Cardiac arrhythmias or syncope clearly associated with a fall should be treated with antiarrhythmics or a pacemaker in consultation with a cardiologist.
Decreased cerebral perfusion may cause impaired consciousness and syncope .
At the same time, syncope is common in words like fam'ly, fed'ral, happ'ning.
Patients usually have no symptoms, but if the pause is prolonged, they may have light-headedness, palpitations, syncope , and falls.
The traditional spellings of English place names such as Worcester and Gloucester bear evidence of syncope .
In patients without focal neurologic symptoms and signs, syncope from cerebrovascular disease is extremely rare.
My thesis is that the shortening was caused by syncope .
Chest radiographs were available for 364 of 401 patients who presented with syncope or hypotension.
Patients often report that syncopal spells are preceded by light-headedness, and post-event confusion is minimal.
Before the syncopal event, the patient may report weakness, light-headedness, yawning, nausea, diaphoresis, hyperventilation, blurred vision or impaired hearing.