Vaso-Vagal Discussion

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From: MZAP4
Date: 2/29/00
Time: 7:09:46 PM
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Recently I was diagnosed with v/v. The doctor prescribed 5 mg. Pindolol. I am experiencing very harsh side effects, headaches, nausea, and and extreme drowsiness. I was hoping to find anyone that is or has used Pindolol before. How long do these side effects last, and has anyone had any success with this medication?

Re: Tilt test for Vaso vagal

From: Kate


Hi Stan I read your bit about the tilt test and wondering. Well I dont know how it works but I did that test and after 10 min. I felt like vommiting and I did pass out. MY blood pressure also dropped alot. Kate

Re: Fainting spells

From: Jeanie


All my life I have had these feeling of falling, fainting, or being sick for no apparant reason. I finally found a doctor that said I have allergies. He said that when one drop of fluid gets in the ear canal that it throws my balance off. I consantly take my allergy medication but when I fly on airlines at times my ears bleed, when I use athletic equipment at the gym I get disorinated and at times sudden movement makes me dizzy. After reading these articles I am not sure that I don't have vaso-vagal

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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