Vaso-Vagal Discussion

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fainting ans weakness

From: joann


i started passing out abouta yr ago . was treated for low blood suagar up until recently then sent to diabetic doc she said blood suagar ok had heart monitor put on me then doc sent me to heart doc and he sent me to have tilt test done .i have almostlost my job i still get weak . have been on atenolol for one week now which i dont understand . because it is high blood pressure medication. i had one doc say it was in my head in beginning and i was passing out 3 and 4 times aday. it is better now. but still scares me . i go back take another tilt test in 30 days .

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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