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Been having a stuffy head feeling and dizziness. What can help?

Been having a stuffy head feeling and dizziness. What can help?

Many: Medical issues can cause dizziness. Some of them serious others can be resolved easily. If your having dizziness it's important to get checked out by physician. ...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


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My head spins repeatedly in a day but there is no exact time of its occurance and there is feeling of dizziness in me. So what might have caused this?

My head spins repeatedly in a day but there is no exact time of its occurance and there is feeling of dizziness in me. So what might have caused this?

Positional vertigo?: Often people who describe things like this have barany's positional vertigo. If your personal physician isn't able to make the call for certain, any neurologist can. Definitely get seen. ...Read more

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Dizzy heavy feeling in head how to cure?

Dizzy heavy feeling in head how to cure?

Find the cause: There are many issues that can cause dizziness, ranging from low blood pressure to inner ear disease to brainstem issues. A neurologist can help you determine *where* the problem is, which is the first step in treating it properly and ruling out any more dangerous diseases. ...Read more

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Is a head rush a dizzy type of feeling in the head?

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
"Head rush" means different things to different people.
To me it is:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Stendhal_syndrome
more commonly lightheadedness which can be from low blood pressure or low blood sugar (each of which have a LOT of causes)
dizziness like the room spinning (most often due to inner ear). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop my head from feeling dizzy/spinning?

Can you tell me how to stop my head from feeling dizzy/spinning?

Get diagnosis: There are numerous causes for vertigo, and in order to treat properly, need to distinguish whether inner ear or "central"/ brain, but also rule out systemic causes such as thyroid or anemia. Critical to pin down diagnosis to reach specific therapies which can turn around. OTC dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or meclizine may help symptoms, but will not result in cure. ...Read more

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I am feeling heaviness in head, dizziness and tingling sensation what it could be?

I am feeling heaviness in head, dizziness and tingling sensation what it could be?

Symptoms: The symptoms you describe are not specific. They could be related to anxiety or hyperventilation, or to a variety of mild or serious problems. ...Read more

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My head is not feeling well, it sometimes feel a little dizzy and some unexplainable discomfort?

My head is not feeling well, it sometimes feel a little dizzy and some unexplainable discomfort?

Dizzy: Feeling dizzy means different things.
Do you mean to feel unsteady? Feel that you might pass out? Means rotating sensation.
Each means different condition.
See pcp. ...Read more

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I have been having headaches and dizziness and a swimmy feeling in my head what can be the problem?

I have been having headaches and dizziness and a swimmy feeling in my head what can be the problem?

Many things: Most likely something benign such as viral labyrinthitis but could be something more serious such as intracranial mass. If symptoms do not resolve you should see a doc for at least head ct. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my head my head ahs been feeling like its really heavy. I've been very tires and dizzy and I am finding it hard to concentrate

What is wrong with my head my head ahs been feeling like its really heavy. I've been very tires and dizzy and I am finding it hard to concentrate

Hello.: Hello. I don't know if this is an acute or chronic problem or what your age is.
I have listed symptoms for a possible stroke. All of these symptoms would have a sudden onset. Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg (especially if it is one sided); trouble speaking or understanding what other people are saying to you, problems with vision, a severe headache, loss of balance, having a hard time walking and feeling dizzy.
If you are a woman you could also experience hiccups, nausea, feeling your heart pound or flutter, shortness of breath, chest pain, weakness or pain in your face, arms or legs. If these things are happening you need to get immediate medical care (ie. Call 911). ...Read more

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I am concerned I woke up the other night in a fright felt like someone hit me on my head real hard. I have been feeling very dizzy for some time now.

I am concerned I woke up the other night in a fright felt like someone hit me on my head real hard. I have been feeling very dizzy for some time now.

Uh-oh!: That is alarming! There are not enough details in your question to give a good answer. But dizziness can be serious and you should go to an ER or call your doctor now. I don't know how long "some time" is. Dizziness that does not change with position is even more worrying Go get checked. DO NOT DRIVE when you are dizzy. Have someone take you or call 911. ...Read more

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Been feeling dizziness little pokes in my head some also like burning pokes the pain is not bad but I don't know if something is wrong with my body?

Been feeling dizziness little pokes in my head some also like burning pokes the pain is not bad but I don't know if something is wrong with my body?

You may have a virus: If you've not been checked out by a doctor and this is brand new then, perhaps this is an opportunity to get a little checkup which could include some basic work. Never know what you may find. You could have a viral infection."Tis the Season 'ya know. I'm also a headache specialist so if you'd like to try me as well--- then, www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi then, type in Key Code: PDXFNR when asked. ...Read more

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What to drink if I hit head and feeling dizzy?

