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Lightheaded when standing

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Possible dehydration: Have a checkup and get what are called orthostatic blood pressures. They will measure your blood pressure in different positions. If the numbers com... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Referred to as: Orthostatic hypotension. When you go from lying down to seated, your heart has to pump blood against gravity to get it to the brain and blood also "po... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Need help: After 3 months of bed rest, you'd be well advised not to attempt this on your own. You need physical therapy and supervised rehabilitation. Your local... Read More
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 32 years experience
Low pressure: Your blood pressure is dropping when you stand. I am curious as to why you were bed ridden, may give us a clue as to why this is happening. You ma... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Orthostatic BP drop: You are on losartin for bp? With these symptoms i'd be concerned about orthostatic hypotension. Have your primary care provider check your heart rate ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weihong Pan
Neurology 31 years experience
Orthostatic hypotens: What you described sounds like orthostatic hypotension. When you stand up, blood pressure decreases, making you feel lightheaded and your heart rate g... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
? dehydration: Try drinking more water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, l... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
See your doctor: for assessment, you may need an ECG, to make sure you have a regular heart beat, other causes : may be low blood sugar, other metabolic, hormonal, or ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
It is POSSIBLE: that your doctor may want to adjust the dose of medication you are taking. Do not do this by yourself but please return to your doc for an exam. Pea... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I'm worried also: This can be anything from needing new glasses to being slowly poisoned by a bad home heater emitting carbon monoxide. This needs to be worked up by a ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Eval: This may be related to heat. When was the last time you were assessed? The dizziness and lightheadedness is concerning.

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