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vasovagal syndrome

From: matthew j.
Date: 2/26/01
Time: 12:00:35 PM
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as a child i use to faint frequently. the most severe was when i was 25 [now 40] and i was getting an eye exam. the glycoma test, blowing air into my eye set off a fainting reaction so severe I was called into a "Code Blue"! What is a vasovagal and why did it cause such a severe reaction!

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