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I've chronic 24/7 lightheadedness chronic dizziness overwhelmed by lights, people, driving, movement, mental and physical activity?

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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheadedness (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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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?

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?

Have you been to: and ear, nose & throat doctor? He/she may look at this from another angle and come up w/a different opinion. The only way to know is to see an ENT. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

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

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What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

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 more

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Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Not enough info: Need more information to figure this out. What makes it better or worse ? Have you seen a doctor about this yet? ...Read more

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What another symptoms can vertigo cause besides for dizziness and lightheadedness?

What another symptoms can vertigo cause besides for dizziness and lightheadedness?

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

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I feel lightheadedness and dizziness after i bend over. What could be causing this?

I feel lightheadedness and dizziness after i bend over. What could be causing this?

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

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Clarifying last question regarding systolic BP raises when standing lowers when laying down I've had lightheadedness and dizziness. 48 y/o?

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

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I have dizziness/lightheadedness for months with the past couple of weeks being the worst. All evals have been normal. Could it b something serious?

I have dizziness/lightheadedness for months with the past couple of weeks being the worst. All evals have been normal. Could it b something serious?

Sounds serious: Increasing dizziness an light headedness are not very specific symptoms. However they could point to a neurological disorder in the posterior fossa of the brain. You might need to see a neurologist or ENT specialist. Have you done this yet? You might need an MRI with and without contrast. ...Read more

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