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Chronic Dizziness And Lightheadedness
I've chronic 24/7 lightheadedness chronic dizziness overwhelmed by lights, people, driving, movement, mental and physical activity?
Get Adrenal Support: This could partially be due to low adrenals, which regulate energy + blood sugar. We all need daily adrenal support to cope with stress. Physiologic doses are: dhea 5 mg and pregnenolone 10 mg for men; dhea 2.5 mg and pregnenolone 30 mg for women. Higher doses should be used initially (e.g., dhea 50 mg for men; dhea 25 mg for women) to help overcome fatigue and increase reserve against stress. ...Read more
Constant lightheadedness 6yrs. My neurologist considers it as chronic dizziness due to anxiety since all my tests are normal(mri,blood,etc) Do u agree?
Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?
Gallbladder: Biliary dyskinesia is the name for a dysfunctional gallbladder. It can be associate with vague, intermittent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, often associated with meals. It rarely hospitalized patients. It is diagnosed by functional studies of the gallbladder. Often called a hida scan. It would not be associated with chronic headaches or dizziness unless you are becoming dehydrated. ...Read more
Lots of things!: Sorting out the significance of those symptoms depends on accompanied circumstances (precipitating events, duration, palpitations), objective findings (abnormal cardiac or neurologic exam), age (younger, older), etc. Often these may be relatively benign (if younger patient and not objective abnormalities), but may also be a harbinger of more serious underlying conditions. Talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vomiting: Vertigo is the sensation of movement when you are not moving. For most people this causes nausea and vomiting. The sensation comes from ear and brain centers that are designed for balance and orientation. When they are off kilter we sense movement and get very disoriented. The cause may be quite complex. A thorough evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
Dehydration: This could be dehydration. If dizziness starts after you resume from bending position, it could be low fluids in your body. One way to check if you are dehydrated is to see if you are making clear urine a few times a day. If not, you are dehydrated. If your blood pressure drops and pulse goes up, it could be pots (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). ...Read more
What is it? I have lightheadedness (worsened by: standing) . The following also describes me: Dizziness
Light headedness: This sounds like orthostatic changes associated with changes in position. When you stand, the blood pressure will drop temporarily and cause a light headedness that you feel. If it is shirt in duration and not associated with any fainting, then likely benign and not to worry about. Nonetheless, have your blood pressure checked with orthostatic test done and even check of your hemoglobin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clarifying last question regarding systolic BP raises when standing lowers when laying down I've had lightheadedness and dizziness. 48 y/o?
Orthostatic hypotens: You must correlate your dizziness with a significant drop in BP to say that they're related. Check your BP lying supine. Stand. Do you get dizzy? Check your BP immediately (you may have to repeat this a few times to get it). If your BP drops by >40 points or if it drop to ...Read more
If my BPM before exercise is 80. But stays at 95 for about 2 hours after...is that a concern? No dizziness, no pain, no lightheadedness.
Out of shape: It may mean that you are out of shape. if you are truly curious ask your family doctor ...Read more