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ask: why do i get fainting dizzy spells EVERYTIME i stand up?

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everytime i stand up i get really dizzy and my vision is completely black and i have to hold on to something for like 30 seconds to preven myself from collapsing. i have already seen a cardiologist i was told to drink 0 caffiene and lots of salt it helped at first but its getting worrse now, worse then before i saw the cardiogist one of the newer symtoms that makes it worse then before is after it happens i get really hot and feel clamy and my heart beats really hard and fast any advice?

thanks, katelyn

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I thought I was the only one dealing with this, mine is getting worse and worse everyday. When I get up with in a minute I am getting dizzy and today my body was jerking uncontrollably and had to grab a wall to steady myself and stay there for a minute or two while my body continued to jerk on its own... I have an appt with Neurologist on July 27th, I wish it was sooner... I'm just waiting for the day I actually fall, I've come very close...

Suzie, 43, Grand Rapids, MI

June 30, 2015 - 9:53pm
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I have same problem when i stand i loose my vision and all senses

1. Don't Concentrate an any kind of work for very much time like PC, Laptop, Books, Smartphone... ect..
2. Bath daily @ morning
3. Aviod eating caffaine rich food like Chocolates, Coffee, Toffees, Ice-Cream.... ect..

1. Drink more water a day as u can..
2. Wash your face any time when you feel tired
3. Drink cold liquids like lemonade, Cold Water
DON'T Drink Cold Drink It's Contains CAFFAINE


June 20, 2015 - 2:28pm
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I have been getting up and my eyes are getting blurred with black spots in the corner of my vision. After that happens I start to get really bad migraines and it has been happening almost everyday now whenever I get up but I haven't been to a doctor yet.
Anybody know what I can do?

June 15, 2015 - 10:42am
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I get this too but sometimes it happens when I am in a small or crowded room and my heart starts beating really fast. Also when I have been sat down for a long time and I stand up, I get so dizzy I have to either sit back down or hold onto something until the dizziness has gone. I haven't been to the doctor but I have looked few websites and most of them said it has something to do with low blood pressure. Quite a few websites told me to drink about 8 to 10 glasses of water per day and eat plenty of salt. Not sure if it is working but it's still worth a try!

April 29, 2015 - 8:40am
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The same exact thing is happening to me and I'm 13. I've got a cats an and blood tests and it was migraines. You may be having the same affects but may just be dehydration.

April 5, 2015 - 1:21pm
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Hi I usually lay in my bed all day reading and when I stand up my vision go's grey and blurry and I've hd it for five days now and it's constantly happening but when I sit down it vanishes, eg I was watching my brother do something while I sat down on a chair and when I got up my vision went dark and my head hurt really bad so I had to grab the wall or I would of fallen can anyone help and tell me what's wrong with me?


March 19, 2015 - 8:01pm
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I get this too, and both my mum and her mum have this.
In my family we have very low blood presure and it sounds like you may also.

March 1, 2015 - 1:16am
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I'm a teenager and this happens to me too, I went to the doctors around 3 months ago, but they dismissed me. it's hard to describe, but all I can say is; when you stand, you suddenly starts to feel weak, you head feels light, and your vision blurs. the whole series is quite draining. I've been looking this up, as I really want to know whats wrong, and I have searched many websites. they all say similar symptoms, but differnt diagnosises, it's very confusing. I've had many days off school, because of this and I want to know what is wrong with me! please, if anyone can help...

January 23, 2015 - 2:52am
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Went to dr like 6 weeks ago for head/scalp pain
went to er because thought it was anyuresm. They did ct scan said it was normal. Went back to dr 3 weeks ago said its anxiety and panick. Im freaking out at this point. Was fine for a week then started back up and ears ringing got worse. I went to ent who said I have severe tmj. Then went and had wyes checked and they dialated them and said I was fine.
Went back to er for this weird head pain. They said maybe sinus because they could not do ct again.
I followed up with nuero today who said eeg was normal and that it sounds like occipital nueralgia and says I can get it treated and also said they want mri of cervical spine. I told her im still worried about anuyerm but she assured me I was fine. Here I am after a beer ears ringing loud and I feel unsteady. She said she thinks neck is injured.

December 31, 2014 - 12:35pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Hi! Just thought I wld comment on this because my sister & I was just talking about this. She has some kind of inner ear problem. I think it's called vertigo or Ménière's disease. Anyway, she was telling me about several episodes she had where her ears wld ring bad, have anxiety bad, & headaches. So jus thought I wld share. Hope it helps.
God Bless You!

January 17, 2015 - 6:21am
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