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What to do if I have black vision and getting dizzy every time I get up?

What to do if I have black vision and getting dizzy every time I get up?

Orthostatic hypotens: Your symtoms may be related to drop in blood pressure and you should see your local internist for exam. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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I get dizzy while reading, but my vision isn't blurry, so what's the problem?

I get dizzy while reading, but my vision isn't blurry, so what's the problem?

Likely need glasses: At age 42, it is likely you are getting eye strain from the need for glasses for near work. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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My vision goes fuzzy when I stand up and I get dizzy and hold onto something. It's not just when I stand up too fast it happens 80% of the time.

My vision goes fuzzy when I stand up and I get dizzy and hold onto something. It's not just when I stand up too fast it happens 80% of the time.

Orthostatic hypotens: What you have, is an autonomic cardiovascular dysfunction which is also known as orthostatic hypotension. Whenever you stand up, the lower extremity vessels remaining dilated, and the gravity pulls the blood the lower body. Therefore less black goes into the brain, and you get a dizzy feeling. Ocationally some patients may black out.
You should see a physician to start your own alpha mimetic medi ...Read more

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Sometimes if I staid in bed for a few hours while awake and I stand up quickly I get a bit dizzy and my vision goes dark for a bit, is this normal?

Sometimes if I staid in bed for a few hours while awake and I stand up quickly I get a bit dizzy and my vision goes dark for a bit, is this normal?

Bp drop: By being down so long your body adjusts your blood pressure lower. Then, when you stand up, your pressure drops low enough that you have the symptoms. Try sitting at the bedside for a minute before standing. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy and my vision goes black after I stand up even though I'm an active teenager?

Why do I get dizzy and my vision goes black after I stand up even though I'm an active teenager?

See MD: You may have a problem with your blood pressure dropping as you stand up. You should see your family doctor or internist for a complete physical. ...Read more

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When I stand up from sitting or laying down for a while I get dizzy and have tunnel vision. What can cause this?

When I stand up from sitting or laying down for a while I get dizzy and have tunnel vision. What can cause this?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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No matter what I get dizzy when I stand up. My vision goes black and I almost collapse every time. What's going on with me?

No matter what I get dizzy when I stand up. My vision goes black and I almost collapse every time. What's going on with me?

Go to your doctor: It sounds as if you have orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure with standing). The dizzy feeling is due to the fact that you are about to faint. The vision is going black because you are temporarily not getting enough blood to allow visual system to work. You should see your primary doctor very quickly. ...Read more

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We I get up from sitting down! I lose my vision for about 5 seconds and I feel dizzy ~ I'm just 15!! What could be the cause?

Orthostatic: Orthostatic changes. Make sure you are will hydrated. Get up more slowly from sitting position. If symptoms persist or worsen, see MD. ...Read more

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I sometimes get dizzy with blacked vision and fell like falling on the ground sometimes I even do any idea what this might be?

I sometimes get dizzy with blacked vision and fell like falling on the ground sometimes I even do any idea what this might be?

Dizziness fr low bp: This may be caused by postural hypotension. Does this happen when you get up quickly from a lying or sitting position? Try doing this slowly and gradually. You should see a doctor for possible low pulse and heart rate and may need a pacemaker to regulate your heart rate. ...Read more

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Is it common to get extremely dizzy off and on all day and have problems with my vision as well all from anxiety even when not anxious?

Is it common to get extremely dizzy off and on all day and have problems with my vision as well all from anxiety even when not anxious?

Anxiety, Dizziness: I commend you for your concern for health.
I understand your anxiety.
At age 43, many people go through anxiety due to stresses of marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, children leaving home, work and finances and may cause dizziness and vision problem.
Extreme dizziness and problem with the vision, when not anxious indicates need to see a Internist, Neurologist and an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I occasionally get dizzy especially in summer for no reason and I get blurred sight or even worse I get a dark vision and I can't see a thing?

I occasionally get dizzy especially in summer for no reason and I get blurred sight or even worse I get a dark vision and I can't see a thing?

Possible migraine: Your symptoms suggest a possible variant of migraine headaches. Are the vision changes bilateral or just in one eye? Do you have any headache associated with your symptoms? There is no way to actually make any kind of diagnosis here without a thorough exam. I suggest you see your primary care doctor and have a complete eye examination, preferably with an ophthalmologist, who is an MD. ...Read more

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When I stand up sometimes I get really dizzy & there's this weird tingling feeling that covers my body then my vision starts to go black & I fall why?

When I stand up sometimes I get really dizzy & there's this weird tingling feeling that covers my body then my vision starts to go black & I fall why?

A few reasons.: Standing up fast will leave your blood at your feet and away from your brain. So try to stand up a little slower. If you have heavy period you may be a bit anemic which could contribute. Finally you must keep up with your hydration or this will repeat. If all else fails give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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I started getting dizzy when I started dieting. I admit I don't eat that much. Can that be the case? Also my vision goes kind of black when I get dizzy

I started getting dizzy when I started dieting. I admit I don't eat that much. Can that be the case? Also my vision goes kind of black when I get dizzy

Low blood sugar: Your symptoms could be the result of low blood sugar or just a low calorie intake. Not eating enough during the day can definitely cause these symptoms. You can become nutrient deficient. Also, if you aren't drinking enough water these symptoms can occur. Make sure you are getting enough calories and eating a variety of healthy foods. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing dizziness, slight headaches and vision loss for a few seconds right after I get up. What could this be?