What to drink if I hit head and feeling dizzy?

Seek medical care: Possible concussion
sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness or loss of balance. ...Read more

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I have a heavy feeling on my head and nose and I keep feeling dizzy. What could it be?

I have a heavy feeling on my head and nose and I keep feeling dizzy. What could it be?

Sounds like: Sinusitis or labyrinthitis. Try otc antihistamines, and, if these don't work, time to see a doctor. It could be something more serious. ...Read more

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I feel headache and spasm in the head after sex and the feeling of dizziness?

I feel headache and spasm in the head after sex and the feeling of dizziness?

Need a physician: This is not uncommon. It occurs very similar to a migraine and usually lasts anywhere from five minutes to several hours. Physician evaluation is necessary to rule out any vascular abnormality such as an aneurysm. Treatment is usually with a beta blocker. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic since ive been diagnosed my head has been feeling light any sudden move makes me feel abit dizzy what could this be?

I'm diabetic since ive been diagnosed my head has been feeling light any sudden move makes me feel abit dizzy what could this be?

Dizzy: Symptoms like the information you listed needs a very quick visit to your doctor. If you can't get in today or tomorrow please go to the Emergency Room today. ...Read more

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My husband is feeling that his head is very heavy and he feels dizzy and tired all the time I am worried that what can be wrong with him?

Information needed: One should know more dtails. Eg blood pressure, recent medical check up, duration of the headache etc. If worried have him see an internist. ...Read more

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I get up and suddenly feel dizzy and get a wierd feeling in my head as if im not there. I faint and wake up with no memory of how it happen?

I get up and suddenly feel dizzy and get a wierd feeling in my head as if im not there. I faint and wake up with no memory of how it happen?

Fairly common: Orthodontic hypotension is what you are experiencing. Make sure to stand up slowly rather than quickly. You can look up ways to help online now that you know what is happening. Make sure to bring this up with your primary care provider at your next visit. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Lately I've been experiencing random "electric shocks" feeling to the head that last 1-2 seconds and will feel slightly dizzy after that. Why?

Lately I've been experiencing random "electric shocks" feeling to the head that last 1-2 seconds and will feel slightly dizzy after that. Why?

Muscular or Nerve: One common cause can be muscle spasm; common areas include the temporal muscles (Has a dentist ever told you that you grind your teeth when you sleep?), occipital muscles (which are connected to muscles of the neck). Other considerations here are stress levels as well as proper structural support for your body when sitting/typing/sleeping. Other include occipital neuralgia and temporal arteritis ...Read more

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Feeling in a fog 24/7 and I'll get this dizzy off overwhelming feeling in my head sometimes like something bad is going to happen but it never does.

Feeling in a fog 24/7 and I'll get this dizzy off overwhelming feeling in my head sometimes like something bad is going to happen but it never does.

A pattern of feeing: Like something bad is going to happen but doesn't MAY be related to OCD. Please speak w/your therapist or doc about possible rituals you may perform or thought patterns that you use to try to ward off impending danger. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I've had a pressure like feeling in my head off and on. It is not associated with pain. I bent down today and when I stood up I felt dizzy. Issue?

? sinus issue: Maybe you have some sinus congestion, and it may be affecting your inner ear as well, thus causing positional vertigo (dizziness/bppv). If it does not get better, see a dr. For eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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4 days of feeling dizzy. Sudden onset of dizziness and I still feel it off and on when I bend down and come up or turn my head. Why do I feel this?

4 days of feeling dizzy. Sudden onset of dizziness and I still feel it off and on when I bend down and come up or turn my head. Why do I feel this?

Positional vertigo?: You may have bppv, a type of positional vertigo that can be treated by an ENT with a simple in-office maneuver. I would suggest you see an ENT to have your dizziness evaluated. Feel better! ...Read more

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I often get a light head/dizzy feeling when ever taking first few bites of a meal. I'm not dizzy before & it passes within a min. What could cause this?

I often get a light head/dizzy feeling when ever taking first few bites of a meal. I'm not dizzy before & it passes within a min. What could cause this?

I have no idea.: Perhaps the act of chewing causes a blood flow problem through some "steal" phenomena. Perhaps you hyperventilate when you get the opportunity to eat. Maybe you are waiting until you are hypoglycemic before you decide to eat. Maybe you have lightning fast reactive hypoglycemia that resolves within a few To be on the safe side I'd skip the first few bites. You seem to do fine later on into the meal ...Read more