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Re: VVS?!? Boy, I wish I had known what it was all these years!
From: Patty Lange
I haven't fully passed out but came real close a few times. I am on levbid ( anti-spasmodic) twice a day and then Xanax .25 when I feel the tingling start. You might see if your doctor will let you take your anti-spasmodic on a daily basis. Knock on wood.. I haven't had an episode in two months plus right now. I have increased my salt intake a little, tried to keep stess down and stay well hydrated. I've been thru all the tests except the tilt table and unless things get worse I don't care to have that test. All my test results were negative for heart, gall bladder and upper & lower GI's.
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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
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the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal
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