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2,680 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Orthostatic Hypotension, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Delayed orthostatic hypotension.[dizziness-and-balance.com] […] 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]

  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Both types of syncope are associated with orthostatic hypotension and are nonlethal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vasovagal syncope is characterized by simple fainting spells .[rscdiagnosticservices.com] Past studies found that an Anti-Gravity suit (G-suit) can increase blood pressure and has been reported to prevent orthostatic hypotension effectively in patients with diabetes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Syncope

    hypotension is a chronic, debilitating, and often progressively fatal condition Orthostatic hypotension at Curlie[en.wikipedia.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]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Alcohol Abuse

    hypotension Sadness Hyperactivity (initial phase) Fatigue 0.06-0.32 2.5/1 Traumatism Sport failure Mild disease Children and adolescent patients, although they do not strictly[dx.doi.org] […] cephalea Post-anxiety disorders Depression 0.006-2.5 2-3/1 Flu Cold Serious disease Child 5-15 3-6 months Episodic tension cephalea Recurrent abdominal pain Tachycardia Orthostatic[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • 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]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Hyponatremia

    Patients presenting with orthostatic hypotension and normal plasma sodium concentrations are frequently admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of dehydration.[doi.org] hypotension.[vaprisol.com] REACTIONS The most common adverse reactions (incidence 10%) reported in clinical trials were infusion site reactions (including phlebitis), pyrexia, hypokalemia, headache and orthostatic[vaprisol.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    The drop in blood pressure may be sudden (vasovagal orthostatic hypotension), within 3 minutes (classic orthostatic hypotension) or gradual (delayed orthostatic hypotension[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    We present a unique case of orthostatic hypotension as the sole feature of a CRMP-5 paraneoplastic autonomic neuropathy in a patient with small cell lung cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fainting spells upon standing may indicate postural hypotension. A physician may detect early signs of neuropathy.[joslin.org] The bladder problems tend to improve earlier than orthostatic hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Dehydration

    Patients presenting with orthostatic hypotension and normal plasma sodium concentrations are frequently admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of dehydration.[doi.org] Plus, dehydration can aggravate a tendency toward syncope, making the likelihood of fainting higher.[tiphero.com] Cardiovascular findings include orthostatic hypotension, decreased cardiovascular pressure, and a rapid, weak pulse.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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