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Old 10-30-2014, 02:22 PM   #1
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Pixies for my Youngest DD, please

DD Lauren told me yesterday that she's been having episodes of syncope (lightheadedness, dizziness, 'blacking out', fainting) for about 4 months now. Good thing is she had a well child appointment with her pediatrician yesterday, so we were able to talk to him about it. Turns out she's also been having headaches.
Today she had x-rays of her head and face done, plus an EKG. We'll go from there, depending on what those tell us.
Pixies that it's something easy to deal with? I'm a little worried, but I can't let her or DH know how worried I am, as I don't want to scare either of them.
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Let's hope it's something simple. Isn't she eating well? Could she be de-hydrated?
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:Let's hope it's something simple. Isn't she eating well? Could she be de-hydrated?
Those are some of the same questions I had to think about. Thanks for thinking about them, as they are reasonable questions. Sadly, they are easily answered.
She eats like a horse, and a very healthy one at that. She rarely eats sweets, no fried foods, little empty calories. Lots of protein, veggies, and fruit.
She drinks at least 1.5 liters of H2O daily, depending on if she's training or not.
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My first thought was is she eating at scholol? So many girls skip meals or drinking at school-especially if they don't want to use the bathroom.
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I hope everything turns out okay and easy to deal with.
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Im not sure how old your daughter is but I used to get like that around the time if my cycle.

I truly hope you find out soon and that its something very manageable!
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I too hope it's something simple. (I completely understand why you are worried. I hope you don't have to go down that path.)
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