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Can Low Magnesium Cause Dizziness
I've been dizzy all day, I'm taking 20mg Omeprazole twice a day and 250mg Magnesium Taurate. Which one is likely to cause dizziness? Is this serious?
Likely neither: I am sorry to hear this. Omeprazole has only a 1.5% reported rate of dizziness and Magnesium Taurate also rarely if ever causes dizziness itself. It is unlikely that your dizziness is due to either of this medications. If your dizziness is affecting your life to the point were you can't function than I would suggest seeing your doc. Otherwise continue to monitor, and see if the dizziness goes away. ...Read more
Is it true too much magnesium supplements along with a beta blocker can cause you to feel dizzy? Reasoning behind this?
Beta blockers: Beta blockers can cause dizziness (usually lightheadedness) by either lowering the blood pressure too much or by slowing the heart rate too much. Excessive amounts of magnesium supplements can cause diarrhea which, if profuse, can cause weakness. Follow the directions or check with your physician or pharmacist for advice about dosage. In any event you should notify your Physician about your symptoms ...Read more
Can Magnesium, Riboflavin & COQ10 really help treat migraines? I've been diagnosed with vestibular migraine no headaches just dizziness.
Comprehensive Plan: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
I always feel a bit dizzy, like everything is surreal. Tired all the time. CBC came normal. What else can I check? Magnesium levels? Ear health? TY!
Hi there, I have been having muscle twitches in my left thigh for 24hours. Today it's better but it feels like something's wrong. I am dizzy, short of breath, tired and irritable. Tried calcium magnesium and now iron supplements. I?
Check up: Multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup might be a good place to start. ...Read more
Commonly: When the brain is deprived of enough glucose, such as in hypoglycemia, a person gets dizzy and can even lose consciousness if blood sugar is low enough. It is a symptom which should prompt blood sugar testing to verify if indeed the cause of dizziness is from low blood sugar because so many other things can also cause dizziness. ...Read more
The range of iron in body should be between 60-180, I have it as 37, is it that low to cause dizziness?
What can cause dizziness when your head lowers eg when bend down to pick something up rather then the usual low BP from sit to stand?
A feeling of dizziness may mean a lot of things. Do you feel movement?
Peripheral vertigo causes us to feel movement in excess relative to our movements. It is common with bending over and picking something up. It may improve with sitting or lying still. It also gets worse with turning the head sometimes.
Sometimes other causes could be involved- low blood count, dehydration are examples 2 ...Read more
Dizzy/back pain: A spinal cord abnormality may account for all these symptoms. Please see your medical provider for evaluation. ...Read more
I think I hv low BP cause whenever I stand up from lying down, I feel dizzy & my vision is blurred. I feel like fainting & almost puked. Wht do u think?
See a physician: There are many reasons for low blood pressure. This type of problem need immediate medical attention. You may be dehydrated for some reason, etc, etc. Impossible to know without examining you. Get yourself to a physician today, or to Emergency Room or urgent care center. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more
Blood pressure at 138 when sat down, stand up and it drops to 92/62 dizziness and fainting also, what causes this? Bp naturally low so 138 high for me
Change of BP: Your symptoms sound as if you have orthostatic hypotension (op), which means your BP falls when you stand up. If this is happening often, you need to go to an er and be evaluated. Causes of o could be volume deficit, loss of fluids, or an irregular heart rhythm, among others. Good to an er and get the answer to your question from the physician who examines you. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi, am on bp med for years but for a week bp in morning is 95.50 in morning & feel dizzy. Went to dr & was asked to do holter test. What can cause low bp?
I really need help I'm having anxiety cause I felt dizzy right now; how do you feel if your blood pressure is too high & how do you feel when it's low?
Check your BP: Feeling dizzy could be an indication of low blood pressure, but not necessarily; it is often difficult to have any idea that one's BP is high unless you measure it. One can buy a digital monitor at your pharmacy and they are easy to use or use the machine they have at the pharmacy if you can't get to your dr's office for a check. ...Read more
Possible causes of low cortisol, High testosterone&oestrodiol. I'm under endo but need advice. Symptoms: fatigue, dizziness, faintness, micropenis?
Endocrinologist: Your endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you in the presence of these complex endocrine abnormalities. The workup and treatment require special expertise that other physicians are lacking. ...Read more
Have benign irregular heartbeat, also normal low blood pressure, heart rate went low in 50's on monitor. Can this cause dizziness- room spinning kind?
Bradycardia: Bradycardia with hypotension can cause dizziness but room spinning kind still usually from a vestibular source such as benign positional vertigo, labarynthitis, or other causes. You need a full history and exam thyroid levels holter monitor and expert cardiology consult today. ...Read more
Yes.: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) both affect mental status, and can affect balance. You could certainly attribute dizziness or falls to extreme low or high blood sugar. However there are multiple other causes too (heart problems, anemia, etc) so you need to discuss this with your doctor to make sure something important isn't missed. ...Read more
Sometimes when I am setting and suddenly I stand up I fell dizzy is that caused by a low blood presure?
Could be: The dizzy sensation could be due to postural hypotension (the brain does not get enough blood and oxygen when suddenly sitting or standing after laying down). The other possibility could be a problem with equilibrium related to an inner ear problem. Your primary care physician can examine you and advise you. ...Read more
My blood pressure flucuates some days its high and somedays its low. Can this cause dizziness and confusion?
Yes: Fluctuations in blood pressure can cause classic postural vertigo/dizziness. When your BP is too low, especially if you stand too quickly etc, and your BP drops, you can decrease oxygen carrying blood to the brain and get weak, lightheaded and dizzy. See your dr. To get an evaluation for dizziness, including treating your BP as a possible cause. ...Read more
My blood pressure goes from being too high to being too low, would it be possible that this cause dizziness, confusion?
Blood pressure: If the BP falls rapidly, it certainly could cause those symptoms. ...Read more
The range of iron in body should be between 60-180, I have it as 37, is it that low to cause dizziness? Does it mean I have anemia?
I have secondary amenorrhea and have very low estrogen. Can such low levels of estrogen cause extreme dizziness? Would taking a BCP help?
Low estrogen: Low estrogen will not cause dizziness, and the oral contraceptive is an Rx that is also very low estrogen and will inhibit natural estrogen production. A MD needs to assess why the estrogen levels are low and causing the amenorrhea as there is almost always a remedial cause. ...Read more
I know an HR of 47bpm isn't too low but I am diagnosed with Inappropriate Sinus Tach. Normal is ~100bpm. Could 47bpm still cause dizziness + nausea?
47 bpm is:
Your medication needs adjusting
Hope this helps!
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