The Fainting Phenomenon: Understanding Why People Faint and What to Do About It, Second Edition
Copyright © 2007 Blair P. Grubb
Editor(s): Blair P. Grubb
Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
Print ISBN: 9781405148412
Online ISBN: 9780470750902
About this Book
Fainting, the sudden and often unpredictable loss of consciousness, can be a frightening experience. While often benign, fainting can sometimes be the sign of serious illness. Recurrent fainting can significantly disrupt a person's life, and make them prone to injury and, on occasion, death.
The Fainting Phenomenon, Second Edition is a valuable information resource for anyone whose life is affected by fainting.
Written for the layperson, this book will help you:
- Understand the different reasons why people faint and their significance
- Seek proper medical attention and treatment
- Deal with related conditions such as Postural Tachycardia Syndrome and Orthostatic Hypertension
This is an indispensable and reassuring guide for parents, families and care givers.