• question-icon

    What causes dizziness and constant black outs?

default
Posted on Thu, 29 Jun 2017 in Blood Disorders
Question: Hello,
My girlfriend was running on the treadmill and after a few miles got the following symptoms...
1) Dizzy
2) Vision going to almost black
3) Found it hard breath .. it almost sounded like an asthma attack in one of her breaths
I helped her over to a couch and we rested for a few minutes and now she's ok. She said that this happens about every other month. She is not currently on her period. She's on birth control. She's about 28 years old. She has said that it has even happened a few times where she was standing (not exerting) for a long time when she was in high school doing violin practice.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Different symptomps

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

The fact that those symptomps happens during the activity or when she is standing make us think of some causes for this condition

First of all starting from the ages and the symptoms in my opinion maybe she has some kinde of arrhythmia like supraventricular tachichardia
Some time its difficult to cutch a episode of this arrhythmia on monitor

Other causes for her situation are ..
1-Panic attack
2-Asthma etc

I will suggest you a consult with your doctor

Regards

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Esmeralda Sera

Oncologist

Practicing since :1998

Answered : 1327 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Arrhythmia

doctor1 MD

I am a 56 year, old post menopausal female who was diagnosed 18 months ago with idiopathic RVOT. My angiogram, MRI, ultrasound and other tests...

doctor1 MD

Hello, I had an abnormal ECG-ST & T segment downsloping in 2-3 aVF, V4-V-6. The doctor said it looked worse than the one I had 6 monthes prior. So,...

doctor1 MD

Hi...My relative had intense coughing and sputum in his blood 6 months back.He got admitted....got x rays blood reports Pleural Effusion test CT...

doctor1 MD

Mom is 90 years old, hospitalized for heart attack May 26. She is now taking digoxin .125 mg, enalapril 5 mg, furosemide 20 mg, metoprolol 12.5 mg,...

doctor1 MD

patient is negative for provocable arrhythmia ...meaning

doctor1 MD

I was diagnosed with attrial flutters ( arrhythmia ) and the cardiologist did a cardio version and a subsequent EKG showed the condition was...

doctor1 MD

I recently had an echo and stress test due to abnormal EKG following six months of FOLFOX chemo. I was told I have RBBB and a shadow at and behind...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

198 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Esmeralda Sera
  • Q - What does this blood report indicate?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for severe hand cramps

  • Q - Suggest treatment for bloating and severe lower abdominal pain while...

  • Q - What does a PSA reading of 162 indicate?

  • Q - What do intermittent constipation episodes indicate?

  • Q - What causes fatigue and dizziness while suffering from supraventricular...

  • Q - What causes a bulging vein on the temple of a child?

  • Q - What does a large soft lump in the testicular sac indicate?

  • Q - What causes persistent pain in the leg after knee surgery?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for severe dizziness

backtotop2