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What Exactly Does It Take To Fall Unconscious
Unconsciousness: Falling unconscious most often happens as a faint. The most common cause of faint is what is called a "vasovagal" reaction in which fright, pain, disgust, horror, or other stimulus triggers the vagus nerve to lower your heart rate until your blood pressure drops too low to maintain normal cerebral consciousness. The other major cause of fainting is just low blood pressure, eg., dehydration, etc. ...Read more
What is this? Sudden unconsciousness with convulsions that i fall in and out of for hours. No vision for 10min after last episode. Cannot be woken up.
No: Halothane's onset of action is 1.5-3 minutes. ...Read more
People with diabetes: how long does it take for a diabetic to become unconscious due to not eating?
Incorrect Idea....: Even starving people, including diabetics, remain conscious; looking for food. Coma related to diabetes occurs due to blood glucose too low due to too much Insulin (a dangerous tx tool), not failure to eat. While widely rx'ed as tx for type ii, Insulin is a very bad tool: nearly always complicates dm with ?ed hunger, overeating, ?ed body fat, roller coaster bg, etc. Thus best avoid/minimize. ...Read more
I don't know exactly how to explain but many a times or now I should say regularly after a short interval I feel unconscious and dizzy?
Am I going to be unconscious for my upcoming biopsy on my swollen neck? If not, how long to they take?
Need more info: If it is biopsy of a lymph node, that could be done under local anesthesia and may take only minutes. If it is for a mass deeper in the neck, then you may be put under general anesthesia. Please note that these procedures are quite safe. You should discuss your concern with your doctor. ...Read more
Hw long can it take to recvr aftr unconsciousness due to japanese enc. Which lasted in few days, now having speech, swallowing and limb weakness prblm?
Listen to your body: Your brain is healing. Stem cells move into an area of injury but can easily be injured. Lower stress of all kinds, avoid tobacco and alcohol, and be sure to take vit d3 if you can't get 20 minutes of sunlight over head from 11am to 1pm. Many herbs like rosemary, thyme, sage, and ginger are anti-inflammatory. Minocycline is useful in animal models. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mam she is 50 years old was unconscious since 8 month the doctors says the cause she got coma was she did not take food for long time and the MRI r?
Unlikely reason: Starvation is not the usual cause to go into coma, you may not be knowing all the facts , have to speak to the doctor , she may have other associated diseases , bad diabetic may have taken excessive Insulin accidentally , stroke etc. Most likely she had all the required tests , . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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