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2,271 Possible Causes for Drop Attacks, Hyperhidrosis, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    A 71-year-old man, who was diagnosed with familial amyloidosis type I, was admitted for treatment of severe orthostatic hypotension associated with recurrent syncopal attacks[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] loss resting tachycardia or impaired heart rate variation abnormal GI motility erectile dysfunction and lack of ejaculation anhidrosis, heat intolerance, dry skin, focal hyperhidrosis[online.epocrates.com] OH is defined specifically as a 20mmHg drop in systolic, and/or a 10mmHg drop in diastolic BP within 3 min of standing.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Syncope

    However, a syncopal episode associated with normal sinus rhythm may be due to several disorders such as orthostatic hypotension, vasovagal or carotid sinus reflexes, or even[omicsonline.org] It can present with a prolonged prodrome characterized by dizziness, fatigue, weakness, palpitations, hearing and vision disturbances, hyperhidrosis, low back pain, neck or[clevelandclinicmeded.com] It has many causes, and is distinct from vertigo, seizures, coma, falls, psychogenic pseudosyncope, drop attacks, transient ischaemic attacks, and states of altered consciousness[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Micturition Syncope

    Syncope is usually not recurrent; however, recurrent micturition syncope has been reported with bladder neck obstruction, severe chronic orthostatic hypotension, and paroxysmal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can present with a prolonged prodrome characterized by dizziness, fatigue, weakness, palpitations, hearing and vision disturbances, hyperhidrosis, low back pain, neck or[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Differential diagnosis of Blackouts • Syncope • Epilepsy • Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures •Cataplexy  Drop attack • Transient CSF obstruction • Transient ischaemic attack[slideshare.net]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Knowing the symptoms & causes of hypoglycemia can help you avoid a hypoglycemic attack. What is hypoglycemia?[web.archive.org] Hypoglycemia is defined as blood glucose levels dropping under 4 mmol/L Hypoglycemia occurs when blood glucose levels fall below 4 mmol/L.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Gout

    . • A drop in barometric pressure may trigger an attack. • Kidney failure may make it more difficult to rid the body of uric acid, thereby triggering gout. • Diseases such[health911.com] […] into the urine, which means that the level in the blood drops.[healthtalk.org] This is because the level of uric acid in your blood can drop when uric acid crystals form in the joints.[nhsinform.scot]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Vasovagal Syncope

    It can present with a prolonged prodrome characterized by dizziness, fatigue, weakness, palpitations, hearing and vision disturbances, hyperhidrosis, low back pain, neck or[clevelandclinicmeded.com] It has many causes, and is distinct from vertigo, seizures, coma, falls, psychogenic pseudosyncope, drop attacks, transient ischaemic attacks, and states of altered consciousness[bestpractice.bmj.com] Drop attacks. Dizziness or vertigo without loss of consciousness. Alcohol/drug abuse. Transient ischaemic attacks / stroke. Psychogenic pseudosyncope.[patient.info]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia

    Three patients with chronic traumatic cervical myelopathy had severe orthostatic hyperhidrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Contenuti: Diagnosis of neurological disease -- Episodic impairment of consciousness -- Falls and drop attacks -- Delirium -- Stupor and coma -- Brain death, vegetative state[worldcat.org] If blood pressure falls precipitously, syncope may occur rapidly, as in a drop attack. This may result in injury.[jnnp.bmj.com]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    The main persistent symptoms: throbbing or pressing pain in the occipital region, dizziness, nausea, hearing loss, memory loss, blurred vision, fatigue, hyperhidrosis, sensation[back.vsebolezni.com] The patient may suddenly become weak at the knee and crumple (often referred to as a “drop attack”).[en.wikipedia.org] It is sometimes known as beauty salon or Golden Gate Bridge syndrome, due to the effect of tilting the head back, causing vertigo or drop attacks.[almulcahy.com.au]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope

    It can present with a prolonged prodrome characterized by dizziness, fatigue, weakness, palpitations, hearing and vision disturbances, hyperhidrosis, low back pain, neck or[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Syncope Deglutitional Syncopes Drop Attack Drop Attacks Effort Syncope Effort Syncopes Episode, Syncopal Fainting Hyperventilation Syncope Hyperventilation Syncopes Micturition[decs.bvs.br] In an additional prospective, controlled cohort study of 1,149 subjects presenting with unexplained syncope and drop attacks, 19% had carotid sinus hypersensitivity and 31%[onlinejacc.org]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Histamine Intolerance

    […] in blood pressure) Tachycardia (increased pulse rate, "heart racing") Symptoms resembling anxiety or panic attack Chest pain Nasal congestion and runny nose Conjunctivitis[greenmedinfo.com] Urticaria (hives) Tissue swelling (angioedema) especially of facial and oral tissues and sometimes the throat, the latter causing the feeling of "throat tightening" Hypotension (drop[greenmedinfo.com]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

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