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I faint from pain or the thought of it. Why?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Vasovagal event

Nervous stimuli of the vagus nerve can lead to low BP (hypotension) and heart rate slowing (cardioinhibitory) reflexes.
This vasovagal event can lead to fainting(syncope).

In brief: Vasovagal event

Nervous stimuli of the vagus nerve can lead to low BP (hypotension) and heart rate slowing (cardioinhibitory) reflexes.
This vasovagal event can lead to fainting(syncope).
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