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Why Is It That When I Stand Up Or Even Look Up I Get Dizzy And Lightheaded
How old are you?: It depends on your age -- if you are 60 or older, there is a possibility that you may have vascular disease that supplies the brain or in the brain itself -- and if you are less than 40 and generally in good health, most likely is volume related or anemia -- but regardless, you need to see your doctor and get checked out -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I've never had headaches and now I have one everyday. And I get dizzy and lightheaded when I stand up. I also have been tired. What could this be?
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, but a likely one is low blood pressure and not drinking enough. If you tend to have lower blood pressure, not keeping yourself well hydrated (especially in the hot summer months) can make these symptoms worse. You should make sure to drink plenty of fluids (preferably without caffeine) and perhaps get your blood pressure checked. ...Read more
Why is it lately that in the shower I get dizzy and lightheaded I take hot showers this is a new problem for about 2 months is it a seizure?
Can check BP, anemia: A person who gets overheated will automatically dilate (widen) the blood vessels in his skin so that more blood will flow to the skin. His body does this in hopes of cooling him down, just like the elephant who sends more blood to his ears to cool his body down. The person, however, feels lightheaded and may faint because there is not enough blood flowing his brain (too much blood is in the skin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 16 & have widespread joint paint & get dizzy and lightheaded. I have a history of high & low blood pressure & get numbness in my hands and feet.
Was on bed rest few months. I have began to stand up but walking, turning body, looking down i get lightheaded/dizzy. That normal after bed rest?
Yes: We put women who have pregnancy induced hypertension on bed rest to lower their blood pressure. We have receptors in our neck called baroreceptors that raise our blood pressure when we are upright. In some people, especially the elderly, these don't work well and it takes longer for their blood pressure to reset when they stand up. ...Read more
For the past month or two, every time I stand or I sit I get lightheaded and dizzy for a few seconds bs it goes away. I have no clue what it is, help?
Orthostasis: Orthostasis is caused by common and uncommon illnesses. Dehydration is most common followed by medication effects (usually blood pressure meds), then anemia. Rare stuff after that (protein wasting syndromes, Addisons, small vessel vasculitis, mast cell disease, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get very lightheaded, dizzy and my vision goes dark when I first stand up. I literally have to hold onto something for about 30-45 seconds. I don't have any health insurance, what could it be?
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure or low blood volume (dehydration can cause that) can make it difficult for your heart to pump blood up to your head when you stand up. There are other more rare causes, but you should probably see a doctor to check it out. This problem is called orthostatic hypotension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atenolol makes me a little lightheaded 50mg a day. But I get even more dizzy if I opt to take a little extra dose of 25mg. Why is this?
Sun? I get lightheaded & dizzy for the rest of the day if i jog in the sun -even if it's 9am in the morning and cool 68 degrees and i'm well hydrated?
Heart arrhythmia : Have a doctor examine you an do an ekg. ...Read more
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