I wondered if this sounds like you. I get these attacks where I feel so weak and feel like I could pass out. I do have panic disorder too so not sure if this is the cause of those symptoms. I wondered about a possible fall in blood pressure when this happens. Could you tell me if you get these symptoms.
Where are you when this happens? Has your doc ever done a tilt table test?
When this happens to me it’s usually after a I’ve taken shower. It could be because the bending over to wash my legs and feet causes my blood pressure to drop. Several times I started to see black and came really close to blacking out. I notice I feel like this when I tilt my head back to rinse my hair too, or get something off of a high shelf. If I bend over at other times repeatedly or walk up a flight of stairs I feel really weak and light headed like I might pass out.
My FP doctor recently decided to refer me to a cardiologist, but when the cardiologist talked to him they decided to do a stress test and not the tilt table test, I think because of the severe dizziness I get from cardio exercise. The test isn’t for a few more weeks and then the appt w/the cardio doc isn’t until Nov.
btw I answered your post yesterday and when I clicked on submit it came back page not avl. as I had lost my internet connection again and then I was gone for the day.
How are you feeling? Did you get over that flu you had?
Hope you are feeling better.
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It could be because the bending over to wash my legs and feet causes my blood pressure to drop. Several times I started to see black and came really close to blacking out.
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Oh yeah, no shaving in the shower for me either! I have to do it in the tub. I think bending over, combined with the heat, really drops my blood pressure. I came so close to blacking out the other day that I had to get out of the shower with soap in my hair and my legs half shaved. :shock:
I also got it alot during the summer when I would try to bend over to pull weeds. I have no choice but to scoot along on my butt and get nice and muddy in the process.