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Have benign irregular heartbeat, also normal low blood pressure, heart rate went low in 50s on monitor. Can this cause dizziness- room spinning kind?

Have benign irregular heartbeat, also normal low blood pressure, heart rate went low in 50s 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

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Dizziness (Definition)

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I get dizzy and the room twists when on a computer or phone. What can cause dizziness/vertigo when looking at a computer or phone screen?

I get dizzy and the room twists when on a computer or phone. What can cause dizziness/vertigo when looking at a computer or phone screen?

Visual vertigo: I have answered this question before. But the symptoms have been labeled as visual vertigo and is caused by moving the eyes back and forth for long periods of time. It is worse in the dark. You also may be benign positional vertigo which is caused by loose stones in the inner ear. Visual vertigo is more central (brain). See a neuro-otologist for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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While sitting and watching television I suddenly was hit with a wave of vertigo (dizziness, room spinning) I'm a fit 28yo male in excellent health.

While sitting and watching television I suddenly was hit with a wave of vertigo (dizziness, room spinning) I'm a fit 28yo male in excellent health.

Positional vertigo: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is caused by a problem in the inner ear. It is short lasting vertigo. If problem persist more than 1 week, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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I woke up feeling dizzy with the room spinning around me. I was very nausius and lay in bed for three days. Now six days later I am still unwell?

I woke up feeling dizzy with the room spinning around me.  I was very nausius and lay in bed for three days. Now six days later I am still unwell?

Get seen: May be vestibular neuritis (inflammation of your vestibular/balance system in the inner ear) or something more serious. See a doctor soon to determine a treatment plan and to ensure that this is not from something more serious. ...Read more

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Migraine-associated vertigo, can this cause severe lightheadedness as opposed to actual spinning or dizziness?

Migraine-associated vertigo, can this cause severe lightheadedness as opposed to actual spinning or dizziness?

Sure it can: While the most traditional & specific definition of what is known as vertiginous migraine or as you say "Migraine-associated vertigo" is that of actual vertiginous sensations or spinning/whirling/tumbling/moving feeling either followed by or preceded by migraine headaches there's nothing that says that a person couldn't simply have an event of lightheadedness or disconnected feeling & headaches. ...Read more

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Hard to explain, feel like my head is swimming. Constant dizzy head feeling, no room spinning, I can walk and drive fine. Just annoying swimmy head??

Hard to explain, feel like my head is swimming. Constant dizzy head feeling, no room spinning, I can walk and drive fine. Just annoying swimmy head??

Lightheadedness: Hi, r u on any medicine? Do u drink a lot of caffeinated drinks? Do you sleep enough? How is your blood pressure? Any feeling of passing out?
Please see your PMD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Experiences dizziness and the feeling of being unable to stand. Doesn't feel room spinning. Travels, often jetlagged. High trigly. Inner ear issue?

Experiences dizziness and the feeling of being unable to stand. Doesn't feel room spinning. Travels, often jetlagged. High trigly. Inner ear issue?

Probably: Vertigo or Meniere's disease. Patient will need ENT evaluation, vertigo testing and a medical workup to include blood testing and cardiac evaluation. ...Read more

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Can c4-c6 disc narrowing cause extreme dizziness/vertigo when lying down & turning head only? no other problems and no vomit. just extreme spinning.

Can c4-c6 disc narrowing cause extreme dizziness/vertigo when lying down & turning head only? no other problems and no vomit. just extreme spinning.

Unlikely!: At your age the symptoms sound like BENIGN POSITIONAL VERTIGO Treat the symptoms and if it continues see a neurologist ...Read more

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Dizzy with BP of 90/72 a rate of 175. Not working hard. I had 2 days of waking up with the room spinning. Had some lower adominal pain between hips?

Dizzy with BP of 90/72 a rate of 175. Not working hard. I had 2 days of waking up with the room spinning.  Had some lower adominal pain between hips?

Doesn't sound good: A person with a heart rate of 175 should call 911 for an ambulance ride to the E.R. The paramedics will provide oxygen, to help the heart and the brain, because the dizziness may be due to the brain not being able to get enough blood (the heart is not pumping properly if the rate is 175). Best to call 911. ...Read more

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Sometimes while dizzy I feel the room spinning while im not moving. Other times I make a small movement and it feels like a huge fast movement. Others I feel like my head is floating. What is the difference?

Sometimes while dizzy I feel the room spinning while im not moving. Other times I make a small movement and it feels like a huge fast movement. Others I feel like my head is floating. What is the difference?

BPPV: Is a possibility. This is a condition of intermittent and varying degrees of vertigo caused by tiny crystals of calcium carbonate that are a normal part of the inner ear's anatomy, detaching and collecting in one of the semicircular canals, causing vertigo with head movement.
This can be readily diagnosed by your doctor with a simple maneuver and treated with another.http://vestibular.org/understanding-vestibular-disorders/types-vestibular-disorders/benign-paroxysmal-positional-vertigo ...Read more

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Dizzy spells not the room spinning but I'm swaying staggering. Not dizzy laying down. Alway accompanied by sudden frequent urination. Last few hours?

Dizzy spells not the room spinning but I'm swaying staggering. Not dizzy laying down.  Alway accompanied by sudden frequent urination. Last few hours?

