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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


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I always feel wired/excited feeling in my chest/stomach with fast heart rate and dizzy. No meds, caffeine, sugar, carbs, or thyroid issue,????

I always feel wired/excited feeling in my chest/stomach with fast heart rate and dizzy. No meds, caffeine, sugar, carbs, or thyroid issue,????

Tachycardia: Check for reflux, gastritis h pylori as well as mitral valve prolapse- with echocardiogram and WPW Wolf Parkinson on White syndrome or other conduction issues ( can do this by plain EKG). ...Read more

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Help please! is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Help please! is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Flu like sxs: Caffeine withdrawal sxs can last a up to two weeks & can begin 12 to 36 hours after you stop caffeine use. Symptoms can include nervousness, irritability, low mood, mood swings, feeling tired, headaches, poor concentration, nausea, vomiting & muscular aches & pains. ...Read more

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Could the caffeine in the Excedrin and the ice tea be enough to cause me to feel dizzy?

Could the caffeine in the Excedrin and the ice tea be enough to cause me to feel dizzy?

If sensitive to it: It is possible that caffeine can cause those symptoms in sensitive individuals. Avoid any caffeine and see if the issue goes away, . Then reintroduce it and if the problem comes back, you have your answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Elizabeth Coleman
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I have anxiety. Can drinking coffee make you have anxiety due to all the caffeine, and make you feel dizzy? Like the jitters?

I have anxiety. Can drinking coffee make you have anxiety due to all the caffeine, and make you feel dizzy? Like the jitters?

Coffee and anxiety : Coffee contains caffeine, a direct stimulant of brain, heart, and muscle. Feeling anxious, "jittery", trembling, increased heart rate, and G.I. Upset may occur in people who are sensitive to caffeine, or who drink it in high amounts. Other beverages containing caffeine include cola, tea, and some "energy drinks" over the counter medications may also be caffeinated so read labels carefully. ...Read more

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Dr. David Drewitz
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I have been dizzy hot weak I have had a lot of diarrhea i don't know what's wrong..And I've stopped caffeine?

I have been dizzy hot weak I have had a lot of diarrhea i don't know what's wrong..And I've stopped caffeine?

See your doc...: Chronic diarrhea can lead to dehydration causing dizziness or vertigo. Your sensation of feeling hot may indicate a fever suggesting inflammation or infection. Stopping caffeine was a good decision. May want to further restrict food intake by consuming only a brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) to see if the diarrhea improves. Drink plenty of fluids including bouillon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does caffeine on an empty stomach cause dizziness?

Does caffeine on an empty stomach cause dizziness?

Caffiene: Overdosage of caffeine can cause dizziness. Taking it on an empty stomach can cause a rapid absorption of the caffeine, causing a transient lay high level in your system. This usually doesn't last long, but in the future, have a little food in your stomach. Feel better! ...Read more

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Drank one cup of coffee today and now i feel dizzy and lightheaded? Its been about 2 hours no. Is this unheard of. Been off caffeine for one month

Drank one cup of coffee today and now i feel dizzy and lightheaded?  Its been about 2 hours no. Is this unheard of. Been off caffeine for one month

Not unheard of!: Very uncommon, but occurs. Why have you been off of coffee? I might give you a better answer if i knew. However, this can occur with caffeine. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


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