Dizziness upon standing

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i have been having episodes every time i stand up. when im at rest, my heart rate is typically around 50-70 beats per minute, when i stand up, it jumps over 100 and i get dizzy and everything goes black. All my heart tests were normal. It causes major fatigue. Doctor says its normal. It doest feel normal to me. What could this be

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    I'd look into POTS. Were there any "events" (illness, pregnancy, or otherwise) prior to onset? You need to see an autonomic specialist (neurologist, but important they specialize in autonomic disorders).

  • Posted

    I know this is an old post, but a key term for you to know is "orthostatic intolerance".

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