Submitted by Dr T on November 24, 2010 – 2:38pm
Some of my colleagues make things so confusing! This needs to be further evaluated. I assume you are scheduled for all sorts of tests. If not, you may want to find yourself another doctor, because this is potentially a serious problem. If it is an irregular heart beat (arrhythmia, your heart may have been too slow or too fast. In either situation, the blood flow to your body and especially your brain can become insufficient, causing the black-out.
You can read about this here:
It is not uncommon to have arrhythmias associated with valve disease, and you may have had an abnormal rhythm for a long time.
When it becomes associated with fainting or other warning signals it needs further evaluation and treatment:
So get cracking and get yourself checked out!
Hope this helps,