Sometimes I have a dramatic vasovagal response (i.e. I pass out) after having blood drawn or donating blood. Sometimes I don't. This means that I donate blood less than I'd like to. Can I condition myself out of this? [more inside]
I have to have a blood test. I have a pretty severe vasovagal response, combined with abnormally tiny, difficult veins (or so I've been told by everyone who has ever taken blood from me). Help me make this easier? [more inside]
Woozy, nauseated, room going dim. Is there a way to beat it? [more inside]
Getting Blood Drawn- Getting a Shot- Do you find it painful? any tricks? [more inside]
Any MeFites around who faint at the sight of blood? If so, are you aware of any close relatives who do the same? [more inside]
Fainting spells: health concern or potential parlor trick?
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