What is Syncope? – Dr. Usman Siddiqui

Syncope is referred to as loss of consciousness. The syncope can be due to several causes. The most common causes of syncope are cardiac or neurologic. The way we differentiate cardiac syncope is usually it’s very brief. It occurs suddenly and when you regain consciousness, most of the times you have recollection of the events which happened. If the syncope […]

What is Syncope? – Dr. Naushad Shaik

Syncope is a condition where you lose your consciousness and you pass out. There are various causes of syncope. The most common is you’ve been standing too long and you are dehydrated. You just don’t have enough fluid where you feel dizzy and you pass out. You collapse to the floor. When you nearly collapse to the floor, the condition […]

What is Syncope? – Dr. Colin Movsowitz

So what is syncope? Your physician will say you had a syncopal event. Well, what’s the definition of syncope? Syncope is very specific. Syncope requires that you have lost consciousness and that you lose postural tone. It’s exceedingly important that both those features are met before somebody says you have syncope. You can’t have syncope and be sitting in a […]

Living with Heart failure with preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) | Cynthia’s story

– I love gardening. I just, I love being with nature. I just like painting. I love experiencing the world differently, experiencing the world the way other people do, seeing the world through other people’s eyes. I can’t travel alone anymore, and that’s been very discouraging because there’s some things I can’t do, and I need to ask for help. […]

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension therapy with anticoagulants is outdated (4)

– Anticoagulants are widely used in clinical practice in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Dr. Anton Titov MD But blood thinners, as they are also known, have a lot of significant side effects. And the major side effect is the risk of bleeding, including intracranial bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding. How to balance risks and benefits of anticoagulants when they are used […]