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Can lack of sleep cause dizziness, lack of balance, as well as nausea (vomit after eating)? Thanks!

Can lack of sleep cause dizziness, lack of balance, as well as nausea (vomit after eating)? Thanks!

Internship memories!: I think you'll find your answers best addressed by a well-researched recent article in Time magazine about sleep disorders, nightmares, and post-traumatic stress. I recommend after reviewing the article that you ask your physician to direct you to the local sleep medicine specialist who can provide diagnostic and therapeutic options. ...Read more

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A condition in which, either consciously or unconsciously, you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically, adults require six to eight hours, although some people require ...Read more


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Can lack of sleep cause tiny dizzy spells and body motions like sea sickness?

Can lack of sleep cause tiny dizzy spells and body motions like sea sickness?

Maybe: While not sleeping can cause your symptoms, what is causing your insomnia could also be causing the symptoms. It also could be two unrelated problems. Sea sickness type of symptoms is usually inner ear problems, which also could give you a sense of dizziness. Check with your doctor if is not clearing up by now. Most common things, allergies, ear infections. But it also could be other more serious ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness, lack of sleep, some confusion, very anxious, migrains. Had inner ear infection loss of hearing yrs ago. Feeling frustrated?

What could cause dizziness, lack of sleep, some confusion, very anxious, migrains. Had inner ear infection loss of hearing yrs ago. Feeling frustrated?

Multiple Symptoms: It is important to see your doctor to assess your medical conditions, then consult a mental health professional who can help you with your anxiety and how to reduce your overall tension levels. Try to use the anti anxiety app for daily supportive help. My best. ...Read more

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Lack of sleep and appetite. Headaches 24/7. Dizziness and lack of balance. Chills. ?

Lack of sleep and appetite. Headaches 24/7. Dizziness and lack of balance. Chills. ?

Anxiety : Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, body pains, headache, dizziness, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy and tired in early meetings and lectures. It's not from lack of sleep. Help?

Feeling dizzy and tired in early meetings and lectures. It's not from lack of sleep. Help?

More specifics: If by dizzy you mean lightheaded more than vertigo or movement/spinning, then that and fatigue could suggest several possible explanations, including some things related to sleep, your metabolism (glucose levels), hydration and others. Discuss all your symptoms with a practitioner who will likely check your orthostatic blood pressure, then order some tests, like glucose, thyroid fx, and others. ...Read more

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Well its my first time to get dizzy. Its started yesterday. Is it the side effects of dizzyness is lack of sleep?

Well its my first time to get dizzy. Its started yesterday. Is it the side effects of dizzyness is lack of sleep?

Dizziness may be: lightheadedness (a feeling that you are about to faint or pass out) or vertigo (feeling that you or your surroundings are moving when there is no actual movement). Brief lightheadedness generally does not indicate serious problem. Medications and many conditions can cause dizziness. If it persists or leads to problems such as falling, seek evaluation. Best regards. ...Read more

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