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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


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Why do I feel dizzy is it the heat or from not eating for three days or so?

Why do I feel dizzy is it the heat or from not eating for three days or so?

Could be both.: Not eating for 3 days is not healthy. Eating the right foods in the right amounts is best to stay healthy. Heat can also make you dizzy especially if you get dehydrated. Both problems are easy to take care of! ...Read more

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I just seem to be really tired lately. Not eating well. Dizzy constantly. What do you suggest?

I just seem to be really tired lately. Not eating well. Dizzy constantly. What do you suggest?

Dizzy: Dizziness can be from a lot of things. When someone isn't feeling well, it could be a viral infection, dehydration or a whole host of other problems, like heart problems. Because there are so many possibilities, you really should have a full evaluation to get to the bottom of what is causing these symptoms and to get the right treatment. Go see your dr at your earliest opportunity. ...Read more

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My daughter feels sick with headache and dizzy for 3 days not eating much and wants to just lay down?

My daughter feels sick with headache and dizzy for 3 days not eating much and wants to just lay down?

Sick: Your child may be incubating a virus. Push fluids so she doesn't dehydrate and let her rest as needed. ...Read more

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I fell down twice today, dizzy when standing up and still not eating, not ready to go to hospital yet. How long can I go on this way?

I fell down twice today, dizzy when standing up and still not eating, not ready to go to hospital yet. How long can I go on this way?

Dizziness: If the symptoms are not better by tomorrow, I would consider going to the emergency room as you will be getting dehydrated as you cannot eat. The emergency room most likely would be able to give you medicines to control your symptoms. Feel better. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will not eating right make dizzy and have headaches?

Not likely: Some patients claim that if they do not eat, they get headache or if they have a headache it is relieved by eating. However in my experience these people have migraines. Many migraine patients have dizziness (vertigo) associated with migraines. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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I am getting dizzy while in bed or when I lift my head. The only thing I've changed is that I am not eating meat. Heart press. Is 133/80 pulse 77?

I am getting dizzy while in bed or when I lift my head. The only thing I've changed is that I am not eating meat. Heart press. Is 133/80 pulse 77?

Poss. Benign Vertigo: Possible benign possitional vertigo episode. Need exercises for inner ear like "epley manneuver or others" (check videos in the internet). Maybe Meclizine could help. Will go away in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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My LMP was on Jan 3 and I have been feeling sick, nauseous, dizzy, light cramps, tired, sleepy, not eating well, stomach feels weird, weird taste on my mouth?

My LMP was on Jan 3 and I have been feeling sick, nauseous, dizzy, light cramps, tired, sleepy, not eating well, stomach feels weird, weird taste on my mouth?

Concern for preg?: Hello I am sorry to hear that you feel so bad. Are you concerned that you might be pregnant? You mentioned your last menstrual period was Jan 3.Have you been sexually active? Is there something specific that triggers all of these symptoms. I would say that if you are have all of these issues for so long since Jan 3, you should visit your regular doctor to determine how he/she might be able to help you. ...Read more

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I'm on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and nicoderm 4 weeks ago I was fingered 2 days before period im bleeding brown/pink I feel dizziness palpations cramps not eating pregnant?

I'm on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and nicoderm 4 weeks ago I was fingered 2 days before period im bleeding brown/pink I feel dizziness palpations cramps not eating pregnant?

Did your parents: Ever have "the talk" with you? You cannot get pregnant by being fingered. It requires male sperm, and you do not say anything about any contact with that. So the answer, if there has been no other contact with men or their body fluids, would be no. ...Read more

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Can TMJ (TMD) cause dizziness while eating?

Can TMJ (TMD) cause dizziness while eating?

Yes and no: Normally, a TMD/TMJ issue can create dizziness, but not really when performing the function of eating. ...Read more

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Dizziness after eating?

Dizziness after eating?

Several poss. Causes: Dizziness after eating can be associated with a number of medical issues, most commonly postprandial hypoglycemia, where blood sugar levels drop after eating.
Other causes include postprandial hypotension (low blood pressure after a meal), kidney or thyroid disease, and gastritis or reflux. There are others but this is a good place to start. I would rec. A visit to your doctor for further tests. ...Read more

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Can bad eating habits cause dizziness?

Please Clarify: Your question is way too ambiguous for any specific or valid medical answer. ...Read more

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I was eating supper and I decided to drink a can of pop and now I feel dizzy why is that? It worries me

I was eating supper and I decided to drink a can of pop and now I feel dizzy why is that? It worries me

Hypoglycemia: The sugar in the pop may have triggered a spike in insulin release causing a drop in blood sugar. It will pass. Try eating some peanut butter on crackers. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I feel dizzy after eating dates?

I feel dizzy after eating dates?

Eating dates can: Cause your blood sugar to go way down (reactive hypoglycemia) or go way up (diabetic) I suggest you see a doctor to have a 3 hour glucose tolerance test run. ...Read more

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After eating I have dizziness and headache?

After eating I have dizziness and headache?

Sugar levels: Keep a check on your sugar levels. Your sugars may be fluctuating rather quickly after eating. There may be a no of factors playing the role, for example what kind of food you are eating or the portion sizes of food. So please see your PCP to have a thorough evaluation and bolo testing. ...Read more

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How come I feel dizzy and nauseous after eating chocolate?

Doubtful relation: Assuming that by dizziness you mean a sensation of spinning or tilting or loss of balance, it is more likely that you have same symptoms at other times also i.E without eating chocolate as well. See an ENT and medications can control your vertigo. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get dizzy from eating too much chocolate?

Chocolate 101: In short, yes. Chocolate contains sugar, caffeine, theobroma compounds and can affect serotonin. If you are diabetic, the rush of sugar can cause compensatory changes in insulin prompting a rapid fall in sugar and dizziness. Caffeine-sensitive individuals can experience hypertension/hypotension with chocolate and there is evidence that some individuals may experience effects of excess serotonin ...Read more

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Can eating one meal a day cause weakness or dizziness/lightheadedness?

Expected: Human is not made to eat just one meal a day and thus you are subjecting yourself to bouts of hypoglycemia when without food for a long time, thus the weakness and dizziness you need to eat at least 3 meals a day. They need not be large, just enough to cover your energy need. ...Read more

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What could cause me to sometimes get dizzy spells that last for a few minutes, while eating? (seated)

What could cause me to sometimes get dizzy spells that last for a few minutes, while eating? (seated)

Gastric plethora: If you eat a heavy meal blood rushes to the stomach causing relative cerebral anoxia and you may have reactive hypoglycemia which all can cause postprandial dizziness ...Read more