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Fainting is when you lose consciousness for a short time because your brain is not getting enough oxygen. The medical term for fainting is syncope, but it is commonly known as "passing out." A fainting spell generally lasts from a few seconds to a...
Respiratory alkalosis is a condition that changes the balance of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood. It occurs when carbon dioxide levels drop too low. Hyperventilation is typically the underlying cause.
When your muscles contract, become stiff, or spasm involuntarily, it is called spasticity. Spasticity can make it difficult to walk, move, or talk. It can be uncomfortable and painful at times. Spasticity occurs when the nerve impulses that contro...