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Falling asleep while standing up, why did this happen ?

Hi. my names alex and im a 16 year old girl with severe iron deficiency anemia; last night i fell asleep during an irish punk CONCERT. very loud might i add. but i fell asleep STANDING UP. just randomly. i was out for 45 minutes before my mother woke me up. I got a full 9 hour sleep the night before. why did this happen?
Asked On : Mon, 1 Mar 2010
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Maybe because of less oxygen reaching your brain due to decreased concentration of hg in blood. My sis has this fe deficiency anemia and she is always complaining of her disorientation and drowsiness. It seems that these are signs for it. Appropriate treatment can help.

Answered: Mon, 1 Mar 2010
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