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A 52-year-old male asked:

What causes light headed when lying down?

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Dr. Patricio Espinosa
Neurology 19 years experience
Vertigo: The sensation of lightheadedness is not very specific, but vertigo (bppv) could be one of the causes. I would recommend see your local neurologist to be evaluated.

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A 35-year-old female asked:

I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
May be BPV: Bpv or benign positional vertigo occurs when the head assumes a more horizontal position or the affected ear is closer to the floor..Shortly after assuming or getting out of the inciting position, often laying down, there is brief spinning lasting.
A 45-year-old female asked:

What causes light headed & nausea?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Several things: Can be inner ear, sinus issue; heart rhythm disturbance, heart attack, low blood pressure, dehydration, electrolyte (body chemistry) abnormalities, severe pain from many causes, etc.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Too many to list: The causes are way too many to even begin to list. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated.
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A 45-year-old female asked:

Does being anemic, cause of me staying.Light headed?

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: Anemia can giv many symptoms including lightheaded.
A member asked:

I have been feeling light headed very often what can be causing this?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
There are many cause: Lightheadedness is a symptom which can be due to many causes i will suggest you consult your doctor.You need a detailed history and physical exam, and may need blood and urine test as well and if indicated other tests to find the cause and treated appropriately.

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