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Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Syncope (Definition)

Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. Syncope may indicate a particular medical condition, however often it may occur in an otherwise healthy individual. It is a common problem, accounting for 3% ...Read more


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What is vasovagal syncope?

What is vasovagal syncope?

Common fainting: When the nerve vagus causes a fainting spell. Usually this happens in responds to a recent stimulus like when injecting needles, watching blood, during medical procedures, while fasting, while standing for long periods, while in fear or panic. When there is no other obvious cause for fainting it is said that is called "vasovagal syncope". There are other causes of syncope or loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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What is micturition?

What is micturition?

Micturition: A very technical/scientific term for "peeing." www.Peedoc.Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What is neuro-cardiogenic syncope?

Syncope: neuro-cardiogenic syncope is a loss of awareness / fainting due to decreased blood flow to the brain. It tends to occur due to an over-active reflex in the arteries in the front of the neck. Another term for this is vaso-vagal syncope. ...Read more

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What causes micturition syncope?

Here are some ...: Such event are quite individually unique although its exact mechanism remains unclear, but vasovagal reflex has been elucidated and believed to be the cause. In other words, such person has some personal dysfunction in autonomic nerve system. To prevent possible accident of fall-down from such, try sit to void and stand up slowly with holding on to something. More? Ask Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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What is vasovagal syncope? Is it dangerous?

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

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What is vasovagal syncope and what causes it?

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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Neurocardiac syncope, what is cause, cure?

Neurocardiac syncope, what is cause, cure?

Syncope: Neurocardiogenic syncope is complex. Stand up-blood rushes to feet increase Adrenalin causes heart rate/pressure to increase to maintain bp. Brain misinterprets and sends signal to stop adrenalin. Heart rate slows and blood vessels dilate causing BP to fall and pass out. Can also be caused by pain/urinating/stress. Usually maintain hydration/salt and avoid triggering factors. See md. ...Read more

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What is presyncopal?

What is presyncopal?

(pre)syncope: Syncope is fancy term for passing out while presyncope is sensation of almost passing out w/o actually losing consciousness. Some might describe this as a sense of lightheadedness or faintness, which is distinct from room spinning sensation of vertigo. Unfortunately, all these descriptions are too often gathered under rubric of dizziness so it's important for your Family Doc & ENT to decipher ...Read more

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What is cough syncope?

What is cough syncope?

Yes: Cough syncope is passing out in relation to coughing. It is caused by a drop in blood pressure which is caused by the cough stimulating the vagus nerve which leads to the loss in blood pressure. It is the same mechanism as the common "fainting spell" some people have. ...Read more

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What is vagavasosyncope?

Vasovagal syncope: A sudden drop in blood pressure and heart rate leads to lightheadedness and passing out. Vasovagal refers to the vagus nerve's effects upon the vascular system. Among reasons for passing out, vasovagal syncope is one of the most common. When someone faints to the sight of blood, or overwhelmed with emotion, it is often due to vasovagal syncope. ...Read more

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What is fainting?

What is fainting?

Vasovagal: The common cause of fainting is a vasovagal reflex, which the activation of the vagus nerve causing rapid slow down of heart rate causing a sudden shut down of blood supply to the bain and then fainting, as soon as the person falls and be supine the blood supply returs to the barin and the person returns completely awake. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is cough syncope?

What sort of disorder is cough syncope?

Not a real problem : Excessive cough can limit the amount of blood returning to the heart and therefore cause syncope or a blackout spell which is reversible when cough stops. ...Read more

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What is heat syncope?

What is heat syncope?

Overheats and faints: A person who gets overheated will automatically dilate (widen) the blood vessels in his skin so that more blood will flow to the skin. His body does this in hopes of cooling him down, just like the elephant who sends more blood to his ears to cool his body down. The person, however, feels lightheaded and may faint because there is not enough blood flowing his brain (too much blood is in the skin). ...Read more

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What is hypertension urgency?

What is hypertension urgency?

Severe HTN: It's more accurately: severe HTN with mild symptoms. Mostly BP doesn't cause symptoms, but when it's very high (we're talking >200/>110 - sometimes much higher), there may be angina, heart failure, or encephalopathy. If severe, it's a hypertensive emergency. "urgency" is a term used for a borderline situation. ...Read more

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What is the primary problem during psychogenic shock?

What is the primary problem during psychogenic shock?

The term: shock, is a precipitous drop in blood pressure; psychogenic shock is brought about by vasodilation and constitutes an emergency, regardless of the reason. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fainting related to urination?

What is the definition or description of: Fainting related to urination?

Here are some...: Fainting spells at/during urination is not uncommon and is a form of autonomic nerve "instability" leading to so-called vasovagal reflex manifesting slow heart beat and subsequent low BP, which are usually self-limiting and transient, and recover after squatting down or sitting down. More? Seek evaluation. ...Read more

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What is passing out compared to fainting?

The same: Syncope is commonly referred to as "fainting" or "passing out". Different names for the same thing. ...Read more

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What is causing my orthostatic hypotension?

What is causing my orthostatic hypotension?

Wearing sun glasses: Just kidding! dehydration, certain medications, or an imbalance in the autonomic nervous system (affects blood pressure and pulse), are common causes of orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure on standing). Your doctor can do tests to determine the cause in you. ...Read more

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Passed Out (Definition)

Or passing out implies loss of consciousness. Frequently a cardiac ...Read more