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.
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.
IMPORTANT: Statement on Device Malfunction
Following recent inaccurate media reports on supposedly faulty devices, the following statement is being issued jointly by Arrhythmia Alliance and British Heart Rhythm Society.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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).
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.
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".