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Vasovagal syncope is a condition that leads to fainting in some people. It is the most common cause of fainting and is usually thought of as benign.
Ventricular fibrillation is a type of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, that affects your heart's ventricles.
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a congenital heart defect. This means that your baby is born with it. A VSD is an opening or hole in the dividing wall (septum) between the 2 lower chambers of the heart (right and left ventricles). ...
Ventricular tachycardia is a fast, abnormal heart rate that begins in the lower chambers of the heart. It can become life-threatening if it lasts more than a few seconds.
Your heart rate, breathing or respiratory rate, blood pressure, and temperature are known as your vital signs. Measuring your vital signs helps your healthcare provider assess your basic bodily functions.