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vaso vagal syndrome

From: thomas stringer, age 52.


i used to suffer panic attacks,anumber of years ago,so when this first happened to me, i knew it was something totally different.i was standing up and started to sweat and go dizzy , i was aware of my surroundings ,but knew i was going to pass out and got to a sofa before i fell. at hospital 1 hour later i had irregular heart rythm and was told i had ,vaso vagal syndrome. i also suffer from sleep apnea. dont know if this is in anyway related.still get light headed but not enough to worry me too much as yet.hope to hear any more comments .best wishes to you all. TOM STRINGER.

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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