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I was told I had a vaso vagal incident.

From: Rick in las vegas


hello, My name is Rick im 33yr,and I just got off work at 430am,and on the way to eat I was feeling very dizzy,and nauseas,I ate a burger,then i felt I could not catch my breath,and i felt a huge sharp pain in my back,along with tingling all thur my left side,plus sweating,I thought I was having a heart attack(thank god I did not)and Doc took x-ray of my heart,and EKG all negative,and he said I had Vaso-Vagal. My question is what can i do to prevent this?,and this is the 1st 1 I have ever had. Rick PS- you contact me at

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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