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How come I feel dizzy and vision fades out/blacks out when I stand up from laying down?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibilities.
Very likely due to medication or dehydration or anemia.

In brief: Possibilities.
Very likely due to medication or dehydration or anemia.
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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Orthostatism
You are experiencing "orthostatic hypotension".
When you get up, your body is subject to gravity. In other words, blood travels down. This may temporarily reduce bloodflow to the brain causing dizzines/blackout. This is a protective mechanism! the body forces you to slow down or sit down so you don't faint. Certain blood pressure meds, dehydration, advanced age etc... May contribute.

In brief: Orthostatism
You are experiencing "orthostatic hypotension".
When you get up, your body is subject to gravity. In other words, blood travels down. This may temporarily reduce bloodflow to the brain causing dizzines/blackout. This is a protective mechanism! the body forces you to slow down or sit down so you don't faint. Certain blood pressure meds, dehydration, advanced age etc... May contribute.
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Dr. Bart Denys
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