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Tiredness, feet turn purple on standing for long, dizziness. Taking medication for quickened pulse. Treatment? we go. First of all, I am tired all of the time...not matter how much I sleep. I have tried exercising more and that doesn t help. But wait, there is more. When I sit or stand for long periods of time my feet turn purple. They return to normal color if I put them up. Lastly, after driving in my car for about an hour, I will get out to do something and will be extremely dizzy. (Side note...I do take metorproplol 12.5/2 times a day for fast heart rate ).
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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good balanced diet with 10 to 20 mins early morning casual walk will help you .
standing or sitting long time would cause venous stasis in the lower limbs which leads to pain and numbness and purple colour as its deoxygenated blood so keeping moving your limbs and very often take some small walk every 20 mins after being in same position.
metoprolol has nothing to do with your present suituation when it is indicated correctly for its purpose.check your pulse again and see if it is below 60/min then may be a factors for all your symptoms. jst check your pulse rate
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