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A 18-year-old female asked:

i'm 18, now and then i get up i feel dizzy and see stars. what could this mean?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Poor blood to brain: Blood from the heart has to be pumped uphill to get to the brain. For some persons, especially after the rapid growth of puberty, the heart has trouble getting blood to the brain if you stand up too fast. You describe classic symptoms of this condition.

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Last updated Dec 20, 2012

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