When your blood pressure is normal when you resting, what makes your blood pressure when you stand up drop real low and you become very disorientatated and dizzy?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 22 years experience
What : What you are describing is called orthostatic hypotension. I've attached a website below that give lots of helpful, in-depth information on orthostatic hypotension. Dehydration is the most common cause for this symptom, though heart problems or neurological problems can cause it, too.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 30, 2019
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.