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A female asked:

Feel like i'm going to fall down when standing.really light headed and weird numb feeling all over body when standing up or walking.extremely stressed?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Maybe (not) . . .: Yes, your symptoms might be due to anxiety/panic disorder. But first you need to check w/your Family Doc to be sure it's not due to low blood pressure eg orthostatic hypotension, or perhaps a heart rhythm disorder or something else. In meantime, drink plenty of fluids (enough to make urine clear) & check your blood pressure at home while laying down, sitting & standing. Buy BP cuff at drug store.
Last updated Feb 12, 2020
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