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Old 10-03-2012, 12:14 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by leyash
I am not ruling it out at all. It sounds pretty similar, but can pregnancy cause this? Why would I just have a sudden onset during pregnancy, when I've never had episodes like this before?
Ask you're doc, but from what I've been told anything can bring it on, including hormonal changes. Also you're blood flow is changing, your metabolism is different, there is a lot happening and some people (like me) have a very responsive vagus nerve.

When you feel it coming on immediately sit or lie down, elevate your feet higher than your head to increase blood flow to your brain, and relax. Closing my eyes and relaxing usually stops it before I full on faint.
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