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I first had VV attacks in 1992. They were periodic and put down to stress. I then moved to Bristol in 1995 and they referred me to an excellent cardiologist who told me all about VV. I never had to have the tilt table test as they thought it was unnecessry torture for something that is really quite frightening.
They do know about it in this country but not well. It is far more widely recognised in Europe where they have special clinics set up for it.
Best things to do: eat well, with lots of salt; sleep well; take regular exercise which gets the heart pumping and stops blood pooling in the legs (running or jogging) and cold showers.