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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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In the past year, I've had two episodes of fainting

In the past year, I've had two episodes of fainting (syncope?). Each took place after suddenly rising from sleep at night to respond to my husband in a hospital bed at home (has a brain-related diagnosis). Never fainted before, but the first time I took about 3-4 steps before "fainting', landing on the floor and my head hitting the floor. The 2nd time i actually was almost outside of our bedroom before fainting, again landing on the floor and my head hitting the floor. Could this be from dehydration or low blood sugar. I am petite, weigh 85 lbs., and probably don't drink enough water.
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
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