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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

Dr. David Astrachan
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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 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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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Don't change positions quickly
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Avoid driving while you have symptoms
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Wear shoes without heels
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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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Allergy, intolerance, or viral? I get vertigo when I eat nuts, chocolate and caffeine, and basic dizziness from other foods. Started after shingles.

Allergy, intolerance, or viral? I get vertigo when I eat nuts, chocolate and caffeine, and basic dizziness from other foods. Started after shingles.

Inner ear issues?: If the nerves related to your inner ear get swollen they could easily result in feelings of vertigo/dizziness. Perhaps the foods are causing the nerves to swell? Post nasal drip and eustachian tube dysfunction might do it. Chinese medicine or cranial osteopathy might help. Diazepam is a western medication that would effectively treat symptoms. ...Read more

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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Avoid rapid head movements
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Ask for help walking if you are unsteady on your feet
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Keep carefull track of all associated symptoms
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What causes dizziness, hands to shake, and reflexes to slow with any amount of caffeine?

What causes dizziness, hands to shake, and reflexes to slow with any amount of caffeine?

Individual sensitivi: The only answer this would be the you have individual sensitivity or susceptibility to this caused by the caffeine. It is well-known that caffeine worsens hand tremors. In addition, it would generally increase reflexes. However, when it comes to chemicals in the brain, no two people are alike. This is also why you would have dizziness when other people don't. ...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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