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Fainting
What is it?
Brief loss of consciousness is generally called a faint. Lack of oxygen in the brain is the immediate cause of fainting. There may be various reasons for the lack of oxygen, standing up too quickly especially in older people. When someone stands in one position for too long, blood tends to collect in the leg and circulation to the brain is slowed. Fatigue, pain, emotional stress or shock can all slow down the heart rate and the result can be a failure of circulation to the brain. If you get the warning sensation that often proceed a faint, such as weak legs, light-headedness and cold skin, lie down for a time and get up slowly when the feeling has passed. If fainting follows an injury or happens without any apparent cause, medical advice should be sort immediately. Prompt first aid is important.
Symptoms:
Unconsciousness,light-headedness, weak legs, fatigue and cold skin.
Conventional Practice:
Prompt first aid without any other remedy is the conventional treatment. The victim may be prompted to take a sip of water after he has come round.
Alternative Treatments:
  Homoeopathy
  Homoeopathy aims to treat the whole person. Illness is seen as a sign of disharmony or inner imbalance. More Info
  Acupressure
  Acupressure is a mixture of massage and acupuncture, and is thought to be the forerunner of acupuncture. Instead of inserting needles, practitioners use firm thumb or fingertip massage on pain relieving pressure points. Acupressure is used to balance a flow of energy called Qi, which is believed to run through invisible channels known as meridians. More Info
   



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