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why do i feel so dizzy?

This morning I got my period. Its regular but I started feeling a little dizzy and it just go worse. I had to lie down cuz I couldn't stand too long. Thought if I took a nap i's feel better. When I woke up, I couldn't even turn over. It felt WORSE. SO brought me some juice and I took an iron pill. I still feel crappy. Why??


Asked by Vero0724 at 12:24 AM on Nov. 9, 2009 in Health

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  • I get slightly anemic every month on my period. Iron pills alone aren't great for absorbing iron. Try some dark green vegetables or red meat. Eating those along with orange juice or strawberries or something else high in vitamin C will help the absorption. Avoid high-calcium foods at the same time, calcium reduces absorption of iron.

    Answer by Beichan at 3:15 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Have you tried increasing your glucose level?

    Answer by OneToughMami at 12:45 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I had the juice.

    Answer by Vero0724 at 12:57 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • You may need more than just juice. Depending on how low it is, it might take some more juice and maybe a piece or two of candy like Lifesavers.

    Answer by OneToughMami at 1:17 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • could be vertigo

    Answer by ali_1107 at 9:02 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I looked it up and its vertigo. I took another iron pill this morning. I remember oj helps iron absorption. Thank u! Still feeling it though, ugh! Now I'm feeling nauseau becuz of it!

    Answer by Vero0724 at 11:24 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

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