With all due respects, I doubt this is only due to Lack of sleep, Empty stomach etc.
I am also a final year med student. I often Faint or come close to fainting
while watching a painful procedure, Lumbar puncture
, epidural anaesthesia, poorly anesthetised abscess
draining etc..[Screaming patients in general].
4-5 times I've had this type of vasovagal attack including one episode that resulted from extreme fear/anxiety
. Otherwise I'm ok, I can watch hours of morbid surgery on an anesthetised patient.
I sleep and eat adequately. I am very very distraught, disappointed and clueless about how to solve this. I've embarrassed myself over this a lot of times. I need some help, desperately. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.