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Im feeling faint and have some symptoms of anemia i work out fequently my diet is not great and i drink alcohol everyday. Could these be a factor

Im feeling faint and have some symptoms of anemia i work out fequently my diet is not great and i drink alcohol everyday.  Could these be a factor

Alcohol and anemia: Drinking alcohol everyday could irritate your stomach and lead to small amount of blood loss without you being aware. Have your doctor check out your iron count and complete blood count to see if you are iron deficient. Consider decreasing the alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Can drinking a small amount of alcohol cause a person to faint?

Can drinking a small amount of alcohol cause a person to faint?

How much is small: Some may react to alcohol , like any drug reaction , or may lack the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase , that preventetoo much accumulation of acetyl aldahydes , especially in ascian population due to lack of this enzyme. ...Read more

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Had a bit too much to drink, just know I had severe sudden panic lasting 20 seconds, was panic attack or alcohol ? Felt like I was gonna faint or die

Had a bit too much to drink, just know I had severe sudden panic lasting 20 seconds, was panic attack or alcohol ? Felt like I was gonna faint or die

YOU SHOULD: NOT be taking any ALCOHOL with the medications you listed that you are taking or have taken!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Alcohol does NOT relieve anxiety! Panic attacks are NOT due to alcohol Sounds like u need medical/mental health counseling NOW! Please listen to this warning Dr Z ...Read more

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The day after drinking alcohol i feel panicky and sometimes faint and hot. And my heart beats faster. Why?

The day after drinking alcohol i feel panicky and sometimes faint and hot. And my heart beats faster. Why?

Withdrawal: If you are a heavy frequent user of alcohol you may be going through withdrawal which includes increased anxiety heart palpitations and feeling flushed. You may want to seek out a psychiatrist and see a doctor to evaluate further. ...Read more

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What causes faintness? Not exercising enough?

What causes faintness? Not exercising enough?

Complex answer: If this has happened more than once you need to see your doctor to determine what is going on and the cause. ...Read more

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I have continuous faintness, nausea and dizziness?

I have continuous faintness, nausea and dizziness?

Meniere's disease: Do you feel like motion-sickness? It depends if your symptoms are associated with sudden head movements, it is possible you have benign vertigo or a kind of vestibular disorder in your inner ear. If your symptoms last for more than several days, you are advised to talk to your doctor for further evaluation. Some anti-nausea medications are quite effective to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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2 second palpitations occuring every 10 mins or so for hours post workour after I started 1.5hr daily intense exercise again 2 days ago. No faintness.

2 second palpitations occuring every 10 mins or so for hours post workour after I started 1.5hr daily intense exercise again 2 days ago. No faintness.

Be seen: I would sure be seen and you may benefit from an echocardiogram and/ or a stress test. There are numerous reports of even high level athletes who have congenital and developmental cardiac conditions that manifest themselves during exercise. ...Read more

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What to do if there's constant faintness, nausea and dizziness?

Not normal: You need further evaluation, at the very least blood tests. Other imaging tests of blood flow to your brain might help. Low blood pressure or another heart condition could be a concern. Reactions to medicines or ingested foods might be the cause. ...Read more

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How can I reduce faintness and fatigue while working out?

How can I reduce faintness and fatigue while working out?

Hydration: Most people forget that they need to drink fluids well in advance of doing vigorous exercise. Exercise causes the arteries and veins to expand which can lower blood pressure and make people feel tired and lightheaded. If you exercise in the morning, make sure you are well hydrated the night before. Avoid caffeine and high sugar energy drinks which can give quick bursts but result in dehydration. ...Read more