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My daughter just experienced a fainting spell..pregnant

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My daughter just experienced a fainting spell. She is not pregnant. She eats alot of heavy food and hardly eats sweets. Just concern because she leaving for military training in a few days
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 years ago.

mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hello

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

Does she have any other medical condition?

Customer:

no

mysticdoc :

ok

mysticdoc :

The fainting spell can be caused by low blood sugar if she does not eat any sweets.

mysticdoc :

Another common cause is emotional stress.

Customer:

ok

mysticdoc :

This is more likely since she is going to the military.

mysticdoc :

This is not concerning.

Customer:

It could be from worrying about the training.

Customer:

Should she be taking anything for it

mysticdoc :

yes, that is the common cause.

mysticdoc :

There is nothing needed to be taken.

mysticdoc :

She should relax and try to sleep well.

Customer:

Do you think she needs iron pills or something

mysticdoc :

if she has history of anemia, then she should take iron pills.

mysticdoc :

But she should take a multivitamin.

mysticdoc :

Multivitamins help with reducing stress.

Customer:

OK thanks alot for your help

mysticdoc :

very welcome

mysticdoc :

Best wishes

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