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Why do allergies cause dizziness?

Why do allergies cause dizziness?

Allergies: Allergies can cause dizziness if your nose is congested. You need a nasal spray or see an allergist for adequate control of your allergies. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Do seasonal allergies cause dizziness?

Do seasonal allergies cause dizziness?

No...but: I agree with dr. Mcghee's answer. Dizziness can be caused by the medications you're taking to treat allergic rhinitis. Phenylephrine, the decongestant found in many over-the-counter & prescription oral medications for seasonal allergies can cause dizziness. If congestion is your main problem, topical antihistamine or corticosteroid sprays may be a better solution. They don't contain phenylephrine. ...Read more

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In april, I had a bout of dizziness or lightheadedness, could it be attributed to seasonal allergies?

In april, I had a bout of dizziness or lightheadedness, could it be attributed to seasonal allergies?

Possibly: If allergies cause severe nasal congestion blocking the eustachian tubes going from the back of the nasal passages to the ears, imbalance and/or lightheadedness may occur. It would be unlikely to have severe vertigo from allergies however. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause dizziness and make you feel like fainting?

Can allergies cause dizziness and make you feel like fainting?

Yes: Allergies can cause people to feel light-headed and dizzy. A severe allergic reaction could cause someone to pass out. See an allergist for evaluation. People with severe allergic reactions especially to foods or bee stings often need to carry emergency medicine like epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more

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Can allergies and sinus make you feel dizzy?

Can allergies and sinus make you feel dizzy?

Yes: Problems with allergies leading to congestion can cause middle and inner ear problems that can certainly lead to feeling dizzy. Also, extension of a sinus infection into the brain or middle ear can also cause dizziness, and these are very serious conditions. Don't ignore these symptoms - get evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Can summer allergies cause chest pain and dizziness?

Can summer allergies cause chest pain and dizziness?

Chest pains: All chest pains have to be considered serious until all the dangerous conditions are ruled out. You should be seen by a doctor if you're getting chest pain and dizziness. ...Read more

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Could allergies make someone feel dizzy and almost faint?

Not likely: Regular pollen or food allergies wouldn't normally cause these symptoms. Severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis can drop blood pressure with lightheadedness, syncope, severe blood pressure drop, shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I have allergy problems that leads to dizziness, then I worry about the dizziness cause I have health anxiety. Could anxiety make the symptoms linger?

I have allergy problems that leads to dizziness, then I worry about the dizziness cause I have health anxiety. Could anxiety make the symptoms linger?

Worry about worry: Not sure if the symptoms you are referring are part of the anxiety or the allergies but anxiety can exacerbate physical symptoms or increase one’s susceptibility to physical illness. It’s important to bear in mind that anxiety is not linear. People seldom if ever have one wave of anxiety that gets progressively worse. It comes in several waves that build on each other. Your worry about the anxiety ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you dizziness & fatigue?

Can allergies cause you dizziness & fatigue?

Possibly: People with allergies frequently experience fatigue and may also experience dizziness. However these symptoms can occur with many conditions. See a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies make you tired and dizzy?

Can seasonal allergies make you tired and dizzy?

Tired and Dizzy? Yes: Fatigue is very common when allergies are flaring. Your immune system is working like crazy, creating the allergies, making most people tired. Dizziness is also a symptom of allergies but is not nearly as common as the fatigue. ...Read more

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Can allergies make u dizzy weak and make ur sinus hurt?

Can allergies make u dizzy weak and make ur sinus hurt?

By all means: Allergies can causes nasal congestion that leads to sinus and ear pressure with secondary headaches and dizziness. See your doctor and get them under control, otherwise they rule your life. ...Read more

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Feeleng very dizzy all day and have little nausea too. Could this be from an allergy?

Feeleng very dizzy all day and have little nausea too. Could this be from an allergy?

No: I would advise you seek immediate medical attention as your symptoms can be from anything from vertigo to anemia or pregnancy. ...Read more

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I just went inside after being outside for a few minutes. My head is spinning & won't stop. I have seasonal allergies but never have been dizzy? Help?

I just went inside after being outside for a few minutes. My head is spinning & won't stop. I have seasonal allergies but never have been dizzy? Help?

Eustachian tube: Dysfunction. Allergies increse the secretions in nasopharynx and floods eustachian tubes with secretion, inflames the orifices of the eustacian tubes causing blockage so eustachian tubes can not clear the secretions. This raise the pressure inside the ear causing, dizziness, tinnitus, pain and some hearing impairment. Try otc antihistamin such as zyrtec, allegra or claritin (loratadine) for few days. ...Read more

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Dizziness, headache, nausea and fever - am I sick or is this allergy?

