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How do I stop myself from fainting when I first feel faint?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Sit down

If you try to remain standing, fainting is much more likely.
Sit down, or lie down, and wait for the feeling to pass. If someone is available, have them bring you water to drink, a cool cloth. They can also make sure when you stand up again you have assistance if you do faint.

In brief: Sit down

If you try to remain standing, fainting is much more likely.
Sit down, or lie down, and wait for the feeling to pass. If someone is available, have them bring you water to drink, a cool cloth. They can also make sure when you stand up again you have assistance if you do faint.
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