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2,827 Possible Causes for Drop Attacks, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension, Sexual Dysfunction

  • Epilepsy

    Andersen , PDEI‐5 for Erectile Dysfunction: A Potential Role in Seizure Susceptibility , The Journal of Sexual Medicine , 9 , 8 , (2111-2121) , (2012) .[dx.doi.org] Atonic seizures, also known as drop attacks, drop seizures or akinetic epileptic drop attacks, may involve a sudden loss of muscle tone, a head drop or leg weakening.[uchospitals.edu] Lennox-Gestaut syndrome or other epilepsies with drop attacks. Epilepsies where the seizure focus is in an area essential for function.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    Other signs include a slow heart beat, a reduction in sweating, bowel and bladder problems, sexual dysfunction, and other effects of autonomic failure.[njfaint.com] 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] 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]

  • Micturition Syncope

    Syncope during sexual activity may be due to neurocardiogenic syncope, coronary artery disease, or the use of erectile dysfunction medications.[emorymedicine.wordpress.com] 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] Differential diagnosis of Blackouts • Syncope • Epilepsy • Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures •Cataplexy  Drop attack • Transient CSF obstruction • Transient ischaemic attack[slideshare.net]

  • Hypotension

    Pure Autonomic Failure Pure autonomic failure is a rare degenerative disorder that causes orthostatic hypotension, sexual dysfunction, a decreased ability to sweat, elevated[nyulangone.org] Effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson disease. Neurology 2017, 88:17-24 Connolly S and others.[dizziness-and-balance.com] Postprandial hypotension is a sudden drop in blood pressure after a meal.[nhlbi.nih.gov]

  • Pure Autonomic Failure

    Chest pain, fatigue and sexual dysfunction are less common symptoms that may also occur.[en.wikipedia.org] First, patients with PAF did not have severe urinary disturbances, which would lessen the risk of recurrent urinary infections, and they also did not have life threatening[jnnp.bmj.com] The disease progresses very slowly, and usually presents with a picture of lightheadedness and gradual fading to syncope, often resulting in sudden falls or “drop attacks.[njfaint.com]

  • Menopause

    RESULTS: Age at menopause was not associated with sexual dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anxiety or feelings of anxiousness are also associated with panic attacks, and can manifest as physical symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, and palpitations[34-menopause-symptoms.com] Sex therapy may be helpful for women with sexual dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    OSA is correlated with sexual dysfunction, but there is no correlation between the severity of OSA and the severity of sexual dysfunction [ 92 ].[transbiomedicine.com] The patient had epileptic seizures and drop attacks only during night-time and it was not recognized during the daytime.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Obstructive sleep apnea can cause excessive daytime sleepiness, increasing risks of automobile crashes, loss of employment, and sexual dysfunction.[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope

    dysfunction, gastrointestinal dysmotility, and autonomic hyperactivity.[books.google.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
  • 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 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] Autonomic failure 8.1.2 Epilepsy and ictal asystole 8.1.3 Cerebrovascular disorders 8.1.4 Migraine 8.1.5 Cataplexy 8.1.6 Drop attacks 8.2 Neurological tests 8.2.1 Electroencephalography[escardio.org]

    Missing: Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Apnea

    OSA is correlated with sexual dysfunction, but there is no correlation between the severity of OSA and the severity of sexual dysfunction [ 92 ].[transbiomedicine.com] In adults with coronary artery disease, a severe drop in blood oxygen level can cause angina, arrhythmias, or heart attacks (myocardial infarction).[en.wikipedia.org] Below are other common sleep apnea symptoms: Constant tiredness Poor concentration Night sweats Weight gain Lack of energy Forgetfulness Sexual dysfunction Frequent urination[resmed.com]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

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