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what is the cause of lightheadedness when i get up too quickly?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Low blood pressure: You may be experiencing some degree of postural hypotension, where BP drops on standing. This could be secondary to meds, such as anti-hypertensives, dehydation, and rarely, dysautonomias. It is not unique for some migraine pts to report this, in absence of blood pressure changes, and rarely, this is seen in inner ear disorders, such as meniere's.
Answered on Apr 11, 2018

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