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Micturition syncope (passing out when passing water)

BBC Somerset, 25 August 2015

People who pass out while going to the toilet could be wrongly diagnosed with epilepsy, according to a national charity.

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POTS: The teen disease you’ve probably never heard of

New York Parenting, 21 August 2015

Julia Swanson was a vivacious, smart, and fun-loving teen until, quite abruptly, she wasn’t.

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IMPORTANT: Statement on Device Malfunction

August 2015

Following recent inaccurate media reports on supposedly faulty devices, the following statement is being issued jointly by Arrhythmia Alliance and British Heart Rhythm Society.

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Woman, 21, with debilitating chronic illness that causes 'never-ending nausea' says doctors refused to diagnose her - and even suggested she was 'faking' her symptoms

Daily Mail, 14 August 2015

Emily wouldn't learn that she was suffering from postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a malfunction in her autonomic nervous system, until 10 months later.

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Inside Track: Is someone with a medical history of entirely unpredictable and untreatable blackouts ever fit to drive?

Herald Scotland, 13 August 2015

Should motorists with a medical history of blackouts be allowed to get back behind the wheel?

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AliveCor Clinical Research

AliveCor, 12 August 2015

This study compared the accuracy between an ECG lead I from a conventional 12-lead ECG and the AliveCor Mobile ECG in 62 patients.

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Guideline-based algorithm helps to reduce syncope recurrence in old patients with severe syncopes

Cardiac Rhythm News, 11 August 2015

A sequential algorithm, which includes carotid sinus massage, tilt testing and implantable loop recorder implantation, helps to reduce syncope recurrence to 9% at one year in old patients with severe recurrent syncopes, according to results from the Syncope unit project 2 (SUP 2) study.

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Motherhood Forced Me to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Yahoo, 8 August 2015

I had to question doctor after doctor for months until she was finally diagnosed with a not widely known but not uncommon condition called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).

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The woman who faints up to six times a DAY: 21-year-old has miraculously escaped injury despite falling down multiple flights of stairs and while crossing a busy road

Daily Mail, 7 August 2015

A young woman who faints up to six times a day fears her unusual condition will mean she may never be a mother due to the risk of fainting and crushing the baby.

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Bin lorry driver 'did not tell GP he fainted behind wheel of bus'

News STV, 4 August 2015

The inquiry also heard since the bin lorry crash, Mr Clarke has been diagnosed with neurocardiogenic syncope, a condition which gives little warning and causes "sudden loss of consciousness".

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