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Why does that dizzy feeling happen after getting up suddenly?

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Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
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In brief: Answer

It is due to orthostatic drop in blood pressure, resulting in decrease perfusion to the brain.

In brief: Answer

It is due to orthostatic drop in blood pressure, resulting in decrease perfusion to the brain.
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