Question For the last three days I feel dizzy when I sit up in bed in the morning and I have give myself some three or so minutes before doing anything else. The same thing happens when I lie in bed especially after a long day. I have been hypertensive for the last one and a half years and I am on lozart-H and ascard-75. My blood pressure has stabilzed though. Could this combination be causing the dizziness? I am 55 years old.
Answer Hello James,
I suspect that you are sufering from postural hypotension. Your BP is under control but when you get up from bed suddenly you will have hypotension, it is therefore recommended that you do not get up suddenly, but do it slowly. There is risk of dizziness and falling and you may injure yourself. Other than that there is no need for medications or precautions
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