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First incident two days ago
I was standing at my kitchen counter doing dishes, I felt a severe period cramp and the next thing I know, I am on the floor. My kids standing over me asking if I am okay. This has never happened to me before. What should I do? The ER said it was a "vagal reaction."
What does this mean?
This web site is not a substitute for a
thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms. Medical
treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms
since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It
is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this
online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under
the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal
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