Blood Pressure chang: Commonly blood pressure changes occur with changes in posture. You should make sure to be well hydrated and check your blood pressure and heart rate in different seated or standing positions. Sometimes during periods of rapid growth, there is an abnormal response called POSTURAL ORTHOSTATIC TACHYCARDIA (POTS) or alternatively ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE, or Neurally Mediated Hypotension. See your doc. ...Read more

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For the past few weeks my skin will get itchy and red with bumbs. When this occurs my vision becomes somewhat blurry with dizziness.?

For the past few weeks my skin will get itchy and red with bumbs. When this occurs my vision becomes somewhat blurry with dizziness.?

Probably: Not directly related. The skin symptoms sound like hives. The vision symptoms sound like a vaso vagal reaction. Without a thorough exam, it would be difficult to tell online. ...Read more

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For the last month when im standing for at least 5 min. I get really bad anxiety, get dizzy, and my vision gets blurry. Idk what is going on, help?

For the last month when im standing for at least 5 min. I get really bad anxiety, get dizzy, and my vision gets blurry. Idk what is going on, help?

Sounds like POTS: It sounds like you suffer from POTS (Paroxysmal Orthostatic Hypotension Syndrome). There are many possible causes. See http://www. Dinet. Org/index. Php/information-resources/pots-place/pots-overview
and http://www. Dinet. Org/index. Php/information-resources/pots-place/pots-causes
Ideally find a holistic doctor to assess and treat.
You might have adrenal fatigue: http://www. Adrenalfatigue. Org/ ...Read more

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Get about 7 1/2 hrs sleep/night. I get days I am extremely tired & whenever I am tired, my vision blacks out often & I feel dizzy a lot. Is this normal?

NO: This is not normal. You should see your doctor to get checked to make sure you are not anemic or have a cardiac problem or other causes of dizziness such as neurological or otherwise. Best of luck and please do not ignore this. ...Read more

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I get very lightheaded, dizzy and my vision goes dark when I first stand up. I literally have to hold onto something for about 30-45 seconds. I don't have any health insurance, what could it be?

I get very lightheaded, dizzy and my vision goes dark when I first stand up. I literally have to hold onto something for about 30-45 seconds. I don't have any health insurance, what could it be?

Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure or low blood volume (dehydration can cause that) can make it difficult for your heart to pump blood up to your head when you stand up. There are other more rare causes, but you should probably see a doctor to check it out. This problem is called orthostatic hypotension. ...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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Sometimes when I talk to someone, my vision gets really blurry and I get really dizzy. Is this normal?

No: This is not a problem with your eye, but with your circulation. The parts of the brain that control balance and sight are not receiving enough blood. It can occur with fainting, but there are many other possible causes. If this is a recurring problem you should discuss it with your pcp. ...Read more

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Some days, after laying down and I get up, my head throbs, I feel dizzy, and my vision gets blurry for a few secs. I'm pregnant. What could be wrong?

Some days, after laying down and I get up, my head throbs, I feel dizzy, and my vision gets blurry for a few secs. I'm pregnant. What could be wrong?

See your doctor: The symptoms you are experiencing can be caused by several things, and can be serious in pregnancy. Make sure that your doctor is aware. If you have no pre-existing conditions prior to pregnancy, you may not be drinking enough, or eating enough. Depending on where you are in pregnancy, especially in the second trimester, these symptoms can occur. You may also want to monitor your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Hey im 15 for some time now if I get up from ling in bed or siting (usually geting up fast) my head hurts, I fel dizzy, and my vision kinda goes out.

Possible anemia: You need to see a doctor as soon as you can and have some blood tests and a physical exam. You may be anemic or have some other problem causing these symptoms. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water every day. Being dehydrated can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I get headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, room spins, nausea, and jawache. Keep in mind I had a baby a month ago and had spinal leakage causing headache?

I get headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, room spins, nausea, and jawache. Keep in mind I had a baby a month ago and had spinal leakage causing headache?

Migraine: Clinically you are describing a vascular headache with migrainous features. You have had a traction headache related to spinal fluid leakage which should have corrected itself by now. The traction headache could lead to the development or trigger of migraine. Since you had a baby a month ago, I would see your doctor for an examination to make certain it is nothing else. ...Read more

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Why does my vision get blurred, head dizzy, and irregular breathing?

Consult a doc: You will need an examination by a doc. It could be due to low blood pressure, blood sugar, anxiety or other cause. Please see a doc soon. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy and have blurred vision when I get up? What could be wrong?

Why do I feel dizzy and have blurred vision when I get up? What could be wrong?

Low blood pressure: When you sit or crouch, the blood is squeezed out of the lower part of your body. Then when you stand up it pools in these parts and lowers the pressure in the upper part, especially the brain. This can cause visual blur, dizziness and a feeling of faintness. This might also mean you are anemic. If this happens most of the time, check with your family doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've been smokeing for 2 years and for about 2 months everytiime I smoke I get dizzy and blurry vision. Is something wrong?

I've been smokeing for 2 years and for about 2 months everytiime I smoke I get dizzy and blurry vision. Is something wrong?

Quit smoking: If you relate these symptoms to the times that you smoke (is this weed?) and have no problems in between, then you are reacting to something in that smoke and this is a good opportunity to cease smoking. ...Read more

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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