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Oct 11, 2018 9:41 AM

So for the past like six to eight months my vision will go black after standing up or I become extremely dizzy and nauseous. I have talked with my primary care doctor and a few of my other doctors the only thing they can find wrong is that my heart rate is high and my bp is low. Any suggestions

Oct 11, 2018 10:54 AM

You could be getting dizzy and nauseous from your BP being low. I have to be careful and get up slow so my BP won't drop.

Oct 11, 2018 2:15 PM

I agree with AnimalLover2, low BP can be as bad as high BP x

Oct 11, 2018 4:55 PM

Have you had a tilt table test done? I have had the same problem since high school and was diagnosed with NueroCardioGenic Syncope after a tilt table test was done. It’s controllable with medication.

Oct 11, 2018 7:28 PM

I agree that you should get a Tilt table test done. It sounds like POTS (Postural Orthostatic Hypotension Syndrone)

Oct 11, 2018 8:22 PM

My doc mentioned pots in appointment but I didn’t know if we would test for it

Oct 11, 2018 8:25 PM

Easy test I hear. I can have this issue, some. Keep your blood sugar regular and add a bit of pink salt to your water.

Oct 11, 2018 8:26 PM

If ok with doc

Oct 12, 2018 1:05 AM

Sounds like a migraine.

Oct 13, 2018 8:13 AM

It sounds like me before I was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). I was having episodes when is go from one position to another, standing, sitting, lying down, and even just bending over & straighten up. They did the tilt table test like AmbrielleLyn mentioned. What happens to me is as I stand my blood pressure drops drastically, which causes my heart rate to speed up trying to pump more blood from my legs back to my heart & into my brain (hence the blacking out feeling). I had really low BP normally, so they've put me on BP meds to increase it in order to compensate & control the POTS. I still have to stand slowly though. Ask for a tilt table test! I also have blood sugar issues and when I start to feel light headed &/or shaky I eat a granola bar. Hugs love & prayers you get answers soon. 🙂❤🙏🌼

Oct 15, 2018 1:18 PM

Thank you everyone this helps a lot. I will talk to my doctor and ask him if we can do some tests

Oct 16, 2018 9:45 PM

When you get up from a sitting position flex and tighten your buttocks muscles. There are a lot of large blood vessels around this area, and tightening the muscles contracts the vessels, forcing a rise in BP everywhere else, I do it everyday. It has helped tremendously.

Oct 17, 2018 12:08 PM

Try eating a few soda crackers at the time it happens. The salt may help bring your bp up enough to take the dizzy feeling away

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