Neurocardiogenic syncope is also known as neurally mediated syncope. It describes a
transient failure of the brain to adequately regulate the body’s blood pressure and heart
rate. The exact reasons why this occurs are still unclear, but a basic understanding is
evolving. In this article, Drs N Obiechina, A Michael, A Ritch and PK Sarkar discuss the
clinical features and diagnosis of this condition.