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Last Saturday, I was out with some friends and felt a burp coming on. It goes up my throat, comes back down, then causes extreme pain in my chest (left side). I blacked out, hit the tile floor head first, and ended up in the emergency room. After 7 stitches in my forehead, they told me I might have vaso vagal. I've been blacking out for a few years now, usually a year or so apart. Generally I've fallen on grass, carpet, etc. so this was my first significantly painful experience. I had blacked out on the morning of my wedding while brushing my teeth; I was brushing my tongue, hit the gag reflex, and fell into the sink. I hit my head on the faucet, then fell backward onto the doorknob (I know this only because I had a doorknob shaped bruise on my back) and then landed in the hallway. I woke up a few minutes later, bruised and confused. This started when I was 14... I'm 28 now, and it's becoming more frequent. I am always thirsty; I can't go anywhere without a water bottle. For a while, I thought I had some bizarre water addiction. As for taking Aleve - its active ingredient is naproxyen sodium. My husband has low blood pressure and was taking prescription naproxyen for a bone injury when he began having dizzy spells. As it turns out, naproxyen is a blood thinner; not a good thing for people with low blood pressure. Mine is currently 90/70, so no Aleve or naproxyen for me, thanks. More tests at the cardiologist's on May 29th.