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When i stand up really fast, why do I feel like I am going to faint?

When i stand up really fast, why do I feel like I am going to faint?

Blood pressure drop: Postural change in blood pressure can be encountered secondary to several meds, but also can be seen with anemias, dysautonomias, dehydration, cardiac problems, and even found in some migraine sufferers. See your doctor and get this evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Why do I get dizzy when I move my head?

Why do I get dizzy when I move my head?

BPPV: This may be from a condition known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. See your doctor...If it is bppv they should be able to give you some exercises (epley) to help. Sometimes medications like Meclizine (bonine) can also be helpful if it is bppv. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I lie down?

Why do I get dizzy when I lie down?

Problem in inner ear: The most likely cause is something affecting the nerves or the small bones in the inner ear. Could be a virus (acute layrinthitis) a bacterial infection (sinus, ears, nasal passages), 'benign positional vertigo' adverse medication affect. Aok if rx or goes away within 2wks. . But if goes on longer, very severe, need further tests, like a brain scan (including internal auditory canals). ...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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Why do I get dizzy when i bend over?

Why do I get dizzy when i bend over?

Probale inner ear: See a neurologist or ent. It can be treated with medication. ...Read more

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Why do I hyperventilate when I walk fast?

Why do I hyperventilate when I walk fast?

Hyperventilate: There are several possibilities. If you mean by hyperventilating you are short of breath with effort of walking fast then it indicates that you may not be getting enough oxygen to your heart. This could be a pulmonary problem or a cardiac problem. You must call your doctor to report this and be examined to find the cause and then properly treated. Do not postpone== this could be serious. ...Read more

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Why do I get lightheaded when i exercise?

Why do I get lightheaded when i exercise?

Low blood pressure: You may have low blood pressure. Please make sure to drink and eat well. Dehydration and anemia may lead to low blood pressure. Pls consult your doctor to check for anemia, low blood pressure and hear murmur. ...Read more

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What do I do when I feel dizzy alot?

What do I do when I feel dizzy alot?

Broad List: Many possibilities. It usually takes about another 10 questions asked by the doctor, or another 10 details about your observations offered to the doctor before the list of possibilites gets whittled down far enough to be manageable. The short answer is: Discuss it with your doctor! ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I shake my head?

Why do I get dizzy when I shake my head?

Stimulation: Likely stimulating the vestibular (balance) organ. If you get dizziness at other times. see MD. ...Read more

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Why do I always get lightheaded when i stand up?

Why do I always get lightheaded when i stand up?

Various concerns: Lightheadedness upon standing can be due to different problems a few of which could be low blood pressure(rapid fall), dehydration, low blood sugar, medications/other illnesses .For now try changing positions gradually (from laying position, sit up before standing up). Be sure you are properly hydrated. Please to see your doctor as soon as possible for evaluation/ proper diagnosis and care. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when i laugh too hard?

Why do I get dizzy when i laugh too hard?

Blood flow issues: If your laughing fits are vigorous enough to cause you to stop breathing (even temporarily), this in turn could cause multiple changes in vessel diameters and cardiac output which eventually could lead to low blood flow to the brain. Thereafter the decreased blood flow produces a feeling of near-fainting or dizziness. ...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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Why do I go blind when I stretch?

Why do I go blind when I stretch?

Drop in blood pressu: your blood pressure is dropping when you stretch, causing an alteration in vision. Either your blood pressure is low to begin with, or you may have a conditiion in which too much of your blood is going to your arms when you stretch, subclavian steel. I would talk to your primary doc about it. ...Read more

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Why do I feel very weak and dizzy when i walk around or when i lay down. I get tired really fast?

Why do I feel very weak and dizzy when i walk around or when i lay down. I get tired really fast?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for such symptoms. Your info indicates you're on coumadin, (warfarin) which can cause bleeding, which can lead to anemia -- and result in weak, dizzy feelings. Please get medical attention asap to check your bleeding time and hemoglobin count, etc. Even if these are normal, you still need help with these potentially dangerous symptoms. Be well. ...Read more

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Why do I get nausaus when i sneeze?

Why do I get nausaus when i sneeze?

Don't know: I have never heard of a connection of nausea and sneezing. Anyone else? ...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