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Loss of consciousness

Conditions

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a condition that affects the brain and causes repeated seizures, also known as fits.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Fits or seizure
  • Stiff muscles
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Unintentional passing of urine
  • Confusion which is new

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Epilepsy.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Postural tachycardia syndrome

Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) is an abnormal increase in heart rate after sitting or standing up.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling heart beat
  • Dizzy or lightheaded on standing up
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Shortness of breath

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Postural tachycardia syndrome.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the name given to an abnormality of heart rhythm, characterised by a fast heartbeat.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling heart beat
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Chest pain
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Shortness of breath

Our Health A-Z contains more information on SVT.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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