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Fainting, which medical professionals call syncope (pronounced SIN-ko-pea), is a temporary loss of consciousness. Fainting is caused by a temporary loss of the brain's blood supply and can be a sign of a more serious condition.
People of any age can faint, but elderly persons may have a serious underlying cause.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/15/2014
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