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Stokes Adams syndrome

Stokes Adams syndrome: Introduction

A condition involving sudden fainting which usually lasts for less than a minute and may include seizures. Before the attack the patient becomes pale and during recovery the patient often feels hot and flushed. The fainting occurs when there is a lack of oxygen to the brain due to heart rhythm problems involving slowing of the heart. The condition has a high mortality rate without treatment which often involves a pacemaker or medication. ...more »

Symptoms of Stokes Adams syndrome

  • Fainting
  • Blackouts
  • Sudden loss of consciousness
  • Fainting when seated - several other types of fainting rarely occur when seated
  • Recurrent attacks of fainting
  • more symptoms...»

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Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases,...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the ...read more »

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