A 49-year-old member asked:
could a sudden weight change cause a loss of balance?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Linda Everett answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Dizziness: Abrupt weight loss may result in dehydration due to acute water losses. This can cause dehydration which will cause dizziness manifesting as loss of balance. When dieting, it is important to drink at least half your weight in water in ounces.
Answered on Jun 21, 2014
Dr. Diane Minich answered
36 years experience Family Medicine
Dehydration?: Very rapid weight loss is often dehydration, so hydrate and see your doctor.
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
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