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Syncope (medicine) - Wikipedia


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

Fainting (Syncope): What Causes Fainting? Reasons & Symptoms


Vasovagal syncope is a common cause of fainting. The vagus nerve is overstimulated and causes the body's blood vessels to dilate and the heart to slow down.

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


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 ...

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


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


Dec 21, 2016 ... It's a benign (and the most frequent) cause of fainting. However, life-threatening conditions may also manifest as syncope. NMS is more ...

Understanding Fainting -- the Basics - WebMD


Mar 4, 2015 ... Fainting, also called syncope (pronounced SIN-ko-pee), is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness and posture caused by decreased blood flow ...

Home - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures


Syncope - A spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by an insufficient blood supply to the brain. ... Reflex Syncope is the most common cause of blackouts.

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


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 ...

Fainting - Causes - NHS Choices


Read about the causes of fainting. Fainting (syncope) is caused by a temporary reduction in blood flow to the brain. This can occur for a number of reasons.