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Weak legs, feel dizzy with shortness of breath. Had heat stroke and heat exhaustion issues. Any ideas ?

Im 23 year old male, service technician in the hvac field. I had a heat stoke one year ago and 2 other heat exhaustion issues over the last 5 months im drug free and havent touched a cig, alcoholic beverage or cafeine in over 40 days the problem i am having is my legs get weak after a few minutes of standing im a little dizzy and have shortness of breathe any ideas?
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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1. having heat exhaustion issues implies under hydration status or overworking without replacing lost salt with proper electrolytes.
2. under hydration leads to low blood pressure and consequent dizziness and weakness on standing.
3. it is usually important to determine the cause of dizziness, thus make a neurologist consultation who will perform a Neurological examination for any Autonomic dysfunction with necessary examination and investigations.
4. drink plenty of fluids, especially when working or playing in the sun,make sure fluid input is equal or more than output, maintain electrolyte balance.

PS: Measures include lifestyle changes and drugs.
Answered: Sat, 12 Oct 2013
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