• Autonomic Mediated (Neurocardiogenic) Syncope

    Autonomic Mediated (Neurocardiogenic) Syncope
     
  • Autonomic Mediated (Neurocardiogenic) Syncope

    Autonomic Mediated (Neurocardiogenic) Syncope
     

 

Autonomic Mediated (Neurocardiogenic)  Syncope.

Vasovagal Syncope( /ˈsɪŋkəpi/ sing-kə-pee), the medical term for fainting, is defined as a transient loss of consciousness and postural tone characterized by rapid onset, short duration, and spontaneous recovery.

Recurrent unexplained faints may cause great anxiety.

Despite intensive investigation fainting attacks may remain unexplained.

This website explains how Vasovagal Syncope, also known as Neurocardiogenic Syncope and Autonomic Mediated Syncope, is investigated and treated.

 

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Syncope is a transient loss of consciousness caused by transient global cerebral hypoperfusion characterised by rapid onset, short duration, and spontaneous complete recovery.1 The term syncope excludes seizures, coma, shock or other states of altered consciousness.2–Patient.co.uk