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Old 11-11-2004, 10:44 PM   #1
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weird episode

i had a very weird episode tonight,i was sleeping and woke up to go to the bathroom. i walked to the bathroom and stood to pee and while i was standing my heart beat got real light and i got dizzy i had to quickly move myself to get my heartbeat back.it was very scary and this happen a while ago also. any ideas

 
Old 11-12-2004, 09:30 AM   #2
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Re: weird episode

Here is my theory: While we sleep, our blood becomes more viscous, or thicker, because we aren't eating and drinking. Our blood volume decreases due to the lack of fluid (we become a little dehydrated). It's harder for your heart to pump this "thicker" blood, so your brain didn't receive the proper blood supply, and you almost fainted.

Also, your heart was in the "sleep mode", and the sympathetic part of your nervous system was slow to respond to your awakening and walking to the br.

Statistics show that most heart attacks occur early in the morning.

If you consume a lot of alcohol the last 2-3 hours before you go to bed, it can dehydrate you. Alcohol is a type of diuretic. Thirst comes with a hangover, lol.

I would see a Doc about this. Good luck

 
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Old 11-12-2004, 07:45 PM   #3
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Re: weird episode

no drinking last night. im only 30 i dont think i had a heart attack, i had this happen about 2 yrs ago and i have had an ekg since and i was ok. no pain, just almost fainted. i feel fie today so i dont know. i'll go to the doc just to make sure

 
Old 11-13-2004, 08:05 AM   #4
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Re: weird episode

rc998,

I am sorry if it seemed like I accused you of drinking, lol. I was just trying to say that drinking is one way of becoming dehydrated, not that it caused your episode. Do you take at least one baby aspirin per day? If not you probably should.

 
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