A member asked:

I am experiencing lightheadedness, headache and dizziness (better by: rest) (worsened by: changing head position, lying flat, sitting upright) .

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Dr. Bradford Romans answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

You may have low: Blood Pressure causing dizziness whenever you rise from lying down. Check BP lying, sitting,standing. Wait 1 minute after each change in position. Also, make a note of the pulse. If pulse rises more than 20bpm or systolic BP falls by 20mmHg, you are volume depleated( dehydrated ). Other causes-ear cong.,heart dz, etc. See doc if persists.

Answered 7/23/2017

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