From Cary, North Carolina, USA:
I am a 17 year old female. About a year and half ago, I was in the shower when I became very lightheaded and dizzy. The next thing I knew, I woke up on the floor. I had passed out. I went the hospital where they checked me for anemia but said I didn't have it. However, they couldn't even get a blood sugar level, and they made me drink some soda before they got one. Everyday, around 9 am, in the middle of school, I get shaky, dizzy, I feel like I'm on the verge of passing out again, I have hot cold flashes, and a couple of times have asked to leave to get something to eat because I thought I was going to pass out. This happens several times a day. I got on-line and read about hypoglycemia. Do you think that is what I have? If I do, is it important that I go to the doctor? Are they just going to tell me to watch what I eat?
It does sound like you are experiencing hypos, and it would be very important to go and see your doctor to have it checked out.
Original posting 13 Dec 2000
Posted to Hypoglycemia
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:16
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