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its been over 2 yrs. Since my sleeve was done. Anyone else struggling with severe dizziness apon standing? Its been going on for about a yr now with me.

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Mine isn’t related to weight loss but aortic insufficiency. I get dizzy from laying down to sitting and sitting to standing. Sometimes I get dizzy just sitting still. I would definitely bring it up to your doctor.

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Sadly i did but they focused more on my constipation and didnt seem to care about my dizziness. But ive already fallen twice from it. Sometimes i gotta hold onto the wall for a min. Its starting to kinda scare me

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I have it fairly badly, too, but I mostly just stand and wait for it to pass now. My doctors said nothing was wrong (after blood tests and a stress test) and asked me to try more electrolytes. It still happens, but not nearly as often.

If your doctor won't listen to you, get a second opinion. You are definitely entitled to finding someone who is willing to listen to you.

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Someone told me to ask my dr. to check my B12 levels, cause they dont normally check those, and dizziness is the number one side effect from vit B12 deficiency.

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Check your blood pressure. BP can drop significantly after surgery. I've known several others who have the same dizziness. Their surgeons attribute it to lower blood pressure.

Here's a hint. Don't go directly to standing. If you're laying down, sit for a few seconds on the side of the bed before standing.

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