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Re: Do i have V.V.?
I too can claim that VV can cause accidents. I was incredibly lucky when an attack came on after a 15 year gap. I managed to pull the car over. You mention your heart may stop during a faint.Yes it can, I had a pacemaker implanted 13months ago at the age of 29. During my fainting I was flatlining usually around 20 - 30 secnds. (A tilt table test proved that in around 2 mintues)
Believe me a pacemaker isn't as bad as it seems.
My vv / fainting is triggered by anything medical. Some how I've got through this.
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
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