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why do i get dizzy when i stand up sometimes?

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Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 14 years experience
Blood flow: When you stand up, there can be a temporary decreased in blood flow to the brain. The blood vessels have to tighten up a little bit, and the heart has to pump a little harder. Getting dizzy or light-headed when standing up is called orthostatic hypotension. The first step to try to make this better is to drink plenty of fluids.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

My workplace is so bright. I get really dizzy. What should I do?

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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Tinted glasses: Until you can do something more definitive try sunglasses for yourself. If appropriate you could see about getting tinted glass to cover the light fixture. See if your employer would consider a dimmer switch. If you are overly sensitive to the light compared to your colleagues you might want an eye exam to make sure it is not something going on with the eyes www.Medac4u.Com.
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What might cause me to feel dizzy and hot?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
?ear infection: Our inner ears are often the cause of a "vestibular" cause of dizziness. With a fever, you may have an inner ear infection, that is affecting your balance center. See you dr. For an eval, good luckl.
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A 29-year-old male asked:

Why do I feel tired and dizzy if I skipped a meal?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can check : A primary care doctor can check to see why a person would be tired and dizzy after skipping a meal. Healthy, normal people can have mild such symptoms from skipping meals, with the "dizziness" due to not having enough fluids to drink. Significant symptoms may be related to low blood sugar due to not eating. The doctor will need a complete diet diary and symptom diary, plus some usual blood tests.
A 23-year-old member asked:

Does lazanopam help with dizziness!?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Maybe: There is no cure for dizziness. Serious disorders of the ears or brain need to be excluded. Then a trial of treatment is reasonable. Any treatment may improve the condition, do nothing, or make it worse. The only answer comes with trial and monitoring effects.
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A 38-year-old male asked:

Sometimes I get dizzy when I stand next to a sink or a counter or something like that. It never happens anywhere else. What can cause this?

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Dr. Edward Teller
Anesthesiology 44 years experience
Has nothing to do wi: this probably has nothing to do with a sink or a counter...when you change position from sitting to standing...do it very SLOWLY..see what happens in the future

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