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Unconscious after falling down. Have difficulty remembering things. Advice?

hi my husband felldown and become unconsious for a minute then i am waking him up and call his name when he revive his consiuosness he doesn remember anything and he doesnt kow that he felt down only he remembered he was standing and reading. may i ask what was this case after he regain his consiousness as if nothing happened thanks hope to have your advice fe YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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Your husband probably had a syncope. The syncope is caused by reduced blood supply to the brain for a variety of reasons. Once a patient becomes flat (like after falling) the blood supply is restored and consciousness is regained. Syncope is a fairly common experience and may be seen a few times in a large number pf patients. When it becomes very frequent then it needs to be evaluated. Another possibility that it could have been a type of convulsion needs to be considered and evaluated by the treating doctor.
Good luck.
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