more
Vasovagal syncope: Vasovagal syncope occurs when you faint because your body overreacts to certain triggers, such as the sight of blood or extreme emotional distress. It may also be called neuro cardiogenic syncope. The vasovagal syncope trigger causes your heart rate and blood pressure to drop suddenly. That leads to reduced blood flow to your brain, causing you to briefly lose consciousness. Vasovagal syncope is usually harmless and requires no treatment. But it's possible you may injure yourself during a vasovagal syncope episode. Your doctor may recommend tests to rule out more serious causes of fainting, such as heart disorders. ...Read more
Is it normal that a vasovagal syncope is followed by vomitinng several times, in a manner similar to food poisoning?
No: While nausea and pallor are certainly associated with vasovagal syncope, persistent vomiting along with a syncopal episode may indicate a more concerning etiology such as neurologic, metabolic, infectious. Exposure, etc. I would recommend evaluation as soon as possible to rule out more worrisome causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have vasovagal syncope when I see a bunch of blood, but I need to get it treated before I enter medical school in 2 years.
Vasovagal response: You are not alone. Many people who became doctors have fainted at the first sight of blood. Fear of the unknown, overwhelmed by all the stimulation, lack of sleep, and hunger can create the perfect storm and lead to a vasovagal response. As you become more comfortable and through repetition (habituation) this queasiness will resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Usually it slows, often dramatically, simulating "arrest". A hr of 20-30 with 3-5 second pauses is not uncommon. This common form of vasovagal syncope is called "cardio-inhibitory". But occasionally one sees vagal reactions with pure vasodilatation in which BP falls but heart rate doesn't. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Sometimes vasovagal syncope is sel limiting, others it is a recurrent problem and requires attempts to treat with medications. The most important thing is attempting to stay hydrated and eat small frequent meals. If you feel like you are about to pass out sit down and put your head in between your legs or lie down on floor so if you do pass out you don't hurt yourself. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Agree with variable: Counterpressure manoeuvres are effective but should not replace recumbent position. Putting hands together and squeezing to contract upper body muscles works as well as crossing legs and squeezing. Both accomplish an increase in blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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