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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 are the causes of lightheadedness usually?

What are the causes of lightheadedness usually?

Low blood to brain.: Light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain. This can occur with position changes, such as standing up suddenly. It can also occur if blood counts are low, such as in anemia. Sometimes irregular heart beats can cause similar symptoms. Discuss your situation with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause constant, 24/7 lightheadedness?

What can cause constant, 24/7 lightheadedness?

Many things: Possibly an inner ear problem, drugs, or a reaction to a medication. Low blood pressure possibly. Symptoms like these are best determined by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lightheadedness when I get up too quickly?

Low blood pressure: You may be experiencing some degree of postural hypotension, where BP drops on standing. This could be secondary to meds, such as anti-hypertensives, dehydation, and rarely, dysautonomias. It is not unique for some migraine pts to report this, in absence of blood pressure changes, and rarely, this is seen in inner ear disorders, such as meniere's. ...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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Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

It Sure Can: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety r directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when ur primitive fear ; rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See: http://bit. Ly/wzhvqo once u understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though! ...Read more

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Can tmj cause lightheadedness? If so, how can it be helped?

Can tmj cause lightheadedness? If so, how can it be helped?

Definitely, yes: Jaw pain, jaw clicking, lightheadedness and dizziness are common TMJ symptoms because it affects your ears. You should see an orthodontist or TMJ specialist to rule out TMJ- Dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can just neck tension cause lightheadedness 24/7 for years?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What serious illnesses can cause lightheadedness and headaches?

What serious illnesses can cause lightheadedness and headaches?

A brain tumor...: ...For one. But most of the time, such symptoms are due to something common, such as a cold or flu. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor and make sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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What can cause tunnel vision and lightheadedness every time I stand up?

What can cause tunnel vision and lightheadedness every time I stand up?

Get medical help: These symptoms related to a change in position may be from an abrupt drop in blood pressure when standing. This can be medication related, or could be cardiac in nature. Sometimes increased intracranial pressure can cause symptoms like this. ...Read more

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Lightheadedness, unbalanced, feeling of unreality. What could cause this?

Lightheadedness, unbalanced, feeling of unreality. What could cause this?

Stress hormones: These are common symptoms of anxiety/panic due to the stress hormones/adrenaline of the fight or flight response. A psychologist trained in cbt can teach you emotional self-help skills to control this response. ...Read more

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I've been having headache about for a year. Also lightheadedness. What causes this?

I've been having headache about for a year. Also lightheadedness. What causes this?

Not ok: This is not ok. While there are many possible causes, it will take a clever physician to determine the reason for your headaches. I am sure your PCP is clever and recommend you see him/her. ...Read more

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I feel like I'm going to pass out (i have a cold). What causes this lightheadedness?

Blood pressure fall?: Most likely blood pressure fall with low tonicity of the muscles. Other possibility is viral affection of your ear nerve (vestibular neuritis) if continues see your md. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden excruciating 1-second headache accompanied by lightheadedness?

What can cause a sudden excruciating 1-second headache accompanied by lightheadedness?

SUNCT?: Ice pick or SUNCT headaches can be like this- they may be very painful and very short lasting. They can be treated well too

http://www. Neurocuro. Com/sunct-headache/ ...Read more

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What would cause severe lightheadedness and body feels heavy and weak? And what can be done to make it go away?

List is long: Most common- low blood sugar, low blood pressure, dehydration, sickness like infection, electrolyte disorders. Less dangerous are fatigue, lack of sleep, medication side effects, and ear congestion, with vertigo. ...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 causes nausea and lightheadedness especially after eating?

What causes nausea and lightheadedness especially after eating?

Hypotension: Lightheadedness and nausea is likely due to low blood pressure after eating.
It is called postprandial hypotension.
Blood pressure usually hits bottom 30 to 60 minutes after a meal. Sitting or lying down for an hour after eating can help with postprandial hypotension. ...Read more

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Could candida cause constant lightheadedness?

Could candida cause constant lightheadedness?

No: Not if the candida is a vaginal or oral infection. Candida can produce systemic infection (usually in immunocompromised persons), and under those circumstances there may be a wide variety of symptoms, but you would be incredibly severely ill. The general answer is no! ...Read more

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What cause lightheadedness after drinking a cup of water?

May be nothing: The lightheadedness may not be related to the water at all but a manifestation of your underlying anxiety but if the water was very, very cold you could have had an excessive vagal response to it ...Read more

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How can anxiety cause severe lightheadedness all day every day?

How can anxiety cause severe lightheadedness all day every day?

Fight or Flight: Common physical symptoms of anxiety include:
◾Pounding heart.
◾Sweating.
◾Stomach upset or dizziness.
Frequent urination or diarrhea.
Shortness of breath.
◾Tremors and twitches.
◾Muscle tension.
◾Headaches.
Anxiety usually leads to a sympathetic nervous system response (Fight or Flight) which often causes the above symptoms. Medication and other conditions should also be ruled out. ...Read more

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Can high BP average 145/95 cause lightheadedness on a constant basis?

Can high BP average 145/95 cause lightheadedness on a constant basis?

Usually not: A blood pressure in that range does not normally cause symptoms. There is probably another reason for your dizziness. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause darkened vision, sudden weakness, and lightheadedness?

What can cause darkened vision, sudden weakness, and lightheadedness?

Low blood pressure: That is usually caused by low blood pressure. If often happens when going from lying or sitting down to standing. Dehydration of many medicines can cause this. ...Read more

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I've had lightheadedness and nausea for months and months? What can cause this?

I've had lightheadedness and nausea for months and months? What can cause this?

Nause for months: Many possible causes. One common cause is pre menopausal hormone changes, or medication reactions. Make sure you are not being exposed to chemicals or pesticides etc. ...Read more

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Could allergies cause constant lightheadedness 24/7 or could it be neuro issue?

Could allergies cause constant lightheadedness 24/7 or could it be neuro issue?

Not likely: Dizziness is usually not caused by seasonal allergies. But some medicines used to treat allergies may cause dizziness, such as first generation antihistamines, Diphenhydramine or chlorpheniramine. Make sure that you talk to your doctor about your problem and see if there's something else that may be causing your symptom. ...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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Sudden feeling of lightheadedness and weakness, BP 119/74, pulse 111. Should I be worried? Possible causes?

Dehydrated?: You may just be volume depleted, particularly if your light headedness occurred when you stood up. Drink extra non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic liquids. If your symptoms persist, see your doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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I have intense vertigo episodes at random with lightheadedness. During these, I feel akin to being stoned. What could be the cause?

I have intense vertigo episodes at random with lightheadedness. During these, I feel akin to being stoned. What could be the cause?

Vertigo symptoms: Vertigo can often be caused by vestibular dysfunction, however it is not a specific or sensitive symptom. It is important to know what aggravates the vertigo. Is it after coughing and sneezing? How long do the attacks occur for? Is there a head movement or posture associated with an attack? Have you had any recent Trauma? Have you been sick recently? Balanced diet? Talk to your PCP asap ...Read more

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I have lightheadedness and frequent headaches. I cant get out of bed at mornings because I feel some heaviness in my body. What can cause this?

I have lightheadedness and frequent headaches. I cant get out of bed at mornings because I feel some heaviness in my body. What can cause this?

Unknown: It sounds as if you are not feeling well at all. Unfortunately it is impossible to know what the cause is without further information. It sounds like you are feeling poorly enough to need a genuine medical exam. Please see a medical provider soon! Hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more