Recommended Posts

Posted (edited)

Have had a few tattoos done previously with no issues, This is the first one ive had however whilst im lying down.

However when I had a medium size piece on my arm done earlier, half way through i felt light headed and then every light looked really bright.

So I told the tattooist and he said just rest for a few minutes and have some water, within seconds I went back to normal again

I think the culprit was because I wasn't breathing properly as I was quite tensed and concentrating on trying not to move, could also be because I didnt have a sugary snack or drink before the tattoo. ??

 

The tattoo came out perfectly however

 

WhatsApp Image 2019-07-09 at 12.55.57.jpeg

WhatsApp Image 2019-07-09 at 13.57.39.jpeg

Edited by VenomX

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
24 minutes ago, VenomX said:

Have had a few tattoos done previously with no issues, This is the first one ive had however whilst im lying down.

However when I had a medium size piece on my arm done earlier, half way through i felt light headed and then every light looked really bright.

So I told the tattooist and he said just rest for a few minutes and have some water, within seconds I went back to normal again

I think the culprit was because I wasn't breathing properly as I was quite tensed and concentrating on trying not to move, could also be because I didnt have a sugary snack or drink before the tattoo. ??

 

The tattoo came out perfectly however

 

 

yep ! you need to pre-hydrate and the best thing to do when feeling light headed is to eat some candy,

of course eating a good meal before getting tattooed is a no brainer.

that little tattoo should be an easy one,

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Definitely breathe as evenly as possible. You might have to force yourself to stop holding your breath. And make sure you eat properly beforehand.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Got my next one tomorrow, will be a bigger piece.

Early night, big bowl of cerial, few breakfast bars, and sip on an energy drink before and during. Most importantly deep breathing.

Hope it goes ok

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You've got this, piece of cake.

I was taught several years ago the technique of "belly breathing". On the inhale you push your stomach outward fully. The idea being that your diaphragm drops further, pulling air more deeply into your lungs. It seems odd at first, but is easy to get the hang of. It really helps relieve stress. Do it slowly, concentrating on each breathe.

Good luck! 👍

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Had the tattoo just now, took about one hour.

Woke up. Had some toast, then my meds, then some cerial, then a breakfast bar, then sipped on non fizzy energy drink all through the session.

No dizziness or anything unusual.

 

Will post pics of tattoo later 🙂

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.