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Lightheaded with Standing

Check your heart rate by taking your pulse lying down. Stand up and measure it again while you continue to stand. Wait 3 minutes, unless you are too lightheaded to continue standing, and measure your pulse again.

Which of the following best describes what happened when you stood up:

Same or faster pulse

Slower pulse

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