NATALIE "The fainting
was nothing sinister - I just needed a good sleep and some rest.
The ER doctor testified that he believed that the fainting
may have been related to her history of cardiac issues, and considered several other possible causes, but could not make an official diagnosis.
2) One serious cause of fainting
is because of abnormal heart rhythms and is triggered by underlying heart problems.
A new study in the journal Neurology suggests that there is a genetic component to fainting
, also called vasovagal syncope, is a brief loss of consciousness when your body reacts to certain triggers, such as emotional distress or the sight of blood.
occurs when the blood and oxygen to the brain become too low and cause the brain to seek available blood and oxygen from other parts of the body.
Reasons for fainting
can include standing for a long time, feeling stressed or anxious, failing to eat properly or a sudden unpleasant sight or experience.
UEFA President Michel Platini has been discharged from a Johannesburg hospital and given a clean bill of health after fainting
in a restaurant on Friday night.
About a year ago, Jessica Eaves of Guthrie, Oklahoma, learned that she had vasovagal syncope, a condition that can cause unexpected fainting
due to a sudden drop in blood pressure.
I AM 20, play sports and consider myself fit and healthy, but recently I have been fainting
after sex - I even cut my head on the bedside table.
British doctors have become the first in the world to fit a new type of pacemaker to stop people regularly fainting
, they announced yesterday.
Wellington District Court Judge Peter Butler has ruled that Air New Zealand pilot Geoff Paterson cannot fly any more because of fainting
turn is usually harmless and often a one-off but it should never be ignored.
George Steinbrenner was back at home recovering from a fainting
spell, feeling well enough to crack jokes about it.
Results can be mild, annoying symptoms like yours, or may progress to dangerous fainting