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I am feeling dizzy and vomited the other day. I have a week feeling dizzy. Could high cholesterol cause this or what could cause this.

I am feeling dizzy and vomited the other day. I have a week feeling dizzy. Could high cholesterol cause this or what could cause this.

You need a physical: This is probably benign positional vertigo or labrynthitis. If it is worsened with certain positions, likely BPV. If you had a recent respiratory infection, it could be labrynthitis. However, it could be a much more serious condition, and only a physical exam can differentiate between them. See your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue but was promoted because (as a fat within all lipoprotein particles) it was cheaper to measure & if very high (esp. Fasting) tended to correlate with high LDL particle concentrations. In the later 1970's lipoprotein measurements cost $5, 000/sample. The NMR particle test, <$100, brought the LDL costs way ...Read more


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Been feeling light headed and dizzy. I do have history of high cholesterol and blood pressure. Is it my arteries or heart?

Been feeling light headed and dizzy. I do have history of high cholesterol and blood pressure. Is it my arteries or heart?

Dizziness: The list of possible causes of dizziness is very long. The causes range from dehydration to sinusitis to cardiac to neurological. Sometimes medications or drug/alcohol intake may be the problem. See your doctor for a thorough exam and consider evaluating the most likely causes first. ...Read more

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I suffered before fr hurtburn,chest tightness and difficulty of swallowing, but they diagnosed i have only gastritis. 3-4 yrs ago with high cholesterol level,,but this past few months until now, i have dizziness for most of the time, shortness of breating

I suffered before fr hurtburn,chest tightness and difficulty of swallowing, but they diagnosed i have only gastritis. 3-4 yrs ago with high cholesterol level,,but this past few months until now, i have dizziness for most of the time, shortness of breating

You are young (33): for heart disease, but could have any number of things that could be causing this. Just because nothing was found with your heart 3 years ago doesn't mean that you have no problem now. And the gastritis could be causing this. Clearly you need some symptom relief, and a few more tests and need to keep in touch with a local doctor for when these symptoms and anxieties arise. Don't give up! ...Read more

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My grand mother is 75 years old she is having blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol. she is having fluctuations in her insulin/ sugar count and blood pressure (170/80) and she is complaining of feeling dizziness every time. she is alright now after v

My grand mother is 75 years old she is having blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol. she is having fluctuations in her insulin/ sugar count and blood pressure (170/80) and she is complaining of feeling dizziness every time. she is alright now after v

Dizziness: Dizziness can be quiet frustrating to both a patient and her physicians. Your grandmother multiple medical problems, leading to fluctuations in blood pressure and sugar, and her medications ( too much or too little) can all contribute. She is also at risk of a heart disease and stroke. It is important to have her visit a cardiologist and a neurologist for thorough EVALAUTION. ...Read more

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Its is safe to take max gxl supplement? i have diabetes,high blood pressure, gad, vertigo attacks, high cholesterol. i tried multi vitamins dizzy efec

Its is safe to take max gxl supplement? i have diabetes,high blood pressure, gad, vertigo attacks, high cholesterol. i tried multi vitamins dizzy efec

Who knows : Supplements aren't evaluated. You have a lot of medical conditions for a young person. Why not just stay away from them? You're just adding potential of side effects and burning your cash. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more