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Difficulty Standing Up From A Squatting Position Age Or Deconditioning
Both: Unfortunately, one of earliest muscle groups to lose control of is the quads and hip flexors. These are the muscles needed to stand from a squatting condition. Deconditioning will also affect the same muscles. Fortunately, you can strengthen them with straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle (slow) stairclimbing. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many problems that could give you trouble standing from a squatting position. If this is new onset and from muscle weakness deconditioning certainly could be the cause. Referred pain from the back or stenosis of the spine could also give you these types of symptoms. Pain in the front of the knee would be another common cause secondary to "patellofemoral" syndrome. ...Read more
Lower back pain when standing or walking slowly (shopping pace). Relieved by brisk walking, lying down or bending forward . In my 20s, no prior trauma?
Sudden dizziness in rare episodes when standing up from a bending down position to pick up something from the floor cause? Htn & pcos
Orthostatic hypotens: You are experiencing orthostatic hypotension. When you band down and then get up quickly the blood has pooled in your legs. It needs time to make it up to your brain. You have receptors in your veins that cause theveins to pump the blood back to your heart so it can then be pumped to your brain. If you get up before the blood makes it there then you will get lightheaded or dizzy. I noticed that you have hypertension. You do not listwhich medication you are on. Such medications can make it more likely for you to experience orthostatic hypotension, as can dehydration. Make sure that you keep yourself well hydrated and stand up slowly from those positions and you should be fine. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause muscle twitches due to applied pressure such as lying on a limb or position change as in quickly standing up from a lying position?
Muscle twitching: If there is no underlying disease in muscle, then what you described may be due to temporary pressure on nerves and/or brief decrease in blood supply to the affected muscles. One or both may cause temporary irritation to the muscle manifested by twitching. This is normal. See your doctor if this continues long after pressure is removed and/or position has changed. ...Read more
One possibility.: The loss of balance may actually be a pre- fainting spell. As we get older the bodies ability to fight gravity is decreased. As a result the blood vessels do not contract as rapidly and if you stand quickly they will not be able to respond and push blood against gravity. This will cause a transient decrease in blood flow to the brain and make one unsteady. ...Read more
Lower back weakness and pain especially when going from lying down or seated position to standing. Temporary relief after founders stretch.
Breathing feels restricted when standing straight or lying down but greatly improves when bending forward or exercising. What could this indicate?
Prob. not serious: Breathing that seems restricted when standing or lying down, and improves with bending over or exercising, is not a common complaint. You would need to see a physician to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
Suffering tightness in calf when climbing several flights of stairs, or running up hills. Tightness goes after rest, or walking or running on level?
Clarification?: This sounds like intermittent claudication or leriche syndrome in which there is not enough blood or (circulation) to the legs during activity. I recommend seeing a doctor and checking the arterial circulation in the aorta and the lower extremities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of brief mild headache when going from sitting position to standing, or when breathing out after holding breath? Brain tumor?
Brain tumor: The headaches that you describe are not associated with brain tumors. Why are you holding your breath until you get a headache? Are the headaches associated with anxiety or blood pressure changes? See a neurologist to define and treat the type of headache that you are suffering from. ...Read more
Get a check up: Consult your physician to get thorough physical exam and some x-rays to determine the cause and severity of problem. Good luck ! ...Read more
Either one...: Or stay the same. Depends on circumstances. When you have been quiet like sleeping in bed, your blood pressure rises when you rise and become active. But sometimes if you have been sitting a while and you get up you can have pooling of blood in your peripheral circulation and it decreases. So both can happen ...Read more
What immediate changes in blood pressure occur when someone stands up after being in the sitting or reclining position?
Watching mobile screen all day from the past month,Increased eye blackouts after standing up from a sleeping position.No other symptoms.Eye Strain?
Some ideas: If postural changes are causing visual symptoms, see your pcp to review. Get blood pressure checked for possible orthostatic changes. Meantime, take breaks from the cell phone. Try to find a healthier balance and make time to be with others face to face. Hope this helps. Take care. ...Read more
Kneecap: A common complaint of people with patellofemoral (kneecap) problems is pain after sitting in one position for awhile. It is often accompanied by pain in the front of the knee doing stairs or deep knee bends. Stretching the quads and hamstrings is helpful. Aleeve or Motrin helps the pain. A good exam and xray would shed light. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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