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Cornelius, NC
A 31-year-old male asked:

Get lightheaded only on squat/bending exercises. running, lifting no problem. recent cardio workup was fine. blood work fine. any serious causes?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Happens: Some guys have such strong abs etc. that they can compromise venous return to the heart doing squats. Watch to maintain breathing and do these slow if at all. You should be proud of yourself as an athlete.
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