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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Lightheadness

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Could impaired circulation cause constant lighthead? What to do?

Could impaired circulation cause constant lighthead? What to do?

Possible: Your physician must rule out several other things before investigating your circulation to the brain . In cases of carotid artery occlusion and narrowing on the the other side this may happen . Also severe narrowing of the vertebral artery with occluded or hypoplastic (small) other vertebral artery this may happen. ...Read more

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Cold allergy cause constant lighthead/tinnitus?

Cold allergy cause constant lighthead/tinnitus?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems be causing my lightheadness/dizziness?

Can sinus problems be causing my lightheadness/dizziness?

Possible: The eustachian tube connects to the nasal passages, and a chronic sinus infection could block this connection to the inner ear eventuating in symptoms. Have your otolaryngologist evaluate. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause hearing loss? Could TMJ cause lightheadness?

Could TMJ cause hearing loss? Could TMJ cause lightheadness?

No to hearing loss: Tmj disorders or temporomandibular disorders do not cause loss of hearing. It is an umbrella term encompassing several pain disorders of the face and jaw; most common is musculoskeletal pain. Light headedness is not an uncommon symptom in temporomandibular disorders. Consult your dentist (or an orofacial pain dentist) and your primary physician. If hearing loss is sudden and constant, ent. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in head few seconds later went away then hr later happened again. could this cause lightheadness all day also have bad back pain all over?

Sharp pains in head few seconds later went away then hr later happened again. could this cause lightheadness all day also have bad back pain all over?

Head/back pain: Could be related to reflux ( even the back pain), Check for H pylori gastritis. .Advil/ibuprophen will exacerbate gastritis pain. Consider omeprazole, antacids. Other causes may be mycoplasma infection( can have a mild sinusitis causing lightheadedness and head/back pain), UTI, constipation, and musculoskeletal/back/head pain. F/U with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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Can naturally blocked sinuses and allergies cause lightheadness and the feeling of about to pass out?

Can naturally blocked sinuses and allergies cause lightheadness and the feeling of about to pass out?

Possibly: For a full answer, you would need to provide more information. The combination of nortriptyline and zyrtec may lead to sedation. Nortrriptyline can also lease to nasal congestion. Occlusion of the nasal passages can lead to eustachian tube dysfunction and sometimes to lightheadedness. As your nose is blocked, you need a prescription nasal spray. See a physician, preferably an allergist. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d deficincy cause lightheadness ?

Can vitamin d deficincy cause lightheadness ?

Probably : If it is low enough one of the problems frequently seen in deminished balance kind of the same thing. ...Read more

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Im lightheaded been for a week now, sleep alot, not dizzy, trouble concentrating, unable to focus, and unable to drive cause of the lightheadness?

Im lightheaded been for a week now, sleep alot, not dizzy, trouble concentrating, unable to focus,  and unable to drive cause of the lightheadness?

See a doctor: This is a concerning constellation of symptoms. You mentioned you have hypothyroidism, so it may simply be that your thyroid hormone levels are low, but i still would recommend seeing your doctor asap. ...Read more