Fainting | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the most likely cause of my fainting?
  • Is there something I can do to stop my fainting spells?
  • Is there a medication I can take that will help prevent fainting?
  • Are there any steps I can take at home that will help me stop fainting?
  • If I faint once, should I call the doctor immediately after I wake up?
  • Is there a diet I should follow to help deal with my fainting?
  • Are there any websites you recommend that I access? Do you have any educational materials I could read about fainting?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 09/00