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649 Possible Causes for Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration, Vasovagal Syncope

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vasovagal syncope is a form of dysautonomia characterized by an inappropriate drop in blood pressure while in the upright position.[en.wikipedia.org] When it leads to passing out, if is called vasovagal syncope.[webmd.com]

  • Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] hyperventilation syndrome a complex of symptoms that accompany hypocapnia caused by hyperventilation, including palpitation, a feeling of shortness of breath or air hunger, lightheadedness[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    Treatment for recurrent vasovagal syncope includes increased salt and water intake and various drug treatments, most of which are still under investigation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] vasovagal syncope.[link.springer.com] Drug Treatment of Orthostatic Hypotension and Vasovagal Syncope. Heart Disease. 2003; 49-64. Lee T, Donegan C, Moore A.[heartdisease.about.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] This is where they base the tilt-table test study for vasovagal syncope. They have been successful thus far in inducing some but not all.[zeromd.wordpress.com] Some people experience episodic acute OI, such as postural vasovagal syncope (fainting), or chronic OI, such as postural tachycardia syndrome, which can significantly reduce[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Syncope

    ., giddiness, lightheadedness, tunnel vision, nausea, spots in the vision).[bcmj.org] Vasovagal syncope is usually harmless and requires no treatment. But it's possible you may injure yourself during a vasovagal syncope episode.[mayoclinic.org] Pacemaker therapy for prevention of syncope in patients with recurrent severe vasovagal syncope. JAMA 2003; 289 :2224-9.[aerjournal.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Abstract In 27 comatose patients with acute head injury, 45 paired studies of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were performed before and after hyperventilation. In total 676 regions were studied, and rCBF was calculated as initial slope index using the intracarotid washout technique of 133 Xe. The tests were[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • 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]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Vasovagal syncope occurs as a result of cerebral hypoperfusion.[symptoma.com] The optimal approach to treatment of patients with vasovagal syncope remains uncertain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vasovagal syncope, or the "common faint", is the most common cause of syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Cardiogenic Syncope

    […] and vasovagal syncope.[bakerchiropractic.org] What is vasovagal syncope or neurocardiogenic syncope?[pccoforegon.com] Further classifications of this particular type of syncope include situational, carotid sinus, and vasovagal syncope.[uspharmacist.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

    syncope (VVS).[hrsonline.org] METHODS: One hundred twenty-five patients (mean age 11.1 2.3 years; 60% female) reporting short-term loss of consciousness and diagnosed with vasovagal syncope based on anamnesis[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Many times, POTS is accompanied by, 'vasovagal syncope,' or, 'neurally mediated hypotension,' or, 'neurocardiogenic syncope.'[disabled-world.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration