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Why does my blood pressure rise when I stand up

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Pain often raises BP: But your doctor is in the best position to advise you to either treat or watch that changed pressure.
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Dr. David Malpass
Pediatric Cardiology 34 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
HTN: Pain of any sort can raise blood pressure.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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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A member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
This is physiologic: & normal...Need more BP when standing to supply the brain with blood flow.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Eskanazy
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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
14 years experience
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
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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