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673 Possible Causes for Leg Cramp, Syncope

  • Hyperventilation

    We present the case of a patient who presented with recurrent syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[normalbreathing.com] ; Abstract This review summarizes evidence in humans for an association between hyperventilation (HV)-induced hypocapnia and a reduction in cerebral perfusion leading to syncope[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Syncope or seizure may be provoked by hyperventilation. [6] Paresthesias occur more commonly in the upper extremity and are usually bilateral.[emedicine.medscape.com] Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[normalbreathing.com] […] agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms), and presyncope or syncope[merckmanuals.com]

  • 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] For the most part, these episodes are benign and self-limited, although frequent syncope episodes can be debilitating, and injury may occur from sudden falls.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] changes–bilateral synchronous theta wave followed by delta activity with spike and slow-wave discharges causes respiratory alkalosis, tightness in the chest, dizziness without syncope[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Heat Cramp

    Number: Extreme heat kills 618 people every year," 9 July 2018 According to the Harford County Health Department, heat illness takes many forms, including heat fatigue, heat syncope[merriam-webster.com] Common night leg cramps should be distinguished from a condition that causes leg cramps while walking.[everydayhealth.com] It's vital that you take steps to cool down when the mercury rises, to avoid heat fatigue and exhaustion, heat syncope (sudden dizziness), heat cramps , and heat stroke (when[encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Anemia

    Cardiovascular symptoms include syncope, dyspnea, orthopnea, palpitations, and angina.[web.archive.org] People may have severe stomach cramps and clotting in the large veins of the abdomen and legs. Symptoms often occur in episodes (paroxysmally).[merckmanuals.com] Severe anemia may cause painful lower leg cramps during exercise, shortness of breath, and chest pain, especially if people already have impaired blood circulation in the[merckmanuals.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 64 year-old African female was brought to the emergency room with a 1-month history of recurrent syncope, weight loss, and abdominal bloating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is often blurring of vision, nasal congestion, ringing in the ears, numbness and tingling of the hands, feet or face, and sometimes leg or foot cramps.[fibromyalgiatreatment.com] The symptoms include being: Hungry Shaky Sleepy Anxious Dizzy Confused or nervous Sweaty Irritable Syncope (Passing out, losing consciousness) Some people have trouble speaking[hormone.org]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] during periods of inactivity (restless legs syndrome) Leg cramps Craving nonfood items (pica) or ice to suck or chew on Pale lips, inner eyelids, and the inside of your mouth[babycenter.com] Signs and symptoms Patients with iron deficiency anemia may report the following: Fatigue and diminished capability to perform hard labor Leg cramps on climbing stairs Craving[emedicine.com] Other symptoms include: Shortness of breath Dizziness Headache Pale complexion Palpitations Chest pain Irritability or poor concentration An unpleasant urge to move your legs[babycenter.com]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    , the most common cause of syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You should always watch for signs of decreased circulation, which could include discoloration of the skin, as well as pain or cramping, and numbness of the lower legs and[webmd.com] You should always watch for signs of decreased circulation, which could include discoloration of the skin , as well as pain or cramping, and numbness of the lower legs and[webmd.com]

  • Panic Attacks

    "Hyperventilation-Induced Syncope: No Need to Panic." Clinical Medicine and Research 1.2 (2003): 137-139. Friedlander, A.H., S.R. Marder, E.C. Sung, and J.S. Child.[medicinenet.com] Dizziness or weakness An out-of-body feeling Tingling or numbness in your hands, arms, feet or legs Chills or hot flashes Sense of unreality or dreamlike sensations A person[familydoctor.org] ., palpitations, dyspnea, syncope) Mitral valve prolapse Pulmonary embolus (e.g., dyspnea, hyperpnea, chest pain) Asthma (e.g., dyspnea, wheezing) Hyperthyroidism (e.g., palpitations[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Orthostatic Syncope

    […] by dizziness (pre-syncope).[symptoma.com] Rare side effects include minimal weight gain, excessively high blood pressure (hypertension), and leg cramping. Leg cramping is caused by low potassium.[andorrapediatrics.com] Head-up tilt of bed 45 Head-up tilt of bed (often will need footboard) Hypotension, sliding off bed, leg cramps Elastic support hose Requires at least 30–40 mm Hg ankle counterpressure[circ.ahajournals.org]

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