Fainting- causes, symptoms and emergency treatment

Health desk- When a person faints due to lack of cerebral circulation, then it is called fainting. This condition is also called unconsciousness.

In this, the person suddenly starts feeling many physical weaknesses. He is unable to stand straight and faints due to dizziness. This is also called fainting. This disease can also occur in normal people.

Fainting- causes, symptoms and emergency treatment
Fainting- causes, symptoms and emergency treatment

What could be the reasons for fainting?

  • Anemia (lack of blood)
  • Low blood pressure
  • Mental stress
  • Hypoxia
  • Neurological causes
  • When cardiac output is low
  • Hypovolemia
  • Patient condition change
  • Vaso-vagal encroachment – This is the main reason.
  • Carotid sinus reflex
  • Heart block
  • Atrial flutter
  • Sudden pain
  • Sympathetic blocking drugs
  • Hitec Cordia
  • Paroxysmal arrhythmia
  • Cyanotic congenital heart disease
  • Hypoglycemia

What are the symptoms of fainting?

The initial symptoms of the disease include weakness, gastric trouble, sweating, restlessness, dizziness and irregularity in breathing.

The patient suddenly feels a strange uneasiness.

The patient starts seeing the ground and surrounding things moving.

He feels nauseous, he cannot think of anything with his mind.

There is yawning, there is a black spot in front of the eyes.

Nothing in front of him is clearly visible and Susu’s voice is heard from the ears.

Cold sweat comes all over the body.

There is no strength in hands and feet.

The person gets dizzy and falls.

After being unconscious for some time, consciousness comes automatically in a few minutes.

The face of the patient becomes white and hands and feet become cold.

Blood pressure (blood pressure) decreases to 70 mm.

The pulse of the patient is mainly light or fast.

If the patient is weak then fainting happens gradually. Sometimes nausea also comes.

General physical debility persists after the attack.

Vegeo vagal attack – due to emotional pressure, due to any injury, due to severe pain, due to excessive weakness, after resting for a long time, anemia, fever, being hungry, standing in the sun for a long time. But, it happens on hearing some sad news suddenly.

What is the emergency treatment for fainting?

  • If a person faints, make him lie down on the bed and lower his head. Due to which there is more blood circulation in the brain.
  • Make the patient lie down and loosen the clothes on the neck and chest and turn the head to one side. So that the tongue cannot go back and close the throat.
  • Sprinkle cold water, it will make the patient conscious.
  • Make the patient smell ammonia, its strong smell immediately makes the patient conscious.
  • Do not give anything by mouth until the patient is fully conscious.
  • After regaining consciousness, make the person rest for some time, after that give tea or cold water to drink.
  • If a person has fainted due to any other reason other than vagal attack, then accordingly he needs medical attention, so take the person to the doctor.
  • If needed, he should be given oxygen by arranging oxygen.


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