Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing — a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again. The technical term, syncope SIN-kuh-pee , comes from a Greek word that means to cut short or interrupt.
Dizzy after sex in the shower. What's wrong? -Doctors Lounge(TM)
There's nothing hotter than getting steamy and wet with your guy in the shower. Well, unless you're me and cannot seem to figure it out. After two… err… incidents, my boyfriend and I are vowing to shower alone. But we can't be the only ones with embarrassing sex stories , can we? Well, that's pretty much what happens to me whenever I try to get frisky in the shower. The first shower "episode" happened only a couple months after we started dating.
Sexy Time Gone Awry: Why I'm Staying Out of the Shower with My Guy
Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing—a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. Fainting occurs when something interrupts blood flow to the brain.
Skip to content. I have always had low blood pressure, which by all accounts is good. However, in the past year and a half, I have "fainted" three times when I was sick and I was told my low blood pressure might be the cause I don't lose consciousness, but my body suddenly can't hold itself up and I fall with no control. The last spell was really bad, since I ended up crashing into the wall hard enough to leave bruises and hitting my head on a door before I fell. The fact that this "fainting" is a recent development worries me.