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Anyone had any tips to make a lightheaded feeling go away? Coffee can help?

Anyone had any tips to make a lightheaded feeling go away? Coffee can help?

If anything...: ...Coffee is going to make it worse, not better. If this is a persistent problem, you need to see your doctor and find out what is causing it. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheaded (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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How do I get rid of a cold " that is going to come soon" (i have allergy pills) any remedies or tips to make it go away before it gets worse?

How do I get rid of a cold " that is going to come soon" (i have allergy pills)  any remedies or tips to make it go away before it gets worse?

Warn fluids?: Good evening, how do we know that cold " is going to come soon"? Cold is a viral infection of the lining of the nose and respiratory system. In allergy immune system of the lining makes mucus and tries to sneeze the allergens away. In cold, the same system creates mucus containing stuff to fight the virus. Cold virus being sensitive to heat, warm liquids and steam inhalation may help to get bette. ...Read more

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I have really bad anxiety and seems to be getting worse. I don't want to go on meds that will make me tired or not myself. Any over-the-counter remedie?

I have really bad anxiety and seems to be getting worse. I don't want to go on meds that will make me tired or not myself. Any over-the-counter remedie?

Several: Temporary (3 months) use of kava can be helpful, as long as you don't have liver dysfunction or alcohol abuse. You'd need your doctor to monitor liver enzymes if you use this. Valerian, lemon balm, hops, and passion flower extract are others. There are also non-pharmaceutical treatments like psychotherapy that can be extremely helpful -- so you don't even have to rely on food supplements. ...Read more

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Will panic attacks ever hurt you or your mind? Will I go crazy? Why does my stomach feel in knots? Any recommendations other then seeing a therapist?

Will panic attacks ever hurt you or your mind? Will I go crazy? Why does my stomach feel in knots? Any recommendations other then seeing a therapist?

Resources: There's a lot you can do on your own, but a therapist could definitely expedite getter better. For self-help, check out www.healthline.com/health for best anxiety apps in 2016. For other tools and tips, check out www.anxietybc.com. Many people have found the Anxiety and Phobia workbook by Bourne helpful. Take care ...Read more

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Can i get globus hytercius from smoking because everytime i smoke or try to swallow or listen to music i feel a lump how can I cure it will it go away?

Can i get globus hytercius from smoking because everytime i smoke or try to swallow or listen to music i feel a lump how can I cure it will it go away?

Anxiety symptoms +: You've asked other questions about smoking weed & cigarettes, and feeling anxious. A lump in the throat with swallowing, smoking, or listening to music is likely to be anxiety-related. If you've had a healthy checkup with your doctor, your next step is to work with a psychotherapist on your anxiety -- there are effective talk therapies for this! avoiding weed & cigarettes is good too. ...Read more

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Everytime I go to the Dr I get too nervous to talk and leave out details or why I even came for the visit. I tried making lists beforehand, no help and no one to come with me. Any ideas?

Everytime I go to the Dr I get too nervous to talk and leave out details or why I even came for the visit. I tried making lists beforehand, no help and no one to come with me. Any ideas?

How about afterward?: Try this- Right after your next doctor's visit do 1 of 2 things: 1. Go to a coffee shop and relax a bit making a list of what you forgot to ask. Bazinga! Your questions are now ready to take next time. DON'T LOSE LIST! 2. Take a laptop to the coffee shop after your visit & relax a bit. Log in to Healthtap & post the questions you forgot to ask. Bazinga! YOU EVEN CAN'T LOSE THE LIST! ...Read more

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Is there something I can drink or eat or make to make my cold/sneezing go away quicker?

Is there something I can drink or eat or make to make my cold/sneezing go away quicker?

Common cold: I think the best thing to make a cold go away faster is to eat healthy and get plenty of rest. You may also want to take a multivitamin. Some people advocate taking zinc supplements. I have noticed some patients will loose their sense of smell with the zinc preparations . I generally do not recommend them. Good luck! Feel better! ...Read more

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I have an office job so I have to look at a computer for 8 hrs a day. Can you tell me how I can help my neck pain and dizziness. theses related?

I have an office job so I have to look at a computer for 8 hrs a day.  Can you tell me how I can help my neck pain and dizziness. theses related?

Ergonomics: It is very important for people who work for long periods of time on a computer or doing repetitive tasks have an ergonomic work station. Proper alignment is essential for injury prevention. Additionally, intermittent breaks for walking and stretching should be employed. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sudden nervous jittery feeling of hunger despite that I had a good meal 2 hours before? It makes me want to eat just to make it go away

Why do I get a sudden nervous jittery feeling of hunger despite that I had a good meal 2 hours before? It makes me want to eat just to make it go away

Increased hunger: Increased hunger, or polyphagia, can a symptom of medical problems like diabetes or hyperthyroidism. It may be caused by stress, anxiety or depression. If you are taking medications, it could be a side effect. I suggest that you see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I turn off the chatter in my head? Lately I find it hard to meditate or concentrate. Can you offer advice if its psychological or medical?

How can I turn off the chatter in my head? Lately I find it hard to meditate or concentrate. Can you offer advice if its psychological or medical?

You might try a: different form of meditation--one that allows chatter and actually uses it to de-stress. Look at Zazen (free) or even TM (if you have lots of $). What other conditions cause mind chatter? Hangovers, drug side-effects, mania or even agitated depression, bad diet (allergies to crud food), little or no exercise, no sex life...Try a psychologist who meditates and see where this goes... ...Read more

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My friends like to drink, but i'm trying to quit. Can I still go to bars with them?

Better not.: In every study ever done of recovering alcoholics, contact with drinking buddies or going to drinking places carried the worst risk for relapse in drinking. The more your life changes, the better your chances to stay dry. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to destress. Got a splitting head that wont clear even with pain killers?

Can you tell me how to destress. Got a splitting head that wont clear even with pain killers?

Sleep: If headache still won't resolve, consider measuring your blood pressure. If all normal, exercise, a light walk, a good way to lower stress. When calmer, write list of things you need to address, include who can help. Check off easiest ones first. Place visiting your doctor on list. ...Read more

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How long can you go without eating or drinking and feel okay? Will I get symptoms? I went 102 hours without eating or drinking and wasn't dehydrated?

How long can you go without eating or drinking and feel okay? Will I get symptoms? I went 102 hours without eating or drinking and wasn't dehydrated?

Not advised!: Staying without drinking for that period of time might compromise your body systems, and kidneys might go off. I would not advise to do that Please get it yourself checked out ...Read more

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How to get rid of cancer sores fast! I have a date sunday and i want a home remidy to get them to go away in less than 24 hours. Please help!?

How to get rid of cancer sores fast! I have a date sunday and i want a home remidy to get them to go away in less than 24 hours. Please help!?

Cold Sores: Canker sores - or "cold sores"- are caused by latent viruses that activate under periods of sess, infection, or for unknown reasons. There a over-the-counter treatments at purport to help (see, e.g., http://dentistry.About.Com/od/basicdentalcare/f/cankertreatment.Htm). They usually aren't effective that fast, so there is always makeup, if possible. Most men worth dating will look past the surface. ...Read more

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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