Fever: If you have a fever, likely your body is reacting to something, usually virus or bacteria, so please get evaluation if symptoms not resolved. There are many possible explanations but allergies are not usually associated with fever. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

What could cause dizziness in a 10 year old. He has allergies and mild asthma?

Mgt: This symptom may be due to a number of factors. The use of albuterol should follow an outlined plan, and keeping nasal passages clear with nasal saline will help.
If he has headaches, imbalance, vision changes or other symptoms a visit to the ED is advised.
A virtual appt is available to review his asthma/allergy management. ...Read more

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Can my allergies mKe me feel dizzy off balance feeling? Blood pressure normal and no medical problems. Very worried been this way for wks

Possible: Sometimes there may be fluid behind the ear drums along with nasal congestion and other symptoms of allergies. It can cause feeling "off- balanced".Discuss treatment of allergies with a physician. ...Read more

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Dizziness, tired, 'brain fog' gluten allergy, what is wrong?

Dizziness, tired, 'brain fog' gluten allergy, what is wrong?

We can't diagnose: You without taking a history and without a physical and labs. Pleas see your family doctor and see how much of this is related to your gluten allergy versus other causes of brain fog. ...Read more

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My sinus and allergies are making my ears preasure, makes me feel dizzy, what do you recommend for my ear preasure? I am doing everything for my sinus

My sinus and allergies are making my ears preasure, makes me feel dizzy, what do you recommend for my ear preasure? I am doing everything for my sinus

Sinusses: The pressure is most likely due to blockage of your eustachian tubes (the connection between your middle ear an the back of your nasal/ throat that helps you equalize). So a nasal decongestant or cortisone spray combined with an antihistamine. Saltwater rinses of the nasal passages does a marvelous job as well. ...Read more

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Will ginger root help with dizziness from sinus infection or allergies?

Will ginger root help with dizziness from sinus infection or allergies?

Possibly: Dizziness is a common symptom & often it's hard to find the cause. Neither sinus infections or allergies are common causes of dizziness:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dizziness/basics/causes/con-20023004
Ginger has been shown to help with dizziness from motion sickness.It may or may not help for other causes but is safe to try.
Try to find cause. Acupuncture & homeopathy may help. ...Read more

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Can pollen cause such bad allergies that it can make you dizzy and give you headaches?

Can pollen cause such bad allergies that it can make you dizzy and give you headaches?

Sinuses: Allergies can lead to sinuses becoming congested which can cause headaches. That "clogged" sensation can feel like being lightheaded. ...Read more

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Why after a cup of tea I felt cold flu and restless accompany by dizziness. Am I allergy to caffeine or tea leave?

Perhaps the caffeine: Is causing you anxiety. Some people experience this and it's not a true allergy, but the response of being overstimulated from the Caffeine. Try and cut back or go decaf. ...Read more

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Can you have shortness of breath and dizziness from excessive coughing due to allergies w/ diagosis of costochondritis?

Can you have shortness of breath and dizziness from excessive coughing due to allergies w/ diagosis of costochondritis?

Possible: That is possible. Should symptoms persist see your doctor for a more complete history and exam. ...Read more

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My face and eyes feel heavy, my head is foggy, and I'm a little dizzy. It doesn't feel like allergies. What could this be?

My face and eyes feel heavy, my head is foggy, and I'm a little dizzy. It doesn't feel like allergies. What could this be?

Many but: These are often symptoms of depression and anxiety but some of the drugs you are taking may also lead to similar symptoms. Consult your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Allergy, intolerance, or viral? I get vertigo when I eat nuts, chocolate and caffeine, and basic dizziness from other foods. Started after shingles.

Allergy, intolerance, or viral? I get vertigo when I eat nuts, chocolate and caffeine, and basic dizziness from other foods. Started after shingles.

Inner ear issues?: If the nerves related to your inner ear get swollen they could easily result in feelings of vertigo/dizziness. Perhaps the foods are causing the nerves to swell? Post nasal drip and eustachian tube dysfunction might do it. Chinese medicine or cranial osteopathy might help. Diazepam is a western medication that would effectively treat symptoms. ...Read more

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Can allergies make you feel dizzy and hard to breathe in your chest when standing?

Can allergies make you feel dizzy and hard to breathe in your chest when standing?

Probably not: Dizziness is not a typical feature of allergies. The symptoms you describe are more likely due to dehydration or something with your heart - you should discuss these with your primary care physician. A physical examination will go a long way toward figuring out what is going on. ...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