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Re: 14 year old possibly with vaso vagal-Caused by standing too l...
Vasovagal syncope is produced by a reflex that causes sudden dilation of the blood vessels in the legs, causing the blood to pool there.
Anyone in the military knows how often people at attention can pass out.
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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