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Dizziness From Caffeine
Very Possible: Abruptly stopping caffeine can definitely have withdrawal side effects. The most common is a headache and a lot of people who drink coffee at work get "weekend headaches" when they don't drink as much caffeine at home. To some degree it depends on what you mean by dizzy. Lightheaded type dizziness would be expected as would a headache. A sensation of true spinning is different and not expected. ...Read more
I had moderate left sided chest pain with dizziness after drinking a small amount of caffeine.Ive had a similar experience before? What should I do?
Ditch the caffeine: It's unlikely that at 19 this is a serious heart problem. Caffeine can make people jittery and cause fast and sometimes anbormal heart rhythms. It sounds like you should stay away from caffeine. Reasons to seek a doctor would be if you are having passing out or near passing out episodes, palpitations, or if there's a history of young people dying suddenly in your family. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers