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Syncope (medicine)

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Adams-Stokes syndrome is a cardiac syncope that occurs with seizures caused by complete or incomplete heart block.

Fainting (Syncope): Get the Facts on Causes - MedicineNet

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Fainting or syncope can be caused by dehydration, medications, diabetes, pregnancy, anemia, heart conditions, age, and more. Diagnosis and treatment ...

Understanding Fainting -- the Basics - WebMD

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Many different conditions can cause fainting. These include heart problems such as irregular heart beats, seizures, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), anemia (a ...

Syncope (Fainting): Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment - Medical ...

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Dec 23, 2015 ... The medical term for fainting is syncope. Fainting is a sudden loss of consciousness, usually temporary and typically caused by a lack of ...

Syncope (Fainting) - American Heart Association

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Oct 20, 2015 ... It's a benign (and the most frequent) cause of fainting. However, life-threatening conditions may also manifest as syncope. NMS is more ...

About Unexplained Fainting | Medtronic

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A cardiac monitor may help your doctor rule in or rule out abnormal heart rhythms as the cause of your fainting.

Syncope loss of consciousness, collapse, blackout or fainting

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Syncope refers to a sudden loss of consciousness often accompanied with collapse, more commonly known as a blackout or faint. Syncope is caused by a lack ...

Fainting: Causes, Types & Prevention - Healthline

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Sep 15, 2015 ... Fainting happens when you lose consciousness for a short amount of time because your brain isn't getting enough oxygen. The medical term ...

Diagnosis and management of patients with blackouts - NCBI

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Blackouts or T‐LOC are common—some patients clearly have fainting episodes or syncope caused by an evident arrhythmia, and some patients clearly have ...

When the lights suddenly go out - Harvard Health

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Many things can cause sudden low flow to the brain that leads to fainting. The causes can be grouped loosely into two camps: problems outside the heart ...

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Syncope/Collapse. Causes of syncope, collapse and fainting. | Patient

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It is also often called a blackout. The medical term is syncope. It isn't the same thing as a seizure which usually causes jerking. It is important to seek medical ...

Fainting - Causes - NHS Choices

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Nov 4, 2014 ... Fainting (syncope) is caused by a temporary reduction in blood flow to the brain. This can occur for a number of reasons.

Unexplained fainting is a sudden loss of consciousness with many ...

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Sep 27, 2010 ... The cause of unexplained fainting may be harmless or serious. An Insertable Cardiac Monitor may help your doctor rule in or rule out abnormal heart rhythms as the cause of your fainting. ... About Blackouts. © 2016 Medtronic ...