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What causes weakness in the legs and loss of vision?

Hi, im a 21 year old female. Ive been experiencing some unusual situations where id be standing and/or walking while doing something and all of a sudden my legs weaken experience loss of vision. Im fully concious but i sit on the ground and cant see for a full 2 to 5 minutes. And then my vision somes back and im fine.. have a little headache and a pain in the chest but otherwise im fine?
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
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You might have orthostatic hypotension.
Check your tension when you have these symptoms. You may have also a blood test sample for anemia.

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