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why do i feel light headed after sitting?

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Dr. Walter Pierce
35 years experience Cardiology
Low blood pressure: Blood pools in your legs while sitting. If you stand the body tells the veins and arteries to squeeze in the legs. If your dehydrated or have other conditions the response may not be strong enough to get blood to your brain.
Answered on Apr 19, 2017
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