faintness


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faintness

1. A sensation of impending loss of consciousness. Synonym: presyncope
2. A sensation of weakness due to lack of food.
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Ismail Moulay Salma's faintness in Washington is due to "the emotion and tension" that came over him since the abduction of Mustapha Salma, Mohamed Sheikh told the press in the Rabat-Sale airport upon his father's return from a trip to the United States.
The faintness of the magnitude is not the only reason for the challenging aspect of confirming some supernovae.
Advanced or severe aortic stenosis may cause chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue and faintness. It's often detected only when your physician hears a murmur while listening to your heart.
The themes included biographical data regarding Catherine of Alexandria, who probably never existed; the emergence of her cult in Latin hagiography; the faintness of her presence in medieval Russian Christianity; the creation of the non-public cult within Romanov family precincts; and the ultimate formal manufacturing of Catherine as legitimizer of female rule.
One of the main side effects reported in the studies is the risk of stroke, so if you're taking one of the drugs in question, make sure you and a spouse or loved one are aware of stroke symptoms such as slurred or difficult speech, numbness or weakness in an arm or leg, and faintness or lightheadedness.
Those symptoms include a pressing type of chest discomfort during physical exertion, heart palpitations, faintness or weakness.Women are far less likely than men to develop heart disease prior to their mid 50s.
The symptoms of hypoglycaemia may include hunger, sweating, shakiness, palpitations, faintness, dizziness, nausea or a headache.
Secondly, when a person is sexuallyaroused their blood will flow to their genitals and this can affect the blood supply to the brain, causing faintness.
ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers can cause dizziness, lightheadedness and faintness, especially when taken with a diuretic.
A YOUR feelings of faintness and sickness are caused by nerves.
The regiments of "Pennsylvania Dutch" soldiers not only had to fight a desperate melee with a more powerful foe, but also had to suffer an unfair reputation of unsteady leadership and general faintness of heart.
Because of their faintness and diffuse structure, the Milky Way's dwarf galaxies and star streams show up only when astronomers look for groups of stars that have similar color, velocities, and distances from Earth.