Rare disease "off" the heart and lungs of the child in the moments of joy
While most mothers dream to see the delight on the faces of their children in the morning of the New Year, when its time for presents, Tina Cleveland, hopes to reverse. The fact that her year-old daughter is a rare disorder, because of the girl whose heart stopped when the child overly excited. To somehow calm the child, the parents of pre-set tree and put presents, writes The Daily Mail.
After 30 seconds of apnea child usually begins to breathe again, but for the parents of those seconds compared with eternity, despite the fact that doctors assured them: heart always starts beating again and there is no reason to worry. So, seeing the presents under the tree, the girl can begin reflex hypoxic seizures, also known as pallidnye syncopal attacks.
Reason these attacks – overactivity of the vagus nerve, which connects the brain to the heart and lungs. As a result, triggered by a sharp shortage of blood in the brain, which leads to the cessation of breathing and loss of consciousness. Unfortunately, there are no cures for this disorder. At present, on average, girls are 1-2 attacks a week. Predict when an attack occurs, it is difficult, as to prevent it.