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Dizziness when sitting or standing, seeing black and white spots, difficulty breathing

I keep getting really dizzy and it happens when im sitting or standing and i see black and white spot but not at the same time. sometimes black and sometimes white, and the spot often times look like worms . sometimes the leave quickly and other times they may last throughout the day. with this dizziness and spot i have shortness of breath.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. Dizziness when sitting or standing and seeing black and white spots with difficulty breathing are all symptoms of postural hypotension. It will help if you first sit from the laying position, then wait for a couple of minutes before you stand and wait for a couple more before you walk. I think that the worm like things that you see in front of your eyes are floaters and you should consult an ophthalmologist for the same. Also a cardiac profile with a stress test should rule out cardiac pathology, with your having difficulty breathing.

I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Mon, 27 May 2013
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