Fainting is a sudden and brief loss of consciousness.
It is usually caused decreased flow of blood to the
brain. It can also be caused by arrhythmia (abnormal
change in the beating of the heart), or may be due to
heat exhaustion associated with excessive fluid loss,
weakness, fatigue, anxiety, drenching sweats, and fainting.
What To Consider
Low blood sugar, low blood pressure (hypotension), allergies,
anemia, and nutrient deficiencies such as magnesium
and iron can all cause or contribute to fainting. If
fainting spells are recurring, all of these factors
should be screened for and, if present, addressed.
you feel faint, sit down and put your head between your
knees until you feel better. Also be sure to breathe
Recurring fainting spells, as well as fainting caused
by no discernible reason, require the immediate attention
of a physician or other Health Coach.
an organic, whole foods diet that includes healthy supplies
of protein foods, and drinking plenty of pure, filtered
water can help to prevent fainting.
The following nutrients can help prevent and speed recovery
from fainting spells: Vitamin B, pantothenic acid, iron,
Peppermint, neroli, basil, lavender, rosemary, or black
pepper placed under the nose of a fainting victim can
help speed a return to full consciousness.
Apply Rescue Remedy topically to the lips of the fainting
victim to help him or her recover.
Ignatia, Aconite, and Arsen alb are useful
homeopathic remedies for preventing fainting spells.
Apply towel soaked in warm water on the forehead to
help rouse fainting victims.
If your symptoms persist despite the above measures,
seek the help of a qualified health professional.
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