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Vasovegal Sufferer

From: Lucie Brewis (
Date: 3/18/01
Time: 8:09:21 AM
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At the age of 19years old I started to have feinting episodes. These started to occur more regularly. A tilt-test showed that I had Vasovegal Syndrome. When I was 21 I had a heart-pacemaker fitted. Since this date I have had no further attacks.

I have never had fully explained what Vasovegal Syndrome is - I would be interested if anyone could explain this to me further. Is the condition triggered by certain foods. I do have a caffeine allergy. Are there any other conditions associated with vasovegal syndrome?

I would be very interested in any further information.

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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