Vasovagal response

What is Vasovagal response?

A vasovagal episode or vasovagal response or vasovagal attack (also called neurocardiogenic syncope) is a malaise mediated by the vagus nerve. When it leads to syncope or "fainting", it is called a vasovagal syncope, which is the most common type of fainting. Vasovagal syncope more commonly affects young adults

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Why do I always yawn when seated in my car as well as my husband's car when the air conditioner is on? I do not have this problem anywhere else -...

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May be due to drowsiness or vasovagal response.

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What causes yawning is still unclear but it is...

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Had a BM and was not straining but had intense head pressure

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Vasovagal response to BM...

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You are reporting to feel an intense head pressure while having a BM (which was not...

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I have vasovagal synchope and have learned to deal with it my entire life (I'm 53 and first fainted at age 4!) by avoiding the triggers (sight of...

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Thanks for posting your query.

It is true that the treatment of vasovagal syncope which if usually prescribed is beta blockers like atenolol...

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