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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Blacking Out, Fainting, or Loss of Consciousness

At this time it would be very helpful to have measurements of your blood pressure and pulse (heart rate). The best time to check blood pressure and pulse would be during an episode of lightheadedness. But it may be helpful even if you feel fine now.

Which statement about measuring blood pressure and heart rate applies to you?

I can measure both.

I can only measure my blood pressure.

I can only take my pulse.

I cannot do either one.

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