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Just like turning a switch suddenly get dizzy,nausea, cold

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Just like turning a switch suddenly get dizzy,nausea, cold all over and pins and needles all over.Usually happens when stood up. Must sit down or feel I will pass out
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

how long has this been going ?

Dr. David :

what medical issues do you have? diabetes? high blood pressure?

Dr. David :

you could be having low blood pressure causing this

Dr. David :

or low glucose levels.

Dr. David :

you should see a doctor and get your blood pressure and glucose levels checked when you have these symptoms.

JACUSTOMER-323vsnlk- : i am a male I have high blood pressure and measure 45 on blood test for diabetes.classed as pre diabetic. Due to have diabetes blood test pre Christmas. First attack 15th October
Dr. David :

I see.

Dr. David :

these episodes could be due to low blood pressure or low glucose levels or abnormal thyroid hormones

Dr. David :

you could be having abnormal function of your heart or baroreceptors not regulating your blood pressure properly.

Dr. David :

you could have a heart arrhythmia possibly as well.

Dr. David :

so that has to be checked with an EKG test of your heart.

Dr. David :

you do need to see your doctor as soon as possible to have all of these issues checked to find out that might be going on.

Dr. David :

hello?

JACUSTOMER-323vsnlk- : I am seeing the doctor tomorrow I will put your ideas to her
Dr. David :

that is good

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good luck to you

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let me know what the testing shows.

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