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How do I raise my blood pressure if dizzy standing for more than half hour?

How do I raise my blood pressure if dizzy standing for more than half hour?

Counterpressure move: You can cup your hands, place fingers against each other and pull, contracting arm muscles or cross legs and squeeze. Both will raise bp. I would suggest a formal assessment of your postural bp. This can be done with a tilt table test. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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How do I raise my blood pressure when I get dizzy standing?

How do I raise my blood pressure when I get dizzy standing?

Need to make sure: You need to make sure low blood pressure is the problem - see your primary care physician. The most likely cause of blood pressure drops with standing is dehydration. ...Read more

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If your blood pressure is low, 87/52. Feeling dizzy headed. Is there something you could do to raise it.

If your blood pressure is low, 87/52. Feeling dizzy headed. Is there something you could do to raise it.

Plenty of water: Make sure you're drinking plenty of fluid, especially water. If you have no heart trouble, you can add more salt to your diet. If you'r taking atenolol, the dose may need to be reduced, but talk to your doctor before making any change. ...Read more

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Have blood pressure 180/119 should I go to ER been 3 days or more dizzy

Yes: The combination of a diastolic pressure of nearly 120 (if accurate) and 3 days of dizziness constitutes a possible "hypertensive urgency" and you should go to the emergency room for that right away. ...Read more

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Injected meth about 2 hours ago been injecting it quite a bit in last month. I feel dizzy, light headed, faint, blood pressure is 138/82 hr 109.

Be more specific: While we as medical professionals can appreciate the distress shared by those like you who are consulting with us, we don't always have the ability to guess what it is that you are asking. You have provided a list of symptoms (feeling dizzy or faint); and vital signs (bp, hr), but I am hard pressed to know what question you are posing. For us to be able to help, you need to be very specific! ...Read more

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What to do to increase blood pressure if dizzy?

What to do to increase blood pressure if dizzy?

Have it checked/caus: If you have very low BP and are getting symptoms from it like dizziness and lightheadedness, chest pain only than you need to raise your bp. But before that you need to be examined and investigated to find the cause of your low bp if so eat extra salt and more fluids, if there is no cause f. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more