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Vaso-Vagal Syncope

Date: 8/9/00
Time: 5:40:04 AM
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My mother-in-law has just been diagnosed with vaso-vagal syncope. She has altzeimers and I need to know a little more about vaso-vagal, could you please give me some information, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank You, Jan

Re: Has anyone else tried massage?

From: Mimi


My doc says to be careful of having anyone messing with your neck as it can bring on a major VV attack. The massage sounds great, just be aware of that neck thing!

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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