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Hello everyone. So, I joined the losers bench on August 18th and I have been feeling very nauseous and weird ever since. I wake up in the morning and I feel just fine but as the day progresses I experience stuff that I'm not liking too much. For example, this morning I was able to eat a cheese stick and I felt fine and for lunch I ate a small amount of cottage cheese, but then about an hour or so later my stomach started to bother me and I became nauseous. Also, I get very light headed whenever I sit up or stand up and start walking. Maybe it's my blood pressure dropping? Because I am still on the high blood pressure pills. And whenever I walk around for just a little bit it literally feels like I am drained of all my energy. I'm just very nervous with everything because it's new to me and I don't want anything to be wrong. I hope someone can at least put me at ease a little bit :)

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Hello everyone. So, I joined the losers bench on August 18th and I have been feeling very nauseous and weird ever since. I wake up in the morning and I feel just fine but as the day progresses I experience stuff that I'm not liking too much. For example, this morning I was able to eat a cheese stick and I felt fine and for lunch I ate a small amount of cottage cheese, but then about an hour or so later my stomach started to bother me and I became nauseous. Also, I get very light headed whenever I sit up or stand up and start walking. Maybe it's my blood pressure dropping? Because I am still on the high blood pressure pills. And whenever I walk around for just a little bit it literally feels like I am drained of all my energy. I'm just very nervous with everything because it's new to me and I don't want anything to be wrong. I hope someone can at least put me at ease a little bit :)

Oh I'm pre op but I would def call your doctor and ask them to check your blood pressure to see if you still need meds because I bet you don't. Call your doctor asap hon and hope you feel better!

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I had many of those symptoms. Yes call your doctor!

I found mine to be due to dehydration. My BP would bottom out and feel like crap.

As for the nausea there are meds to help you through that.

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I was on HBP meds for Migraines and I had to come off of them. I was exp the same thing. The faintness and dizziness soon left.

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You had your procedure August 18th? I know every doc has a different food plan, but it seems early to be eating solid food only 8 days after your surgery. My surgeon's plan doesn't let me even eat pureed food until 4 weeks out.

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You had your procedure August 18th? I know every doc has a different food plan, but it seems early to be eating solid food only 8 days after your surgery. My surgeon's plan doesn't let me even eat pureed food until 4 weeks out.

I totally agree. Solid foods already? Tooooo soon. Go back to (at minimum puréed stage) and see if that helps. I also had severe dehydration when I was 3 weeks post op. I had NO energy. Had to go to ER for bag of Fluid. Now I know I must drink my water! Also check your B12. I get B12 shots now because I was very low. Made a world of difference. Your doctor should be able to help you identify the cause.

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I agree, seems very early too be eating solids. Call your surgeon. Are you taking Vitamins yet? Also, like the others said are you drinking enough?

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