Dizzyness everytime I stand up

Hi, Sometimes I feel dizzy when I stand up or after a minute of standing up. But today is really bad, I just stood up and had like a full minute blackout and like I was going to faint, it was terrible and really scary.

I'm not on any medication but could this also be because it's my 'time of the month' as I just started this morning? (Sorry if that's too much info!:) What should I do as it's really freaking me out!



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  • Hi cath

    It could very well be due to the time of the month

    Hormone levels , sugar levels can go up & down making you feel dizzy

    Anxiety as well can give you this feeling

    If you are really worried , have you been & had your blood pressure checked , you could ask for you iron levels to be checked , these are nothing serious but also can affect how you feel

    I am sure they would be ok , but you would have peace of mind




  • Hopefully it will pass soon, if not, after this week i'll try and get it checked out.

    Thank you very much for your reply, it's nice to be reassured! :) xx

  • It could be inner ear imbalance as I get that from time to time and it makes you feel dizzy, unbalanced and nauseous.it can last from a few days to a couple of weeks.maybe you could check this out with your doctor too. There are simple physical tests that they can do to see if it is this. good luck. xxx

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