Orthostasis: This is a phenomenon called orthostasis. It is very common and usually related to blood volume status. The reason you are having this is the unclear part and what a doctor can help you with. When lying flat the body produces more urine which will worsen your symptoms Try doing 5 toe raises when you feel the symptoms to raise your blood pressure and put 3 pillows behind your head when you lie ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy nd room spinning whilst in bed. Sharp pain at side of right eye?

See eye doctor: You may have a serious problem and should go to er. Once all the basic emergency items have been eliminated, you should see an eye doctor and make sure there is not an ocular source such as misaligned eyes or elevated eye pressure. ...Read more

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Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over. Not like room spinning just unbalanced. No nausea headache blurred vision. Any suggestions?

Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over. Not like room spinning just unbalanced. No nausea headache blurred vision. Any suggestions?

Positional vertigo.: In benigh paroxysmal positional vertigo you may experience a feeling of spinning or tilting while moving your head, rolling over in bed, turning your head quickly, bending over, or tipping your head back. It occurs due to some problem in the inner ear, causing brief vertigo spells that come and go. See an ENT specialist to confirm the diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pressure headache and tightness and numbness in left arm for days. Two days ago added dizziness and room spinning sensation. Blood pressure has seemed?

Headache: Need more information, age, under lying medical problem and medications etc.
If the headache was secondary to elevated blood pressure, it should get better with improvement or normalization of the pressure. Continuous headache ache may be from different reason. Dizziness and spinning commonly from inner ear problem. Of course other causes for that too. Better have it examined by your physician ...Read more

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Is there any medication\natural herbs that help with dizziness, room spinning, chronic fatigue, sleeping for weeks only getting up to use the bathroom and eat, this is from meth withdrawals?

Is there any medication\natural herbs that help with dizziness, room spinning, chronic fatigue, sleeping for weeks only getting up to use the bathroom and eat, this is from meth withdrawals?

Need a doctor: You should have a check up with a physical examination and blood testing, to see if there's something wrong which would respond to some form of treatment. You also need ongoing drug abuse treatment, if you want to stay clean and off drugs, which is what I recommend. Meth Addiction can be tough, you need all the help you can get and need to do whatever it takes to stay clean. Good luck. ...Read more

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Iv had dizziness, light headedness, the room spinning, nausea, and trouble with balancing. What's wrong? I had a brain tumor by my cerebelum a few years ago and since that IV had a shunt placed in and in the past two years IV had chemical meningitis 4 time

Iv had dizziness, light headedness, the room spinning, nausea, and trouble with balancing. What's wrong? I had a brain tumor by my cerebelum a few years ago and since that IV had a shunt placed in and in the past two years IV had chemical meningitis 4 time

Complex: You may have a recurrence of your cerebellar tumor, or you may have a new and different neurological problem. You should see your physicians asap and get a new brain MRI to see if the tumor has recurred. You may also have a shunt problem, again an MRI may help to determine this. See your doctors. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from severe fatigue, dizziness, headaches, body aches, chest pain, numb hands and fingers, back pain, room spinning ?

See a Physician: You have multiple symptoms and would be impossible to pin your diagnosis without a good physical exam. Seek medical attention and good luck ...Read more

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What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo?

What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo?

Many causes: Vertigo is a sensation of you or your environment spinning. This implies dysfunction in the balance system, from brainstem to inner ear. Obviously many causes including toxins, drugs, infection, brain injury, stroke, tumor, irritating blood vessels, congenital anomalies & many, many more. Dizziness is a vague, ill-defined term which has therefor a much broader range of possible causes. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause constant dizziness\vertigo for years?

Is there anything that can cause constant dizziness\vertigo for years?

Sounds like: Meniere's disease. Consult with a neurologist or ENT specialist. Sometimes, this condition is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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I've been told that that vertigo is dizziness that comes and goes. I've been having constant dizziness; can vertigo cause constant dizziness?

I've been told that that vertigo is dizziness that comes and goes. I've been having constant dizziness; can vertigo cause constant dizziness?

Vertigo defined: Vertigo means a hallucination of movement. It is more than dizziness which does not confer a sense of motion. It is unlikely to be constant and hence you should look for another cause. Good luck to you and well wishes. ...Read more

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Can chewing too much gum cause vertigo/dizziness?

It is possible: If you chew too frequently, it's possible to develop TMJ(temporomandibular joint) dysfunction syndrome, which can be associated with the sensation of dizziness. If you are worried about this, avoid chewing gum for the next week or two and see if your symptoms resolve. If they don't or in the meanwhile get worse, I would encourage you to see your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can a high level of LDL cause vertigo and dizziness?

Can a high level of LDL cause vertigo and dizziness?

Not the cause: The high LDL is a reflection of poor diet that is the cause of your vertigo by its effect in brain cells. Look at your intake of sugar and sweeteners. ...Read more

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Do carnival rides cause vertigo or dizziness days later?

Do carnival rides cause vertigo or dizziness days later?

No: If are doing things during the ride.... Like exchanging saliva .... That can give you problem later on as infection and vertigo/ dizziness. ...Read more

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Can anxiety really cause a feeling of dizziness or vertigo?

Can anxiety really cause a feeling of dizziness or vertigo?

Yes: Dizziness and/or vertigo are possible symptoms of anxiety, depending on the severity. Please see your doctor if this continues. ...Read more

Spinning (Definition)

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