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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

Sleep Deprivation (Definition)

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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I'm having random dizzy spells. If I were to bend down to pick something up, im unbalanced and feel swaying side to side. Fatigue and lack of sleep?

I'm having random dizzy spells. If I were to bend down to pick something up, im unbalanced and feel swaying side to side. Fatigue and lack of sleep?

Positional vertigo: When dizzy spells occur that give the sense of swaying or motion, and when they are worse with moving, this is usually a sign of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. This is not caused by lack of sleep or fatigue but rather by changes within the inner ear. ...Read more

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Experiencing migraines, dizzy, lack of sleep, muscle tension, not myself also abnormally worried or anxious at work. Working long hours no breaks?

Experiencing migraines, dizzy, lack of sleep, muscle tension, not myself also abnormally worried or anxious at work. Working long hours no breaks?

Anxiety: Your lack of sleep, muscle tension, dizziness and migraines are all contributing to your anxiety.Speak to your doctor for help. You might also want to consider looking for a less stressful job. ...Read more

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I got hms, recent back n neck pain, dizziness (lightheaded, spin), vomitting feel n headache. Stress n lack of sleep (finals). And advice?

I got hms, recent back n neck pain, dizziness (lightheaded, spin), vomitting feel n headache. Stress n lack of sleep (finals). And advice?

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, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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I was overwelmed at work and have been feeling dizzy and had muscle tension. The ER sent me home with lorazapam. Is it a good medication for stress and lack of sleep?

I was overwelmed at work and have been feeling dizzy and had muscle tension. The ER sent me home with lorazapam. Is it a good medication for stress and lack of sleep?

Stress tx: Ativan is a benzo. Approved for tx. Of anxiety, short term insomnia, status epilepticus, or chemo related nausea. No mention of your weight but lowest starting dose for anxiety is 0.5mg every 6hr as needed as tolerance can develop. Should not operate machinery/drive as dui can result from even rx. Medications that are controlled taken as ordered. Consider talking to pcp to try low dose buspar (buspirone). ...Read more

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Upset stomach, frequent trip to bathroom, extremely dizzy, lack of sleep, what's wrong?

Upset stomach, frequent trip to bathroom, extremely dizzy, lack of sleep, what's wrong?

Doctor can evaluate: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a Pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of Pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a Dr. Should evaluate. ...Read more

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Acid reflux, chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea and lack of sleep. Are they responsible for my dizziness and nausea?

Acid reflux, chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea and lack of sleep. Are they responsible for my dizziness and nausea?

They can be: Lack of oxygen can be a factor in all of your symptoms. Is the chronic sinusitis due to obstructions (polyps) or a deviated septum?
Has your sleep apnea been diagnosed by a witnessed overnight sleep centered study? If so have you been advised to wear a cpap?
If so, are you? If not, in mild to moderate cases, a dental device can be custom made to reduce the obstruction. ...Read more

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How to deal with dizziness, loss of balance and sleep deprivation? Is there any good medications?

How to deal with dizziness, loss of balance and sleep deprivation? Is there any good medications?

Get checked: You may want to get checked out by your physician, who can determine if you need further testing or referral to a neurologist. Your loss of balance and dizziness could be related to lack of sleep, but it would be good to get checked out. ...Read more

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My symptoms are lack of focus, dizziness, fatigue (even with sleep), and headaches. What could this be?

My symptoms are lack of focus, dizziness, fatigue (even with sleep), and headaches. What could this be?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. HBA1C TO SCREEN FOR DIABETES LABS: CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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What can cause dizzyness, lack of sleep normally get 6 hrs now maybe 4, muscle spasms, hyperactive?

What can cause dizzyness, lack of sleep normally get 6 hrs now maybe 4, muscle spasms, hyperactive?

Concerning: I don't see much about any chronic health problems, but given your age, I would take these symptoms seriously enough to see your doctor for an evaluation. Possible causes range from simple (ex caffeine) to more involved (ex metabolic problems, hormonal problems, more). Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause headached?

Can lack of sleep cause headached?

Sleep Deprivation: Sleep deprivation can cause damage to your body in the short term. Over time, it can lead to chronic health problems and negatively impact your quality of life.

16 Effects of Sleep Deprivation:
http://www. Healthline. Com/health/sleep-deprivation/effects-on-body ...Read more

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Could lack of sleep cause nausea?

Could lack of sleep cause nausea?

Yes: Physiologically, lack of sleep is able to cause the headache, lack of energy, and even depression. In addition, there are some other effects. You have to be care about your sleeping pattern since it is can cause serious effects. Those effects include the acute muscle pains, headaches, nausea, and dizziness. These are the most concrete effects which you can directly feel after two successive nights ...Read more

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How come a lack of sleep cause a lack of energy?

How come a lack of sleep cause a lack of energy?

Surprised?: That is the normal event.

No sleep no energy.

We spend 1/3 of our life during sleep to recover.

Check with your sleep specialist. ...Read more

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What health effects does the lack of sleep cause?

What health effects does the lack of sleep cause?

Many...: Increases anxiety, depresses mood, negatively affect attention and focus, suppresses your body's immunity, negatively affect memory building and many more hypothesized negative health effects. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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