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AquaLuna

Sometimes when I'm sitting or lying down for a while and then stand up quickly (or at normal speed) I get really dizzy. Is this normal?

It also happens sometimes when I get out of a hot shower or bath. It only lasts for like 10 seconds but when it's happening it feels like the world has been turned upside down and my vision goes dark for a moment.

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Yes, just get up slower. You could also be anemic, have lower blood pressure but most likely you are moving abruptly. It's normal but run it by the Doctor.

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AquaLuna
Ok, I just read up on the symptoms of Anemia... It's really freaking me out :/
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No Aqua, it's VERY common, plenty of people have it( and I'm not even saying you do !!) it can be changed simply by eating right, getting more iron in the diet,even vitamins will bring the count up. Don't freak.. I didn't mean to scare you!! This happens to me when I get up fast, always has. I see black for a few seconds.
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I'm gonna go to the doctor though. Just in case. A lot of the symptoms seem to fit. Thanks by the way :)
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Sure!! Don't worry though... Easily fixed..: )
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The Internet will make you paranoid .. Stay off it!
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IT means you got up too fast. Its normal, just get up slowly.

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yes! that happens to me all the time! dont now how to explain it. but my mom said it does that to her too. its because your standing up to fast. can't explain th shower part though c:

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It's called orthostatic hypotension. Not uncommon at all. Just get up slowly.

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thanks for the word. green.
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Hi Prashanth! Thanks. Nice to see ya!
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This happens to me all the time! I hate it and end up falling on my face! ha(:

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I broke my nose once and fainted
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Ouch! Mine havent been that serious but still it hurts!
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This happens to me every time I wake up even if I'm just siting down in a chair it's very normal just get up slower if that doesn't help contact your doctor.

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This indicates your blood pressure is changing. It happens to me and I am on bp medicine

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One time this happened to me and i fell and we all laughed

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When I jump out of bed I fall straight to the floor

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Happens to me too all the time I even went to the doc for it but it's normal you just need to take your time getting up

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That happens to me. When your vision is black, stand still until it goes away. It doesnt last as long that way.

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Yes normal don't do that.

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As most people have said on here, get up slower. Ive had the same problem, solution: drink lots of water!! Not just enough. Lots!! :) hope you feel better. Try it.

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I drink like.... *counts* 15 glasses a day >.>
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Your brain experiences a temporary drop in blood flow as it takes time for blood to be pumped up to the head.

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