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Sometimes when i stand up i get a throbbing headache. Normal?

Sometimes when i stand up i get a throbbing headache. Normal?

Normal=Common: No: While not normal, it is behavior, not optimal, not extremely rare, yet not necessarily serious, at least in the short term, also clearly not healthy. Symptoms c/w vascular/migraine ha, especially if pulse in sync with the ha throb. There are several ways to improve, though would avoid most meds, a few might help a little. Best seek: mechanism of ha, address your internal controls & excellent help. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when i stand up sometimes?

Why do I get dizzy when i stand up sometimes?

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. ...Read more

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My legs ache when i go to bend and when i wake up. Why?

My legs ache when i go to bend and when i wake up. Why?

? Knee problem: It sounds as if your knees are the issue. See your own doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Why do I get abdominal pain when i stand up and eases when sitting?

Why do I get abdominal pain when i stand up and eases when sitting?

Nonspecific : May be related to stretching your abdominal wall muscles. Doesn't sound dangerous. May need to see your doctor if it persists or becomes severe. ...Read more

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How come i get dizzy everytime i stand up after sitting or laying down?

How come i get dizzy everytime i stand up after sitting or laying down?

Dizzy standing up: Your blood pressure changes when you stand, but should quickly normalize so that you do not notice. Occasional dizziness may be minor. When you have frequent postural hypotension, this adjustment does not happen as quickly and you notice the drop (dizziness). Your doctor can check your baseline blood pressure and make sure you do not have other issues that may contribute to postural hypotension. ...Read more

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Why do I get light headed when I stand up suddenly?

Why do I get light headed when I stand up suddenly?

Low blood pressure?: Variety of possibilities: dehydration, anemia, low blood pressure, postural hypotension, and even association with migraine. Can also be due to several medication adverse events. Best to discuss with your physician in near future. ...Read more

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Every time I bend over to pick somthing up and stand back up I get really lite headed?

Every time I bend over to pick somthing up and stand back up I get really lite headed?

Positional low BP: Postural or orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure) may be the cause. In older individuals, sluggish cardiovascular reflexes that normally would keep the BP up with changes in position may be the culprit. Otherwise, look for causes of dehydration or adverse effects of medications. There are rarer causes that may be more serious. If persistent, you should consult your physician. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy when waking up this morning?

I feel dizzy when waking up this morning?

Pardon?: Your post reads like a statement but it ends with a question mark? Like this? Also your tense is not clear, i.e. "I feel dizzy" not "I felt dizzy"? Also what does "dizzy" mean? Vertigo or something else? Do you frantically hustle your kids off to the doctor if they wake up feeling "DIZZY" or do you do what most parents do: WAIT because most likely they'll be better by the next morning? ...Read more

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Why do I get blurred vision and dizziness when i stand up and wake up from the bed sometimes?

Why do I get blurred vision and dizziness when i stand up and wake up from the bed sometimes?

Orthostasis : Orthostasis or feeling dizzy on standing up dizziness on standing up be caused by multiple reasons includes anemia , hypoglycemia , dehydration, arrhythmia, certain cardio vascular and neurological conditions. Simple test likebp hemoglobin and ekg , finget stick for blood glucose can yield valuable information. Although work up can includes eeg and a ct scan or mri. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I get lightheaded when bend over? And sometimes when I walk up stairs

Why do I get lightheaded when bend over? And sometimes when I walk up stairs

Lightheaded: Temporary shortage of blood or oxygen to the brain due to drop in blood pressure, is most common. Less common is from dehydration or diarrhea or fever ,low blood sugar or anemia, or medications. Consult your doctor to pinpoint the cause and treat that. ...Read more

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I'm dizzy when i get up and when i look up.

Sounds like: Benign positional vertigo, especially if sudden in onset and resolves when holding your head still. To be certain your doctor can perform some simple in-office tests and ask you some specific questions. If bpv most cases resolve spontaneously within a few weeks. Avoid precarious situations until resolved. ...Read more

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When i wake up my leg aches?

When i wake up my leg aches?

Not enough info.: You need to provide specifics. Where in the leg does it hurt? Is it only painful upon awakening? See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do i faint when standing up Quickly?

Why do i faint when standing up Quickly?

Low blood pressure: Your blood pressure is likely dropping when you stand up. This can be normal in some circumstances, but if it is happening repetitively, it should be evaluated further by a physician. If you currently take blood pressure medications to control your blood pressure, these may need to be adjusted. ...Read more

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When i stand up my vision goes black-ish and i feel dizzy. Any ideas?

When i stand up my vision goes black-ish and i feel dizzy. Any ideas?

Blood pressure: When you stand up your blood pressure has to elevate to supply the brain and the eyes effectively. Sometimes this does not work so well and this is called postural hypotension. It can be benign but also a clue to low blood pressure or anemia. Have your family doctor check this out if it persists. ...Read more

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Why do I sneeze 10 times when i wake up and when i go to bed?

Why do I sneeze 10 times when i wake up and when i go to bed?

Allergies?: Is there something at home triggering a reaction? Unknown. Consider treatment for allergies. ...Read more

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I always feel light headed and blank for 10sec every time i stand up from laying down . Like blood left/entered my head. I try not to stand up quickly?

I always feel light headed and blank for 10sec every time i stand up from laying down . Like blood left/entered my head. I try not to stand up quickly?

Postural Hypotension: This can happen to any of us, but some mediations may make it worse. When you stand abruptly, your body is slow to respond, so gravity pulls the blood down towards your feet and away from your head. If this is new or something has changed like taking a new medication, might be worth talking to your doctor. What you are doing is the right response. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I wake up I can't move. Why?

Sometimes when I wake up I can't move. Why?

Sleep paralysis : This is not uncommon in the population where upon transition from a sleep or wakeful state to the other a paralysis occurs. Usually this isn't harmful but you should be assessed for other parasomnias or sleep issues by your physician. ...Read more