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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?

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Dr. Laura McMullen
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.
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