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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience in Neurology
Low blood to brain.: Light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain. This can occur with position changes, such as standing up suddenly. It ca ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Many things: Possibly an inner ear problem, drugs, or a reaction to a medication. Low blood pressure possibly. Symptoms like these are best determined by a thoroug ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
31 years experience in Dentistry
Food?: If you have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) eating something can make it better.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Lightheaded: This depends on why you are lightheaded. If you are having symptoms where you feel you might pass out it is important to check it out.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Lightheadedness: Lightheadedness = the sensation that one is going to faint.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Low blood pressure: You may be experiencing some degree of postural hypotension, where BP drops on standing. This could be secondary to meds, such as anti-hypertensives, ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lightheaded: The evaluation can be extensive, but start with a physical exam, electrocardiogram, and blood tests. Causes include anemia, dehydration, diabetes, he ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: You should see your doctor to get checked out
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience in Neurology
? Neurologic symptom: I would like more info to be more helpful. How long and often do you these symptoms occur? Are there other symptoms that occur during or after the l ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Hang in there: You will have symptoms of withdrawal, do all you can to hang in there. This is one of the only good times that quitters are winners. Good job.

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