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#1 of 5 Old 02-27-2007, 08:33 PM - Thread Starter
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the past few days I have been feeling very light headed and a bit tippy. I know my balance is way off because of being pregnant; also I have not been getting enough sleep so I think that has something to do with it as well. Anyone else? Any suggestions?
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#2 of 5 Old 02-27-2007, 09:01 PM
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That's something I think you should let your midwife or doctor know, it can be a symptom of a bigger problem. I do wonder though if you are drinking enough water?

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how's your blood pressure? if water and protien do not help, i would get a liver panel done ASAP.

any swelling in your hands and feet or face?

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ita to get a pro opinion,but it also could be anemia. if you have an iron supplement at hand, amybe try that?
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I bet it has to do with iron too. I have always gotten anemic towards the end. I would just eat more fresh spinach salads!

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