A 34-year-old male asked:
After prolong bed rest, is normal for your head to feel floaty and hard to keep eyes still on things?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Yes, normal: After prolonged bedrest, your vascular system becomes less able to control your blood pressure and it can drop, making you slightly dizzy. The same thing happens to astronauts after prolonged weightlessness. It will recover quickly as you begin to feel better. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 19, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.