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Are there treatments for vertigo and dizziness for menopausal women?

Are there treatments for vertigo and dizziness for menopausal women?

Yes: See an ENT doctor for examination and testing. Many causes of vertigo can be treated! ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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What are the treatments for Dizziness?

What are the treatments for Dizziness?

Vertigo or ?: People use the term dizzy to describe different processes. For classic vertigo the symptoms can be controlled with meclizine (an antihistamine) but the cause needs to be determined. If its due to an infection, then antibiotics, if tumor then surgery. Most common benign positional vertigo usually resolves on its own and originates in balance organs of ear. Rare but more serious if from brain lesion ...Read more

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I have dizziness after a long car ride! any treatment suggestions?

I have dizziness after a long car ride! any treatment suggestions?

Dizziness: It s always better to determine the origin of the problem, neurologists often do the work up of this problem. Antihistaminic agents (oral or patches) have been used for cases in which other causes (sometimes more serious) were excluded. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms, diagnostic criterion and treatment protocol for cervicogenic-dizziness?

What are the symptoms, diagnostic criterion and treatment protocol for cervicogenic-dizziness?

Conservative helps: It often occurs with history of trauma (like whiplash), dizziness with head and neck movements, and no evidence of inner ear dysfunction. Most seem to improve with conservative measures including medication, physical therapy like gentle mobilization and exercise with instruction in proper posture and neck movement. Hope that helps ...Read more

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24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?

PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more

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I'm really tired, sore, and dizzy; I am in treatment for anorexia.... Causes?

I'm really tired, sore, and dizzy; I am in treatment for anorexia.... Causes?

Anorexia: malnutrition, dehydration, anxiety. You need to speak to your parents and your doctor as you are currently under the care of a provider who is much better able to evaluate your symptoms in the context of your current diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness i am having daily nutritional suppliments. Is there any better treatment?

I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness
i am having daily nutritional suppliments.
Is there any better treatment?

Let me advice you: Frequent dizziness and weakness is not normal and you have the reason for it, the daily supplement will not solve the problem. Check it out. ...Read more

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Can EMDR therapy cause vertigo and dizziness? I have had nonstop vertigo during my treatment past few months. Worse at night after dreaming.

Can EMDR therapy cause vertigo and dizziness? I have had nonstop vertigo during my treatment past few months. Worse at night after dreaming.

Unusual: In my experience EMDR is great to treat PTSD, and have never encountered an adverse effect of vertigo and dizziness. This suggests some additional problem, likely within the inner ear. Temporarily, see otolaryngologist, and get answers, and put EMDR on hold. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by airplane/boat?

Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by airplane/boat?

Motion sickness: Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) meclizine, valium, ginger root, and specific seasickness wrist bands may all help. Of interest, many patients who suffer car sickness, sea sickness, or air sickness, have tendency to suffer migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Dizzy, and I have flight tomorrow. Treatment? Do you think this could be food poisoning?

Dizzy, and I have flight tomorrow. Treatment? Do you think this could be food poisoning?

No idea: Anything is possible. "food poisoning" is a very general term and may cover numerous illnesses. What did you eat and when? Who else ate the same foods and are they ill? Do you have any GI symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain). Need more info. ...Read more

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Can levofloxacin overdose (side effects) show after few days of treatment? I'm feeling weak and now have constant dizziness after the treatment

Can levofloxacin overdose (side effects) show after few days of treatment? I'm feeling weak and now have constant dizziness after the treatment

Levofloxacin: These would be rare and unusual complications of therapy with this drug and should prompt you to go back and see the doctor who prescribed it since it is highly likely that something unrelated to the medication is in progress. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have hyperthyrodism (graves disease) and have started taking neomercazole for the treatment. But I have constant dizziness spells since then. Why?

I have hyperthyrodism (graves disease) and have started taking neomercazole for the treatment. But I have constant dizziness spells since then. Why?

Possible side effect: The dizziness could be a side effect of the medication. You should call the doctor who prescribed it to you and let them know. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by inner ear vertigo?

Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by inner ear vertigo?

Depends: Inner ear vertigo can have a multitude of causes. Most commonly it is a viral infection that affects the semi-circular canals and causes dizziness. This type of infection is self-limiting and goes away by itself in 3-5 days. Meclizine is an otc medication that can help with the dizziness. If your dizziness is lasting more than 3-5 days, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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BP tends to run low. Dizzy upon standing, start shaking & sometimes fall. Recovering from Chemo/Rad 4 mos post treatment. Is this part of recovery?

BP tends to run low. Dizzy upon standing, start shaking & sometimes fall. Recovering from Chemo/Rad 4 mos post treatment. Is this part of recovery?

Strong possibility: The effects of radiation and chemo combined can have numerous side effects. This depends on the nature of the primary and where the radiation was delivered to. The radiation effect on bone could cause diminished marrow production of RBC's. Chemo can lower the HGB levels unless Procrit (epoetin alfa) delivered and RT if given to brain can cause intrmittent dizziness until side effects wear off. What is BP ...Read more

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Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?

Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?

Not specifically: The only predictable symptom of this parasite is the anal itching in those who react to the glue like material the eggs are laid in at your anus. It is a parasite specific to humans, you have no need to worry about your dog. ...Read more

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After chiropractic treatment to my neck, I was severely dizzy, still dizzy 2 months later. Epely maneuver didn't work. Can't do anything but sit now?

After chiropractic treatment to my neck, I was severely dizzy, still dizzy 2 months later. Epely maneuver didn't work.  Can't do anything but sit now?

See you doc: It's possible the manipulation of your neck damaged the vertebral that supply blood to the part of your brain controlling balance and coordination. You should be checked out to see if this is due to an inadvertent medical injury ...Read more

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Have had dizziness & nausea on & off for 10 years. I was told by ENT re-balancing of crystals was required, will that treatment be effective now?

Have had dizziness & nausea on & off for 10 years. I was told by ENT re-balancing of crystals was required, will that treatment be effective now?

Possibly: If you are truly having benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, repositioning maneuvers typically are successful. Some patients are prone to recurrences and need to be seen for this procedure. I would recommend seeing your ENT again. ...Read more

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