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Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Stand Up Fast
Why do I get so dizzy when i stand up fast, i'm on ADHD meds i don't eat lunch I do eat breakfast, and a small dinner.
Everytime I stand up (fast or not) I get extremely dizzy and black out for almost 8 seconds. I fell to the floor last time. Should I be worried?
Yes: Fainting upon standing up in a teen age girl sounds like "orthostatic hypotension." It is a condition that you should definitely have it seen by your doctor. Your doc may need to clarify other symptoms you may be having and perform tests. The issue that first came to my mind based on your symptoms is irregular heart beat, but other conditions need to be ruled out. Please see your doctor. Cheers ...Read more
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
I get dizzy frequently when I stand up. I have to stop and squeeze my eyes for a few seconds. I'm not getting up too fast and I'm in great shape.
Orthostatic hypotenti: This is called Orthostatic hypotention, which is an autonomic dysfunction. 1. Feeling lightheaded or dizzy after standing up. 2. Blurry vision. 3. Weakness. 4. Fainting (syncope). 5.Confusion. 6. Nausea. Couses: Dehydration, Heart problems, Endocrine problems, Nervous system disorders. Medications: Droxidopa (Northera) pyridostigmine (Regonol, Mestinon epoetin (Epogen, Procrit caffeine. ...Read more
I've got a horrible headache. Everytime I stand up I get very dizzy and everything goes black. My head will throb and my heart beats really fast. ?
I got up and was very dizzy like i was on a carnival ride and very thing around me was wavy and i was spinning fast it lasted about 5 minutes and it happens when i lay down and get up.
I feel week right now and a little dizzy still
I feel extreamly dizzy when I get up to fast why is this hapening? I fear it maybe a concusion how long will it stay like this if it is?
Pre-syncope: Dizziness upon standing is a common symptom. It is called pre-syncope. It occurs because your blood has to suddenly re-distribute itself when you stand up. So there will be a sudden decrease in blood flow to your brain, and this causes you to feel dizzy or light headed. The best thing is to get up slowly. If it continues, you may want to get checked by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for such symptoms. Your info indicates you're on coumadin, 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
Ive been having blackout episodes where I get dizzy, eyesight goes black & collapse and twitch. it is NOT from getting up too fast. what could it be?
Syncope: Your symptoms sound consistent with syncope, which is caused by briefly decreased blood pressure and loss of sufficient blood flow to the brain. There are other causes for this than "getting up too fast," such as dehydration, irregular heart beats, or difficulty with the autonomic nervous system. I would stay well hydrated and discuss with your primary doctor soon. Take care, and stay well! ...Read more
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