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1,334 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life

  • Atrial Standstill

    An asymptomatic patient with cardiomegaly caused by isolated right atrial standstill is reported. The right atrium showed no evidence of contraction on pressure records or angiographically, while the left atrium functioned normally.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    Acute compartment syndrome is a highly aggressive condition, which needs rapid diagnosis and surgical emergency. Most cases are caused by trauma, fractures, surgeries, or vascular injury, while other causes are easily misdiagnosed. A 29-year-old female, with a medical history of an insect bite on the left calf but[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Hyperventilation

    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] ‘So does that mean you become light headed and silly, or faint, as you would if you hyperventilated at sea level?’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • 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]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Anemia

    Anemia is a common worldwide problem that is associated with nonspecific complaints. The initial focus for the emergency evaluation of anemia is to determine whether the problem is acute or chronic. Acute anemia is most commonly associated with blood loss, and the patient is usually symptomatic. Chronic anemia is[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Temporomandibular Joint disorder (TMD) is a dysfunction of masticatory muscles and the joints that connect the mandible (lower jaw) to the skull. The foremost symptom of TMD is pain. Pain in TMD usually occurs in adjacent areas near the tragus or elsewhere on the face rather than in the joint itself. Symptoms[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Hypersensitivity

    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To determine the effect of prebiotics given to infants for the prevention of allergy or food hypersensitivity. Secondary objectives are: to determine the effect of specific prebiotics;[…][doi.org]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Hypertension

    Journal of Hypertension. 24(2):215–233, FEB 2006 DOI: 10.1097/01.hjh.0000199800.72563.26, PMID: 16508562 Issn Print: 0263-6352 Publication Date: 2006/02/01 Heather Dickinson;James Mason;Donald Nicolson;Fiona Campbell;Fiona Beyer;Julia Cook;Bryan Williams;Gary Ford; Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract[…][dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Essential Hypertension

    Neurovascular compression of the rostral ventrolateral medulla, a major center regulating sympathetic nerve activity, may be causally related to essential hypertension. Microvascular decompression of the rostral ventrolateral medulla decreases elevated blood pressure. A 47-year-old male essential hypertension[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life
  • Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse encompasses a spectrum of unhealthy alcohol drinking behaviors, ranging from binge drinking to alcohol dependence. Alcohol abuse was a psychiatric diagnosis in the DSM-IV, and has been merged with alcohol dependence into alcohol use disorder in the DSM-5.Globally, alcohol consumption is the seventh[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Onset of Symptoms in the Fourth to Sixth Decade of Life

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