Vaso-Vagal Discussion

[ Home | Contents | Search | Post | Reply | Next | Previous | Up ]

something strange

From: tim
Date: 8/6/00
Time: 8:39:08 PM
Remote Name:


I am a diabletic, controlled diet and exercise. Two weeks ago, I suddenly felt my thoughts freeze and a tickly feeling inside my head, then sudden nasea, and felt like I was passing out. Next thing I knew I had fell over in my chair and was hanging over the side with my hands hanging down.

I then felt sick to my stomach,disoriented, sweaty, and faint. My coworkers said my skin looked yellowish.

I then went to the Dr. and they were concerned enought to recommend a trend mill and ekg, with the advice being to start an exercise program.

The same thing happened to me today and I am not sure what to do next. Any advice as to what type of specialist to see would be greatly appreciated.

Vaso Vagel

From: Renee


Has anyone experienced waking up out of a sound sleep with a rushing feeling through your chest area into your arms and then head? Sometimes the other symptoms follow, rapid heart beat, warm sweating, dizzy feeling, strong urge to relieve your bladder and sometimes, bowels. I have never fainted. I have tried a beta blocker. Helped for a couple of months. I am now trying a salt pill to elevate blood pressure. Increasing my salt intake makes me wake up to terrible night sweats which will also bring on an attack. Any suggestions of anything that will help. This has become an every night ocurrence. Thanks

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.
Last changed: June 22, 2007