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1,324 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Nodular Heterotopia of the Grey Matter

  • Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] One must rely solely on a very careful history and elicit time of onset and place to get a possible lead if it is a patient complaining of having had “fainting spells,” “heart[aafp.org] ‘Patients can reproduce these spells by hyperventilating in a controlled environment.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

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  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of the history of Billroth II surgery and the description of his fainting spells, a 5-hour glucose tolerance test was performed in the clinic using the foods that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Anemia

    INTRODUCTION Table 1 Etiopathogenic classification of anemia. Regenerative anemia Acute or chronic bleeding Hemolytic anemia Hereditary (hemoglobinopathy, enzymopathy, membrane-cytoskeletal defects) Acquired (autoimmune, mechanical destruction, toxic-metabolic, drugs, infectious, PNH, hypersplenism) Hypo-regenerative[…][dx.doi.org]

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  • Syncope

    ., giddiness, lightheadedness, tunnel vision, nausea, spots in the vision).[bcmj.org] General Information Syncope, often referred to as a fainting spell, is the abrupt and brief loss of consciousness due to a temporary lack in blood flow to the brain.[utmc.utoledo.edu] For individuals who have problems with chronic fainting spells, therapy should focus on recognizing the triggers and learning techniques to keep from fainting.[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    This is different from a syncope caused by cardiac problems because there are known triggers for the fainting spell (standing, heat, emotion ) and identifiable prodromal symptoms[en.wikipedia.org] Water ingestion - -drinking 16 oz of water over 5 minutes can prevent a fainting spell (Lu et al, 2003)..[dizziness-and-balance.com] Acute OI [ edit ] Patients who suffer from acute OI usually manifest the disorder by a temporary loss of consciousness and posture, with rapid recovery (simple faints, or[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Vasovagal syncope is characterized by simple fainting spells .[rscdiagnosticservices.com] A blood test might also be done to look for conditions of the blood such as anemia which might be a cause to the fainting spell or dizziness you have.[gazettereview.com] Avoid fainting spells by recognising the symptoms before it happens.[mountelizabeth.com.sg]

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  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your family history of coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, fainting spells or sudden death from heart problems.[womenshealthmag.com] This test sometimes is used to help find the cause of fainting spells. You lie on a table that moves from a lying down to an upright position.[web.archive.org] When To Call a Professional Call your doctor if you have any symptoms of a cardiac arrhythmia, including palpitations, dizziness, fainting spells, fatigue, shortness of breath[womenshealthmag.com]

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  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    SHERSTEN KILLIP, M.D., M.P.H., JOHN M. BENNETT, M.D., M.P.H., and MARA D. CHAMBERS, M.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Mar 1;75(5):671-678. Patient information: See a related handouts on this topic at . The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia is 2 percent in adult men, 9 to 12 percent[…][web.archive.org]

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  • Anxiety Disorder

    DANGER AND HARM ARE AVOIDED BY STRATEGIC DECISIONS MADE AT ALL THREE LEVELS OF THE TRIUNE FOREBRAIN: rational (neomammalian), emotional (paleomammalian), and instinctive (reptilian). This applies also to potential harm from conspecifics, which leads to a choice between escalating and de-escalating strategies. Anxiety[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hemolytic Anemia

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search form of anemia due to hemolysis haemolytic anaemia ANEMIA HEMOLYTIC secondary anemia from hemolysis Hemolytic Anemia Anemia, Hemolytic edit English hemolytic anemia form of anemia due to hemolysis haemolytic anaemia ANEMIA HEMOLYTIC secondary anemia from hemolysis[…][wikidata.org]

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