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Glossary for Fainting in pregnancy

Medical terms related to Fainting in pregnancy or mentioned in this section include:

  • Blood loss: loss of blood can occur through any of the body orifices
  • Brissaud-Marie syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by symptoms similar to those caused by neurological diseases but there is no physical evidence to confirm neurological involvement. The symptoms are not feigned or intentionally produced.
  • Cardiac arrhythmia: The occurrence of an abnormal cardiac rhythm
  • Dehydration: Loss and reduction in body water levels
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Fainting: Feeling of lightheadedness and falling over
  • Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Giddiness in pregnancy: Giddiness in pregnancy is a feeling of the loss of balance.
  • Hormonal changes: changes in the female sex hormones are associated with a number of physiological and pathological conditions
  • Hyperventilation: Abnormally fast and deep breathing.
  • Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar levels
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Level of consciousness symptoms: Symptoms related to consciousness such as coma or loss of consciousness.
  • Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure refers to blood pressure that is lower than the range that is considered normal. This may or may not cause symptoms and a person with low blood pressure may be catastrophically unwell, or perfectly well depending on the cause. Blood pressure refers to the pressure of the blood circulating through the blood vessels.
  • Low haemoglobin: Decreased concentration of haemoglobin in the blood.
  • Migraine: Severe complex headaches that occur periodically
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy-related conditions: Any condition that is related to or caused by pregnancy
  • Pulmonary embolus: Pulmonary embolus is a condition in which a blood clot, piece of fat, or other solid substance travels through the bloodstream and lodges in a blood vessel of the lungs causing a blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Syncopal episode in pregnancy: Syncopal episode in pregnancy is a brief loss of consciousness followed by a fall. This usually resolves once the person is horizontal with or without legs elevated.
  • Syncope in pregnancy: Syncope in pregnancy is a brief loss of consciousness followed by a fall. This usually resolves once the person is horizontal with or without legs elevated.
  • Vasovagal syncope: common cause of fainting
  • Vertigo: Feeling that the room or person is moving or spinning.
  • Vertigo in pregnancy: Vertigo in pregnancy is by definition a feeling of being in a room that is spinning, but commonly occurs in association with fainting episodes.
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

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