- 神経治療学 (ISSN:09168443)
- vol.35, no.3, pp.222-225, 2018 (Released:2018-12-25)
Autonomic dysfunction presents several symptoms and signs, such as constipation, urinary problems and sweat abnormalities. Fainting (syncope) or swooning (presyncope) is one of the more common autonomic symptoms, and medical staff require to obtain knowledge and skill to manage syncope. Vasovagal syncope and orthostatic hypotension are representative of diseases which can cause syncope. This review will outline the current understanding of diagnosis, pathophysiology and management of vasovagal syncope and orthostatic hypotension for medical staff.