Adams-Stokes syndrome is a cardiac syncope that occurs with seizures caused
by complete or incomplete heart block.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Syncope - A spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by an insufficient blood
supply to the brain. ... Reflex Syncope is the most common cause of blackouts.
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 ...
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.