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What does it mean when I stand up and get dizzy? My head feels hot, and my heart rate increases.

Orthostatic hypotens. The significance has to do with the problems caused by dropping blood pressure with position change. This can be very problematic for people. See the following wiki for more details: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/orthostatic_hypotension. Read more...

I'm 20 weeks pregnant and for the past few days, my heart rate increases for no reason. It feels like I'm having heart palpitations. My body also itch?

Palpitations. You should see a doc and have at least an ECG done to determine what's going on. I would suggest checking thyroid function as well. Sometimes, people are asked to wear a heart monitor that will record their heart activity over a month or so to determine what's wrong with their heart. Read more...