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1,366 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] you have: Chest pain Shortness of breath When to call your health care provider Call your health care provider right away if you have any of the following: Dizziness or fainting[fairview.org] Tilt table test - This test is used if you have fainting spells for no known reason.[sharecare.com]

  • 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[…][aafp.org]

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  • Anxiety Disorder

    Anxiety can be an appropriate response to stressful situations but is considered a pathologic disorder when it is disabling and difficult to control. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most common anxiety disorder seen in primary care, affecting approximately 3% of adults in the United States (1, 2). This[…][doi.org]

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