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594 Possible Causes for Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension, Vasovagal Syncope

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    A 71-year-old man, who was diagnosed with familial amyloidosis type I, was admitted for treatment of severe orthostatic hypotension associated with recurrent syncopal attacks[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Abstract A 60-year-old male with recurrent syncopal attacks presented with orthostatic hypotension on the head-up tilt test.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Syncope

    However, a syncopal episode associated with normal sinus rhythm may be due to several disorders such as orthostatic hypotension, vasovagal or carotid sinus reflexes, or even[omicsonline.org] ., 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]

  • Hypotension

    Effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson disease. Neurology 2017, 88:17-24 Connolly S and others.[dizziness-and-balance.com] 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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    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] […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • 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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • 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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • 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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • 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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • 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: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension