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Haha, I just fainted! LOL

Posted by Deneb on July 3, 2010, at 19:41:56

OK, lol, it was kind of funny.

I was eating M&M's on the sofa then I got up and walked to the kitchen to ask my Mom a question about dinner. Suddenly my vision went black and down I went! Weird thing is that I don't think I actually lost consciousness, just muscle tone. Or maybe I lost consciousness for a split second.

Anyways, I reassured my Mom that it wasn't serious. I told her this often happens when I stand up from sitting and then she said it happens to her too.

I didn't injure myself, I think my body knew it was fainting and fell in a way that was safe.

I feel better knowing I will probably fall in a safe way.

 

Re: Haha, I just fainted! LOL

Posted by emmanuel98 on July 3, 2010, at 20:27:13

In reply to Haha, I just fainted! LOL, posted by Deneb on July 3, 2010, at 19:41:56

That's pretty scary though. YOu can't be sure you will fall without hurting yourself. I get orthostatic hypotension from parnate and perphenizine and have to pass by a set of stairs to use the bathroom at night. My husband and I put a child gaurd over the stairwell so I don't accidently fall down the stairs. What is causing this hypotension? Is it drugs you're taking? You need to be especially careful rising from a sitting or lying position. Sit still for a few minutes and let the dizziness pass.

 

Re: Haha, I just fainted! LOL emmanuel98

Posted by Deneb on July 3, 2010, at 20:57:54

In reply to Re: Haha, I just fainted! LOL, posted by emmanuel98 on July 3, 2010, at 20:27:13

I don't know what causes my hypotension. My pdoc thinks it's from propranolol, but it's not. I haven't taken any.

Maybe it's dehydration, I dunno.

Hmmm...falling down the stairs would be pretty bad. Good thinking with the child guard!


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