Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures

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A future of mobile-centric healthcare could save lives

Tech innovations can help patients self-manage their conditions and keep track of older people as well as those in care homes

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What Is POTS and Why Haven't More People Heard of It?

The condition, often misdiagnosed as anxiety, can be debilitating and demoralizing.

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Fludrocortisone linked to reduction in vasovagal syncope

Robert Sheldon, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Calgary in Canada, and colleagues examined whether fludrocortisone treatment reduces the risk of recurrent vasovagal syncope by at least 40 percent. A total of 210 patients with a median of 15 syncopal spells over a median of nine years were randomized to fludrocortisone or placebo; 14 patients were lost to follow-up before syncopal recurrence.

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