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This morning I woke up at 8am, as I was start to set up I

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this morning I woke up at 8am, as I was start to set up I felt real dizzy and fell back on the bed, this feeling past in seconds and I went about my day, however, as I lay on the bed around lunch time 12 noon I received the same feeling as I tried to sit up, any ideal what this could be? I take Metformin 500mg twice daily and Amlodipine- Benazepril 10mg once daily along with atorvastatin 20mg once a day.
Anthony Bray MD : Hello!
Anthony Bray MD : check on your blood pressure....
Anthony Bray MD : it sounds that your blood pressure may be related to your sense of dizziness....
Anthony Bray MD : it will tend to be at its lowest in position changes such as lying to sitting up or sitting to standing....
Anthony Bray MD : these are referred to as orthostatic blood pressure changes....
Anthony Bray MD : these increased drops in pressure may be caused by low blood volume as may be caused by dehydration for example.

my blood pressure pills are 10mg I took one after the incindent

Anthony Bray MD : I note that you take amlodapine and benazepril which are if course BP MEDS and the dose of these might need to be adjusted as one possibity....

my normal doctor visit is set for au,14th, what should I do until then?

Anthony Bray MD : It may help for you to check your BP lying then sitting then standing a keep a record of several separate such measures. If the dizziness problem persists then review these results with your doctor...
Anthony Bray MD : I hope this information helps!
Anthony Bray MD : Let me know if you have further questions and I will be happy to get back with you!

yes, I feel better after talking to you, thanks.

Anthony Bray MD : You are very welcome!
Anthony Bray MD : best regards! I hope that you feel better!
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