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Causes Of Dizziness While Lying Down
What causes heart palp., dizziness, diff. Breathing while lying down/bending? 30m & no caff.Drugs or alc. Norm holter, blood work & stress test.
Multiple reasons: If you are not overweight. There could be multiple reasons. The best way however to diagnose this is to have an event monitor (not a holter) in this way will be able to correlate your complaint with what ever the cause is. Further recommendations will be based on the results. ...Read more
Orthostatic hypotens: Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a form of low blood pressure that can cause dizziness. It happens when the blood vessels do not constrict (tighten) as you stand up, which makes you feel dizzy.Everyone is likely to experience a mild form of postural hypotension at some time. It’s the lightheaded feeling you may get if you leap out of bed very quickly. ...Read more
Hypotension: What you are describing is orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension. When you get up, your blood pressure dropa and there is a delay in recovery to normal. Mild symptoms, lasting a few seconds, is not usually a cause for concern and does not need to be treated. If it is lasting a long time, see your primary doc for evaluation and discussion of treatment options. ...Read more
BPPV: Benign paroxismal positional vertigo is a benign form of vertigo caused by position change. I would refer you to multiple online resources available - just google it and ample and reliable information will come up. As far as treatment, I am not a big pill believer for this problem. I like home epley maneuver. Again, just google it and it will come up in text & pictures and even youtube video. ...Read more
Every time i sit up after lying down i feel dizzy and the place seems to spinning around me. What could be the cause?
BPPV: Hello, it sounds like you are experiencing benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. This is a condition where crystals within chambers of the balance portion of your inner ear. This may only last a few days and may improve with otc medication called meclizine. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. He/she may recommend further therapy such as an eply maneuver which may cure you immediately. ...Read more
I often feel dizzy/unsteady, when I'm standing, sitting and when I'm lying down & when I look up, then look back down. What can cause this?
Dizzy spells: Dizziness or vertigo can be caused by several factors from low blood pressure to middle/inner ear disease. You should definitely schedule an appointment to be evaluated with a Healthcare professional especially if this a sudden onset and/or getting worse, associated with syncope or blacking out, headaches, waking at night, nausea/vomiting, etc. Good luck and God bless! ...Read more
What causes dizziness when i'm lying down and move my head a certain way? Room spins. Dizziness, instability, and nausea can last more than a day.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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