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Old 07-30-2005, 10:47 PM   #1
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Default Light-headed

Does the feeling of light-headedness go away? How can I make it stop? Thank you!
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Roux-en-Y Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery: July 20, 2005
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Old 07-31-2005, 08:04 AM   #2
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Are you drinking enough water? That can be a sign of dehydration. Be sure to mention this to your doctor, though.
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Old 07-31-2005, 09:33 PM   #3
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ok stevie.. listen up. dehydration is a REAL possibility. and another one is making sure you're getting enough protein. most docs recommend 50-80 grams, divided throughout the day. i had to eat about 15 grams every three hours in order to stay upright.

protein. water. protein water. protein water. that's your day, babe!!!

julie's right - be sure to tell your doc...
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