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Doctor insights on: Dizziness And Tunnel Vision Causes

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When i stand up from sitting or laying down for a while i get dizzy and have tunnel vision. What can cause this?

When i stand up from sitting or laying down for a while i get dizzy and have tunnel vision. What can cause this?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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I'm getting dizziness and tunnel vision upon standing, what can cause this?

I'm getting dizziness and tunnel vision upon standing, what can cause this?

Blood flow!: Decreased blood flow to the brain can cuase these symptoms. Usually exacerbated when changing from lying or sitting position to standing. You may have a problem with your vertebral basilar arterial system. You need to see an ophthalmolgist or your pcp. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness and tunnel vision during exercise?

What causes dizziness and tunnel vision during exercise?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

Blood pressure: The most frequent symptoms of low blood pressure can be dizziness and temporary loss of side vision (closing in). Be sure to have this checked out first with a simple blood pressure test. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness fainting and tunnel vision?

What are the causes of dizziness fainting and tunnel vision?

BP problem: Usually this is a postural hypotensive issue that can occur if you are anemic or have a weakly responsive vascular system to such activities as standing up after crouching or sitting for a long time. If this is consistent, and the vision recovers fully in between, then your family doctor should be contacted for an analysis of your cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness that like you are up high and tunnel vision ?

What causes dizziness that like you are up high and tunnel vision ?

Many things: Vasospasm in the posterior circulation of the brain can do this. We see this with basilar migraine, HV syndrome, concussion, low blood pressure, hypoglycemia, etc. If it happens more than once let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Common dizziness and tunnel vision upon standing, what's wrong?

Common dizziness and tunnel vision upon standing, what's wrong?

Anemia, low BP: The symptoms you describe are most commonly due either to low blood count (anemai) or to low blood pressure. You should check with your family doctor to get these evaluated. ...Read more

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Dizzy frequently and tunnel vision?

Dizzy frequently and tunnel vision?

Low blood pressure?: If the symptoms are reliably triggered by changes in position (e.g. Standing from a seated or lying position), they may represent orthostatic hypotension, a drop in blood pressure brought on by movement. Your pcp can confirm this and help narrow down causes, such as dehydration, heart trouble, or neuropathy. ...Read more

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My husband is having temporary tunnel vision and dizziness. He also has major migraines more than 3 times a week. What could this be??

My husband is having temporary tunnel vision and dizziness. He also has major migraines more than 3 times a week. What could this be??

Likely migraine: Those can be symptoms with migraines. He is having more than 3 migraines a week, that's an awful lot of migraines. Please encourage him to see a neurologist for migraine prevention treatments! ...Read more

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Dr. John Gillespie
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Tunnel Vision (Definition)

Tunnel vision is where a person's visual field becomes narrowed so that he is only able to see the central part of the visual field (as though ...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