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Why Do I Feel Faint When I Get Up Quickly When Its Hot
Not enough fluid: When you get up quickly, many times the blood in your feet take time to get to the heart. So, you can feel faint for a bit until the blood goes to your heart and then your brain. Add heat, and it can be worse because you are probably dehydrated. So, if this happens, make sure you have enough fluid. If it is persistent, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Low blood pressure: Your blood pressure is likely dropping when you stand up. This can be normal in some circumstances, but if it is happening repetitively, it should be evaluated further by a physician. If you currently take blood pressure medications to control your blood pressure, these may need to be adjusted. ...Read more
Out of nowhere i got very dizzy the room seemed to twist. When i sit still I am fine but when i move my head or stand up i get very dizzy again. Why?
Why do I feel light headed when i stand up and move around? I feel like i'm jello when i walk. What can cause this?
What does it mean when i suddenly get sleepy whike driving ? And when i get hungry i need to eat something right awsy cause i sweat and feel faint
Light headed: These symptoms can be caused by several conditions. The light headiness on standing can be a drop in blood pressure when you stand called orthostatic hypotension.. The shortness of breath with exercise may be caused by a cardiac or pulmonary condition. You should report these symptoms to your doctor and request an examination as soon as possible to find the true cause of your problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Orthostatic...: Usually dizziness requires a thorough history and physical - there are hundreds of things (and medications) that can cause dizziness. But when you are sitting, the blood pools in your legs. As you stand, the pressure drops and there's not enough blood going to your brain so you feel dizzy. Illness and certain medications can exacerbate this. Best thing to do is get a checkup by your doctor. ...Read more
Anemia?: The symptoms you describe are common with anemia, or low red blood cell counts. Anemia can be caused by a number of things. But in your age group, in an otherwise healthy person, iron deficiency anemia is the most common causes, sometimes made worse by heavy periods. Drinking plenty of fluids might also help, but if this has been going on for a while, i would get my blood counts checked by my doc. ...Read more
Orthostasis: When you stand up, almost a liter of blood immediately pools in your legs. The body compensates for this by fast and slow mechanisms, but both take a period of time to engage, while gravity does not. The dizziness will be worse going from fully laying down to fully standing, worse with much more rapid rise, and worse when dehydrated. ...Read more
Why do I rarely get the "have to poop" feeling. I always just try when i wake up and after i eat. I only get the "must go" feeling wen its been awhile?
Why do I get lightheaded and feel nauseia when i move my head to quickly or if i'm just sitting around?
Those are: Hormones released to keep your blood sugar normal. Don't worry, you're probably overweight and your body is correcting your blood sugar. It won't drop below normal and you'll never be in any danger. Don't eat to excess when you have these symptoms or you'll gain further weight and make the problem worse. ...Read more
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