Glossary for Drop attacks
Medical terms related to Drop attacks or mentioned in this section include:
- Balance symptoms: Problems with balance or vertigo
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome: A syndrome mainly involving reduced blood pressure, lightheadedness or fainting on standing, dizziness and visual disturbances that is associated with a degeneration of the autonomic nerve system. It is most common in older males. Symptoms tend to be worse in the morning, after eating, after exercise or in hot weather.
- Bradycardia: Where there is a decreased or slowing of the heartbeat to less than 60 beats perminute
- Cardiac abnormalities: Any abnormalities of the cardiovascular system
- Cardiac syncope: Cardiac syncope is a condition in which there is fainting or passing out due to a disease, disorder, or condition of the heart.
- Ceroid lipofuscinosis, neuronal 2, late infantile type: A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the progressive accumulation of certain chemicals (lipopigments) in body tissues due to deficiency of an enzyme (protease tri-peptidyl-peptidase) needed to process it.
- Cocaine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cocaine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Conversion Disorder: A psychological condition where physical symptoms arise due to emotional dilemmas.
- Episodic ataxia: Episodic ataxia is an abnormal walk of gait that occurs periodically.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hypocalcemia: Low blood calcium levels
- Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar levels
- Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: A form of epilepsy that occurs in teenagers and involves sudden muscle jerking and seizures which is especially common on awakening.
- Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: A form of epilepsy that occurs mostly in preschool-aged children and is characterized mainly by absences.
- Level of consciousness symptoms: Symptoms related to consciousness such as coma or loss of consciousness.
- Malingering: A wilful feigning of the symptoms of illness or injury to attain a consciously desired end.
- Meniere's disease: Ear fluid disorder causing balance problems.
- Migraine: Severe complex headaches that occur periodically
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Myoclonic seizures: Abnormal electrical activity in the brain which results in brief sporadic muscle jerking involving part or all of the body. The jerks may be minor or severe enough to result in collapse or involuntary throwing of objects. The episodes may occur as a single even or in a series of events. Consciousness is not affected during the seizure.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
- Sick sinus syndrome: Heart rhythm disorder
- Stokes Adams syndrome: Heart condition causing fainting or blackouts
- Tachycardia: Heart rate greater than 100 beats per minute.
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