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Lightheaded When Standing
Dizziness: Dizziness with standing is usually related to a sudden drop in blood pressure (BP) when the person suddenly changes posture. You may go to your GP and have them measure your BP while lying down, then sitting up and finally standing up. Also check the heart rate in the same position. Orthostatic hypotension is usually associated with an increase in heart rate and a drop in BP ...Read more
Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more
Positional vertigo. : It is possible you are suffering from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (aka bppv). This condition is due to small crystals in the inner ear that stimulate the inner ear with movement. Typical symptoms are room-spinning dizziness when lying down in bed, rolling over in bed and when bending over and getting back up. This condition can be easily treated by a knowledgable practitioner. ...Read more
Fainting feeling when standing after laying down muscle twitches when relax and breathlessness feeling light brown stinky floating poop?
Can enalapril cause orthostatic tachycardia? When I stand up my blood pressure drops(not hypotension)and heart rate goes up. Normal when laying down.
Yes, has been descri: Orthostatic tachycardia (or postural tachycardia) has been described with enalapril. It may be due to an interaction with other medications (most commonly antidepressants and sedatives), however, & not enalapril per se. Talk to whoever prescribed the enalapril, and go over ALL of your symptoms & medications. Hopefully, you both can get to the cause & find optimum treatment. Best Wishes & Thank Yo ...Read more
Yes: Postural hypotension is defined as BP dropping when someone stands up or even sits up. At your age postural hypotension is unusual. Occurs more in older individuals or patients with neuropathy. You should see an ep doctor as you might need a tilt table test. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dizziness: Rarely, distubrances in your inner ear canal or blood vessels can cause this symptom. You may also be describing orthostatic hypotension which is a significant drop in blood pressure when standing up. The best way to combat this is to ensure adequate hydration and stand or move your head up slowly. ...Read more
Concerning: The heart needs to work a bit harder upon standing to deliver blood to the brain. If this causes chest pain related to oxygen demand in heart muscle, then heart attack could be looming. If the pain quickly improves, then call to discuss with your doctor (today). If the pain persists, or this is happening with more frequency, you need to go to the ER. Good luck! ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor. We cannot diagnose or treat from this forum. ...Read more
I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, lying flat, sitting upright) .when the Dizziness starts my eyes start jumping ..
BP is 120/80 while laying, then 146/89 when standing. BPM stays around 70-80. I get head rushs when standing, ears get muffled, sitting stops it.
?: I don't know what's causing your symptoms but it's not your blood pressure. You couldn't hope for a more normal physiologic response to standing up. The only other thing I can think of is fluid in your middle ear. (ie serous otitis media). Do you have fever? Have you been swimming? Do you have impaired hearing? An ENT exam would be helpful. ...Read more
Dizzy lying/climbing: May be reflux, with or without h pylori an infection of the stomach elevate head of bed with pillow under mattress try ranitidine /prevecid , maybe pulmonary -asthma , when you lie down you compress your lungs, rarely could be cardiac (rarely asymmetric hypertrophy need echo) or brain/ear . Would f/u today with urgent care /doctor ...Read more
See a good physician: I assume a small number of stairs. You may have an abnormality of the conduction system that regulates your heartbeat. It may be apparent on an ekg or perhaps an exercise ekg may demonstrate a problem. Of course, other problems could also be the cause, such as a malfunctioning heart valve or a congenital abnormality of the heart. You are young and need to see a good physician. ...Read more
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