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why does my blood pressure rise when i stand up

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Pain often raises BP: But your doctor is in the best position to advise you to either treat or watch that changed pressure.
Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Maybe: Your usual BP is good. During illness, the body is under stress and the BP can certainly increase. It should return to normal after the illness. Howev ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
HTN: Pain of any sort can raise blood pressure.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it might...: Whenever you are in activity, stress, pain among other body reactions that can make you agitated your blood pressure can rise. That's why it is recomm ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
This is physiologic: & normal...Need more BP when standing to supply the brain with blood flow.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: It is not likely that eating pig feet will make your blood pressure rise, with or without vinegar. It would be prudent to have your blood pressure che ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Eskanazy
24 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps: If like many people you are eating more processed and thus high sodium foods in winter this might be possible. Also we tend to be more sedentary dur ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
See below: During exercise, BP normally rises. This is healthy. Following exercise, BP falls, in facts, will fall below the baseline temporarily, because of the ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
See your doctor: You may just have anxiety or other benign reasons for your blood pressure to rise and crash, or something more serious (and much more rare!) like pheo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyauna Miller
13 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Feeling the pressure: Hi yogafan1. Typically small changes in blood pressure occur naturally and do not cause major symptoms or make you feel a certain way. However, if you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Normal physiology: When you get up, your heart beats faster and stronger, and the stroke volume (amount of blood pumped per beat) rises. Also, your involuntary (autonomi ... Read More

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