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why sometimes i feel dizzy when i laugh strong

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Need check up: Sometimes laughing hard may momentarily drop your blood pressure and/or lower your heart rate.When this response is exaggerated it might make you feel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Vasovagal response: This is a neurologic response to some triggering factor and is the most common cause of passing out suddenly. There are different syncope syndromes w ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: Sometimes laughing hard can slow the heart rate down and increase pressure in the chest and abdomen enough that blood return to the heart from the low ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Benmoshe
16 years experience Neurology
Blood flow issues: If your laughing fits are vigorous enough to cause you to stop breathing (even temporarily), this in turn could cause multiple changes in vessel diame ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Check with Your Doc: Well, first think about renting some Ingmar Bergman movies and reading a lot of Charles Bukowski, just for laughs.Next,think about what happens when y ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
16 years experience Neurology
Dizzy: Laughing can cause dizziness as it may increase intracranial pressure which in turn may cause dizziness. Please see a neurologist for a complete histo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
You are: doing what is called a "VALSALVA" ( Like holding your breath and "straining down"...it causes a slowing of your pulse and drop in your blood pressure ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Inner ear: The commonest cause would be an inner ear disorder and I recommend an evaluation by an otolaryngologist who specializes in vertigo and inner ear disor ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Vasovagal: This may be a form of a vasovagal reaction. See your doctor who may be able to help.
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Laugh Yourself Silly: People have been known to get light-headed and even faint during a bout of hard laughing, especially if more air is going out than in--but it's not co ... Read More

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