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Fainting (Syncope) | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Jun 3, 2013 ... Learn about what causes fainting (syncope) in children and teenagers, whether it may be a sign of a dangerous medical condition and what to ...

When Children Faint – Non-cardiovascular Syncope: Causes and ...


When Children Faint _ Non-cardiovascular Syncope: Causes&Treatment ... adults and children visit a doctor each year with complaints of fainting spells.

Dizziness and Fainting Spells - HealthyChildren.org


head-neck-nervous-system~American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discusses dizziness and fainting spells in children.

Fainting - KidsHealth


Fainting is pretty common in teens. The good news is that most of the time it's not a sign of something serious.

Fainting (Syncope) in Children & Teenagers


Fainting, or syncope, is common among healthy adolescents and young adults. Approximately 20 percent of young adults report having fainted at least once.

Fainting - Causes - NHS Choices


Nov 4, 2014 ... Fainting (syncope) is caused by a temporary reduction in blood flow to the ... RAS tends to be more common in small children and often occurs ...

Reflex syncope in children and adolescents


This article will address the epidemiology of reflex syncope in children and ... Frequency of the complaint of fainting as a reason for visiting a general practitioner ...

Childhood Fainting Rarely Cause for Alarm - KidsGrowth


The next most frequent cause of fainting is known as postural or orthostatic hypotension. It occurs when children get up quickly from a prone position or stand in ...

Fainting (Syncopal) attacks in children - KidsGrowth


20% of children will have a fainting episode before the age of 15 years. In one medical study, almost 50 percent of interviewed college students claimed to have  ...

When a child faints or passes out -- what could be the cause ...


Feb 6, 2009 ... My niece is 12. On about three or four occasions over the last year or two, she has passed out or fainted. Once was on the softball field; once ...

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Fainting - AboutKidsHealth


A child can faint for a number of possible reasons. The most common cause of fainting is a temporary drop in blood pressure. Fainting because of low blood ...

Fainting (“Syncope”) in Children | Phoenix Children's Hospital Heart ...


In layman's terms, syncope is commonly called fainting or “passing out.” If a child is about to faint, he or she will feel dizzy, lightheaded or nauseous. The child's ...

Understanding Fainting -- the Basics - WebMD


A simple episode, also called a vasovagal attack or neurally-mediated syncope, is the most common type of fainting spell. It is most common in children and ...