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 The major causes of unconsciousness.


Faint - a brief and temporary loss of consciousness

Infection - may produce a very high temperature leading to convulsions, especially in infants (also referred to as Imbalance of heat)

Shock - caused by a failure of the circulatory system

Head injuries - concussion the brain has been badly shaken/compression-due to a build up of pressure in the skull                                 

Stroke - caused by an interruption of the blood supply to brain tissue resulting in oxygen deprivation and death of tissue

Heart disease - angina caused by a narrowing of the blood vessels which supply the heart muscle. Heart attack which occurs when the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen and death of tissue results


Asphyxia - results in an inadequate supply of oxygen to the brain leading to unconsciousness and eventual death


Poisons - any substance that if taken into the body in sufficient quantity is capable of destroying life. They may be injected, inhaled, absorbed or ingested


Epilepsy - various types exist but they all involve some degree of electrical disturbance in the brain


Diabetes - caused by the bodies failure to regulate the amount of sugar in the blood stream. Two emergencies can occur hypoglycaemia or hyperglycaemia


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