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Vasovagal response to Shellfish?
Has anyone ever experienced the vasovagal response to eating shellfish? I have been diagnosed with VVS (vasovagal syncope) and
had allergy tests done to see if I had food allergy-- but alas, I do not.
Still, EVERY TIME I eat shrimp, lobster and other shellfish -- I have a vasovagal reaction.
I'm interested to find out if this has happened to anyone else.
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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