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Pressure in head when getting up

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Mangopudding Tue 04-Jul-17 20:28:16

My teenage dd recently has been getting this pressure in her head when getting up from a sitting/lying position. She says it feel like blood rushing to the top of her head. Along with the pressure she feels weak too and these feelings last for a few seconds. I will be taking her to the doctor tomorrow but wonder what could this be?

I know low blood pressure will make you feel lightheaded but what about head pressure? Could it still be low blood pressure?

Evizza Tue 04-Jul-17 23:19:07

I have constantly low bp due to b12/folate deficiency and find I often go dizzy when I stand up...sometimes accompanied by a pressure feeling in my head. It's a strange feeling and takes me a few seconds after standing to compose myself.

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