Tag: "fainting" at medical news
Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem
...mmon alternate diagnosis was vasovagal syncope, or fainting
spells, which can be caused by extremely low blood pressure, a heart-rhythm disorder or other conditions. Many of the heart and circulation problems could be treated with medication or a pacemaker....
H2O - a cure for low blood pressure
...pressure raising effect in patients who experience fainting
spells while standing.// Blood pressure started increasing within two or three minutes after the water was ingested, increased rapidly over the next 15 minutes, and then began to decrease after about 60 minutes. Drinking more water at 60 minutes cau...
A New Option for Patients Suffering From QT Syndrome
...res with blood flow to the brain and can result in fainting
or cardiac arrest. A new study shows a specific surgery can reduce the risk of fainting
or sudden death in people with a disorder called long QT syndrome. Beta-blockers can also slow the ...
Awareness about anaphylaxis crucial to prevent fatalities
...; cramping and vomiting or diarrhea; dizziness and fainting
or loss of consciousness; and even wheezing or breathing difficulty. Details on handling emergencies are available at www.acaai.org/public/...
Symptoms develop long before the 'Sudden' Cardiac Death
...ing for 90 minutes before the arrest. Dizziness or fainting
were some of the other common symptoms. Of the 352 patients whose personal history was available, 106 had a history of coronary artery disease that put them at increased risk for cardiac arrest and 16 had already had a cardiac arrest. According t...
Closing in on Lethal Heart Rhythm in Young Athletes
... puberty and its symptoms - dizziness, fatigue and fainting
after exercise - may appear up to 15 years before diagnosis. Source-Newswise SRM...
For High BP Patients, Preventing Enlarged Heart Decreases Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
...ut may result in symptoms of (a) palpitations, (b) fainting
and (c) chest pain, and ultimately heart failure. Symptoms of atrial fibrillation may be treated with medications which slow the heart rate. Several medications as well as electrical cardioversion may be used to convert AF to a normal heart rhythm. S...
NYC Trains Delayed Due to Fainting Dieters
... between October 2005 and October 2006, shows that fainting
dieters topped the "sick customer" list. Nelson i...ed in its 2005 – article, reported the notion that fainting
dieters are causing transit delays. Though the agency did not keep any official record of the natu...
Young People Who Died Suddenly, Inexplicably Had Genetic Heart Defects
...tion-linked heart abnormality include: ? sudden fainting
or a sudden seizure. ? evidence of unexplained death in the family history, such as a motor vehicle accident for which no plausible cause can be found. ? a distant relative with an unexplained death. With proper recognition of key warning signs,...