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Re: vaso-vagal syncope

From: G Woodman


I do suffer from the same condition since I was a child. I am an adult now and continue to have these fainting episodes. The latest doctor I've seen recommended taken Lexapro, an antidepressant that according to him help prevent fainting. However, I have fainted again but have different simtoms now, like chest burning

This web site is not a substitute for a thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms.  Medical treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal syndrome symptoms.
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