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Lightheaded with Standing

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

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

Same or higher blood pressure

Lower blood pressure, faster pulse

Lower blood pressure, same or slower pulse

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