The probable cause of syncope is vasovagal syncope (VVS) occurring because of profound systemic hypotension due to reex vasodilatation, or vagally driven bradycardia, or both followed by dizziness, presyncope
and finally syncope.
The basic clinical history for athletes should include questions about exercise related symptoms such as palpitations, presyncope
or syncope, family history of either cardiac disease or sudden cardiac death in a young person (< 40 years).
On the other hand, NH residents may be harmed by orthostatic hypotension, syncope, presyncope
, and falls (Finucane et al.
These 2 terms are often used interchangeably by patients, with the sensations described as imbalance, lightheadedness, disorientation, presyncope
, confusion--among others.
There are types of dizziness: vertigo, light headedness, presyncope
Vertigo, imbalance, a floating sensation, or presyncope
?" were used according to the description by Drachman and Hart (1972) .
The patient denied any trauma to the chest or upper extremities, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, presyncope
, or syncopal episodes.
A, a 68-year-old male with no prior medical history, called EMS after experiencing retrosternal chest pain and presyncope
. He subsequently collapsed and had a pulseless electrical activity (PEA) cardiac arrest.
reported a case of a male with a positive influenza PCR, who presented with episode of presyncope
, myalgias, and dyspnea developing over the course of a few days.
He also complained of more frequent episodes of presyncope
up to 6 times a day in the few weeks prior to seeking medical attention.
Furthermore, she had no history to suggest an arrhythmogenic disorder with no palpitations, presyncope
, or syncope reported.
and true syncope are difficult to definitively diagnose, even with tilt-table testing.