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Re: 14 year old possibly with vaso vagal-Caused by standing too l...

From: J


I think standing for long periods of time is akin to other forms of being exhausted and possibly dehydrated. I know as a tourist I have thought I couldn't stand on my feet or in another line for one more minute and have been 'on the verge' so speak of having an episode.

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