A member asked:

Does everyone get lightheaded after laying down / sitting for a while abs getting up quickly? is this normal? i get a bit dizzy vision fades out a tiny bit like a blood rush to my head or something? normal ultrasound heart and ekg few monthss back?

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Dr. Steven Simon answered

Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Yours is not common. Talk with your doc about these symptoms and review meds which may delay a ‘normal’ cardiac response to position change. In the interim, in similar situations: tighten abs before and after sitting up and sit for a bit before standing. Since you had a normal ECG, then it seems heart itself is not the problem here. Compression hose have also helped.

Answered Jan 26, 2021

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