Fainting is a sudden and brief loss of consciousness. A person who faints may appear dizzy, slump to the floor, fall, or “swoon”. Fainting can indicate serious disease (e.g. low blood pressure, anemia, stroke, TIA, low blood sugars, carotid ...

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Simple Causes: There are a number of simple and everyday causes of a faint.

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Is it really fainting? Is it dizziness or vertigo? Some of the other possible symptoms to consider include:

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