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When I stand up from sitting to long I get dizzy. Is that good ?

When I stand up from sitting to long I get dizzy. Is that good ?

Not good but not bad: I cannot say it is good but if you are dizzy or lightheaded momentarily when you stand up it is usually due to medications and not generally a problem. However if the symptoms are persistent beyond a minute and is disabling you need further evaluation. Please talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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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


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Something I'll stand up from sitting and get really dizzy and I can't feel my legs and fall. Sometimes I shake. It never lasts long. Am I seizing?

Something I'll stand up from sitting and get really dizzy and I can't feel my legs and fall. Sometimes I shake. It never lasts long. Am I seizing?

It is possible: See your doctor or a neurologist who can perform the history, physical examination, and any testing necessary to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes the temporary dizziness when you get up after a long time sitting or lying down?

What causes the temporary dizziness when you get up after a long time sitting or lying down?

Hypotension: What you are describing is orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension. When you get up, your blood pressure dropa and there is a delay in recovery to normal. Mild symptoms, lasting a few seconds, is not usually a cause for concern and does not need to be treated. If it is lasting a long time, see your primary doc for evaluation and discussion of treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time.

I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time.

Explanation: Your dizziness after sitting long time most likely caused by orthostatic hypotension. To avoid this you need drink a lot of fluids!!! And make a short breaks for 5-10 min exercise. Your bump on the head need evaluation, if it growing up ...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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Why do I get dizzy when exercising? It used to feel so good to do it

Why do I get dizzy when exercising? It used to feel so good to do it

Maybe Overexertion: Monitor your heart rate while you exercise and make sure it is not exceeding the recommended maximum for your age. If you are over excercising or your heart it beating too rapidly then it can cause dizziness. Also various heart arrhythmias can cause dizziness. Futhermore if you hyperventilate during exercise then that will can also make you dizzy. Visit your doctor for heart and ear studies. ...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 really dizzy every time i get up from sitting down or laying down?

Need check up: Need to be evaluated for orthostatic hypotension and neurological examination. ...Read more