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Alternative 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
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
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
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
I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness
i am having daily nutritional suppliments.
Is there any better treatment?
Can EMDR therapy cause vertigo and dizziness? I have had nonstop vertigo during my treatment past few months. Worse at night after dreaming.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have hyperthyrodism (graves disease) and have started taking neomercazole for the treatment. But I have constant dizziness spells since then. Why?
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
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
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?
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?
I feel dizzy, nausea and sometimes vomiting since one month ago.My BP is 130/70 and not stable.What is the cause and the treatment?Thanks.
See your doctor: Given a month of persistant symptoms i recommend to see your doctor. ...Read more
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?
Impulse adjuster at chiropractic office has irritated my neck somehow, made me dizzy. Will this clear up with more adjustments? Treatment until fixed
Keep happening: If it keep happening see a doctor. And no I will not go back in there unless you like to be tortured ...Read more
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