Hi I'm new here as my daughter has been diagnosed today with Syncope (possibly RAS). We are struggling and I hope that there are others on line that can help me. We recently paid for a private cardiologist, during this we had a 7 day monitor to which we had a number of the faints/dizzy spells but the cardiologist saw it as normal. However today we have seen a neurologist, given her symptoms and a blood pressure test he did 87/55 on sitting down and 88/55 after standing up then he has diagnosed her as having Syncope. As it is syncope the neurologist has said that they do not deal with this and have discharged her back to the GP. I have been reading up on Syncope and everything I have read "fits" with the symptoms my daughter has but surely it should have been picked up by the cardiologist on the 7 day monitor or have I missed something? We are struggling to deal with the symptoms, on a bad week we are lucky if she is at school for more than 2/3 days, she can faint up to 9 times a day. When she is at school I do not think she is working at more than 50% due to generally feeling unwell. She is scared to go out with friends, can't dance which she loves, it is seriously affecting her life. I would love to hear from anyone on what we should be doing next, how do we get her the help and support she needs. Thanks in advance for any help or advice.
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