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Old 12-18-2006, 11:26 PM   #1
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What is this, whats wrong w/ me?


Sometimes I will sit on the couch for a awhile and when I get up, my upper body and head will feel extremly heavy and I will fall over, I am also unable to see. I will feel really woozey and then I feel better and can stand back up.

What is that?
 
Old 12-18-2006, 11:30 PM   #2
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If it isn't Jack Daniels you should see a doctor.
 
Old 12-18-2006, 11:31 PM   #3
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Please consult a doctor at once. I don't think even doctors will prefer online consulting - they will prefer to see you in person. And considering your age too, I think you must talk to your parents also about this first.
 
Old 12-18-2006, 11:34 PM   #4
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You need to fdisk and re-install. You could be infected with spyware or a virus or something. Consider getting a mac.
 
Old 12-18-2006, 11:38 PM   #5
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I looked online and I think it is some kind of fainting. I don't acctually go uncounsious tho, I just black out...
 
Old 12-18-2006, 11:40 PM   #6
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Why not post your phone number so we can all call you and tell you:
GO SEE A DOCTOR!!
Or are you just looking for attention?
 
Old 12-18-2006, 11:45 PM   #7
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My dad has seen me do this and he doesn't really react to it.

I sure don't want to see a doc.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faint sounds pretty close to what I have. Sitting on the couch all day and my blood kinda settles. And when I get up I dont have enough blood in my head...
 
Old 12-19-2006, 12:33 AM   #8
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Are you over-weight?

This sounds like extremely poor circulation. I have to agree with others... see a Dr. ASAP.
 
Old 12-19-2006, 12:40 AM   #9
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At your age you should be going out with your friends and enjoying invigorating physical activity outdoors and not staring at a computer all day long.

Again, if you don't want to see a doctor, I don't see what you achieve by posting on the forum. Unless, of course, as somebody mentioned, you're looking for attention.

Going by your previous posts on this forum related to your health, it appears that you're not following the advice given to you:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=435178

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Old 12-19-2006, 12:44 AM   #10
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Sit the other way up. Feet up, head down, at least that way when you fall, you should land on your feet.

NOW GO GET YOUR MOTHER TO TAKE YOU TO A DOCTOR YOU SILLY BOY.
 
Old 12-19-2006, 01:41 AM   #11
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Definitely a blood/circulation thing dude. Your brain is starving for oxygen and apparently it doesn't have a reliable supply.

Chronic near syncopic episodes? Causes might be: stress, anemia, mononucleosis or other serious disease, poor diet, extreme sedentary lifestyle, heart disease, cancer... definitely worth going to a doctor especially if it happens more than once.

Your dad probably wants you to take it like a man at your age and not complain about it which I guess is admirable from a masculine point of view. However, if you're concerned then you tell your parents that you aren't being a wuss and you have a problem that isn't a one-time thing... rest assured you're on your way to the doctor.

I get these every so often but they're usually isolated incidents where I never really lose consciousness though I come close. In the past I got them maybe at most every 3 or 4 months. I saw a doctor once... he told me it's my body's way of telling me that I need to eat better and more frequently than once a day, get some regular exercise, reduce stress. I tend to eat one absolutely gigantic meal a day and usually it's not the healthiest thing. I can't break that habit but my body tells me when I'm being stupid.

See a doctor or suffer my dad would say...

In a completely unrelated issue, my mother once told me that if I didn't see a doctor and I ended up dying that it would have been my own damn fault for being stupid.

Yes I went to the doctor and got my week of medication and all is well...

It's just so easy sometimes.

EDIT: I forgot the moral of my story... see a doc or don't complain about it.

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Old 12-19-2006, 06:50 AM   #12
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Go see a doctor. Stat. And I shall close this post to prevent you wasting any more time.
 
  


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