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4,060 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Mutation in the CALM2 Gene, Palpitations

  • Long QT Syndrome

    These fainting spells might happen when you're excited, angry, scared or during exercise.[mayoclinic.org] These episodes may lead to palpitations, fainting, and sudden death due to ventricular fibrillation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: A novel de novo CALM2 mutation (D132H) was discovered by candidate gene screening in a male infant with prenatal bradycardia born to healthy parents.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia

    Possible complications include: Inability of the heart to pump enough blood (heart failure) Frequent fainting spells or unconsciousness Sudden death caused by cardiac arrest[mayoclinic.org] The proband (II: 1), aged 56, presented with syncope and palpitations.[revespcardiol.org] RYR2, CASQ2, KCNJ2 , ANK2, CALM1, CALM2, TRDN, SCN5A* Other Panels that Include this Diagnosis Notes on Genes: Priority Genes: These genes include 70% of the mutations that[admerahealth.com]

  • Ventricular Arrhythmia

    spells Sometimes there are no symptoms at all.[ucsfhealth.org] Symptoms seem to be aggravated by emotional stress or exertion, most common being palpitations, dyspnea, chest pain and syncope.[symptoma.com] LQT15LQT15 is caused by heterozygous mutations in the CALM2 (Calmodulin 2) gene (114182) on chromosome 2p21.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] Hypoglycemia, which is characterized mainly by palpitations, dizziness, and sweating, is common and easy to identify.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some examples of such symptoms include: Tremors Sweating Palpitations Anxiety and feeling of dread Restlessness Dizziness The brain is particularly vulnerable during a hypoglycemic[news-medical.net]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Anemia

    Symptoms of anemia may include the following: Fatigue weakness shortness of breath lightheadedness palpitations (feeling of the heart racing or beating irregularly) looking[web.archive.org] Severe anemia may lead to shortness of breath, pale complexion, dry nails, palpitations etc.[news-medical.net] Severe cases may lead to palpitations and even heart failure. This failure occurs if the heart is not pumping blood around the body efficiently.[news-medical.net]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Panic Attacks

    The White group had significantly higher rates of panic disorder, and of many panic symptoms, including palpitations, as compared to the African American, Asian and Latino[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aim of the present study was to investigate the ability of associated word pairs referring to catastrophic thinking (e.g. palpitations-heart attack) in producing panic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] According to our observations, some migraine subjects develop panic attacks with the typical symptoms (palpitation, dyspnea, anxiety/fear, shiver, sweating, polyuria) on the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Syncope

    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] Cardiac arrhythmia should be considered in all patients who have syncope associated with any of the following: (1) exertion, chest pain, or palpitations; (2) a past medical[oxfordmedicine.com] 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]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Alcohol Abuse

    […] and Detox Six Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Anxiety: Anxiety, restlessness, irritability, insomnia Head : Headaches, dizziness Chest : Chest tightness, difficulty breathing, palpitations[addictionsandrecovery.org] Consuming alcohol after taking disulfiram results in symptoms such as palpitations, flushing, nausea, vomiting, and headache.[aafp.org] Disulfiram–alcohol interaction: palpitations, flushing, nausea, vomiting, headache Alcohol, metronidazole (Flagyl), or paraldehyde use psychosis; cardiovascular disease Initiate[aafp.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia

    spells Sometimes, there are no symptoms.[ucsfhealth.org] […] of SVT can be nonspecific and varies based upon age with infants demonstrating fussiness or irritability and older children reporting vague perceptions of tachycardia or palpitations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had been suffering episodes of palpitations and chest pain for over a year and had been prescribed atenolol 25 mg ON, though the side effects meant he had not taken it[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Long QT Syndrome 10

    However, some patients may complain of a fluttering or palpitation in the chest before the fainting spell. Fainting spells may last for a minute or two.[news-medical.net] […] ablation procedures (Medical Encyclopedia) Ectopic heartbeat (Medical Encyclopedia) Electrocardiogram (Medical Encyclopedia) Exercise stress test (Medical Encyclopedia) Heart palpitations[icdlist.com] This prompted candidate-gene screening in a cohort of 82 LQTS genotype-negative patients. Two more patients were carriers of either CALM1 or CALM2 mutations.[smw.ch]

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