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A 36-year-old female asked:

Been on bed rest on my back for 2 months. will my blood pressure be lower than normal when i sit up now? my normal bp before bed was 118/80.

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Dr. James Long
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Bed rest : Yes. If you truly have been supine for that long, I may take your body a while to get used to being upright again and your BP could be low initially.

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Last updated Feb 8, 2015

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