The Truth You Have to Know About Syncope

Outdoor activities under high temperature may lead to syncope if sufficient water is not replenished.

The neighbor’s child is a 12-year-old girl, I like playing football. I spent almost the whole summer in the football field. Training for hours every day, The training intensity is high, Nor did he pay attention to replenishing enough water. Until one day, During a long training session, She suddenly felt dizzy. After discovering that she was not feeling well, she tried to walk to the off-site rest area. In the process, she felt very difficult to keep her balance, her vision began to shrink, and then the sound she heard became low. Finally, when she woke up, she found herself lying on the ground, completely unaware of what.

Is what fainting?

Syncope–which may sound terrible–is actually very common, This is what we often call fainting. The incidence rate of it in the general population is about one third. Even if every adult has not had complete syncope, There are also pre-syncope experiences. Syncope is defined as a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle control caused by insufficient blood supply to the brain. Most commonly, When brain tissue suddenly becomes ischemic, When blood pressure or heart rate drops instantly, Syncope can occur. Syncope is not a disease in itself, It is only a sign or symptom, but it may indicate some potential disease conditions. Syncope may be the precursor of some life-threatening diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, which is why patients with cardiovascular diseases with syncope symptoms should see a doctor in time. What kind of syncope is more benign? For example, vasovagal syncope, It is syncope caused by changes in vascular tension and pressure caused by neurological factors. When the body overreacts to certain triggers, These triggers include: Standing for a long time, dehydration, dizziness, emotional trauma, stress, fear of personal injury, overexertion-such as defecation, Even the faint signs of combing one’s hair are usually reassuring. Because they often suggest that the cause of syncope is likely to be benign, There is no need to worry too much. When vasovagal syncope occurs, The patient will experience early warning symptoms like the little girl in the neighbor’s house. Including dizziness, dizziness, nausea, sweating, pale face, trance, Although vasovagal syncope is usually harmless and does not require treatment, doctors may still advise patients to increase fluid and salt intake and sit down or lie flat when these symptoms occur to avoid falls and injuries. What kind of syncope requires high vigilance? Syncope occurring during exercise or exercise must not be taken lightly. For benign syncope, if the patient’s loss of consciousness is mild and lasts for a short time, he can usually recall some memories before fainting. But when the patient loses consciousness for a long time, I have no memory of what happened before I fainted, Or accompanied by obvious precordial dislocation, We should be on high alert, It could be a heart problem, Timely examination is required. Comprehensive examination of syncope should include electrocardiogram examination and cardiac ultrasound, Past and family history can provide clues to some diseases, They often ask family members if they have had syncope now or in the past, Epilepsy, or sudden death of unknown cause (such as drowning), or a history of heart disease when you were young. All these seemingly strange problems can indicate that the patient’s family or the patient may have some kind of familial heart disease. Safety guidelines: Excessive temperature and dehydration can easily cause syncope. It is very important to be vigilant at this time. Be prepared in advance to prevent fainting. Although benign syncope lasts for a short time, And the patient can regain consciousness in 10 to 15 seconds, However, they may still be injured in the process of fainting. Fortunately, the neighbor’s sister-in-law was seen by the coach when she fainted, and immediately moved her to a cool place, gave her a glass of water and confirmed that she was not injured. If you see someone faint, don’t just stand there! Quickly check whether they are still conscious. If they have lost consciousness, stopped breathing and the carotid artery does not beat, immediately call 120 and take corresponding first aid measures, such as artificial respiration and cardiac compressions. Although syncope is very common, constant vigilance can virtually save lives.