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I had this post sleeve too, I'm only 2 months out and still get dizzy sometimes if i get up too fast but it has gotten heaps better. More fluids was the key for me, i added some sports electrolyte tabs (wait until they aren't fizzy anymore before drinking) to my Water which helped too. I also needed to not move around too much immediately after eating anything.

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that seems to be pretty common for early post-ops. It's usually due to lower blood pressure - so like the above person suggested, try getting up slower (if that's what it is, you usually feel it more when you go from lying down or seated to a standing position). If it keeps up, check with your doctor - they may do a workup since dizziness can be caused by a lot of things (most of them minor) like low blood sugar, inner ear issues - sometimes even UTIs. But the lower blood pressure thing seems to be the most common. It often goes away after the first few months.

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I had this last week and found out it’s because I’m dehydrated. We are still supposed to be drinking 64 ounces of Water every single day. I just have not been able to do that. I have been working for the last several days to get an additional 10 ounces, so now I’m up to getting about 30 a day.

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12 hours ago, ladyJ2198 said:

July14th gastric sleeve periodic hard dizziness anyone else have this? What can I do I don’t want to faint

Hopefully yours goes away! I'm almost 6 months post op and didn't start having issues with dizziness until a month after my surgery. The surgeon told me to stop taking my blood pressure meds. It didn't get better. My doctor had me take Meclizine which I took for almost a month and it didn't help. I ended up going on disability two months after my surgery and when I finally saw my doctor in person in May she put me back on my blood pressure meds because my BP sky rocketed in the two months I'd been off them and then she sent me for a bunch of tests and all came back normal (except I haven't had the halter monitor yet, I get that in two weeks) and had me do physical therapy for dizziness. I just finished my physical therapy and now she's planning on sending me to have an MRI (which is going to be difficult since I have a metal plate in my head... -_-"). She doesn't believe that it's caused by the surgery, but who knows at this point... I just hope yours gets better because mine has just gotten progressively worse and now I'm paranoid that I have a brain tumor since it runs in my family and my mom had one when she was 29 (I already had brain surgery once for my TN and I REALLY don't want to have it again!).

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