Sudden dizziness and fainting. I’ve never fainted before. I fainted Today from heat exhaustion and dehydration, do I need Medical attention?
Sudden dizziness is due to inadequate blood supply to brain temporarily.Temporary dizziness may be caused by dehydration due to heat,excessive sweating,diarrhea.Even sudden fear ,anxiety can cause dizziness.
DehydrationInvestigations to be done:
Dizziness due to heat exhaustion,anxietyProbable diagnosis:
Dizziness due to heat exhaustionTreatment plan:
1.Take ORS 50ml 3 times daily for 3 days
2.Drink 2 to 3 liters of water daily for 3 days and make sure you pass more than one liter of urine daily.
3.Take at least 100 gmof cut fruits daily for 3 days.
you need not consult medical professional for a single episode of dizziness.
Note:If you get repeated symptoms of dizziness even after taking adequate precautions then you consult medical professional.
Avoid exposure to direct sun for long periods.Regarding follow up:
after 3 days
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