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Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Vitamin deficiency: There are many vitamins - which one (s) are you taking?
Do you really need any?
I doubt the dizziness is related to the vitamin - please see your doctor. ...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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Dizziness when I first get out of bed every few days. This started approx. 2 months ago.?

Dizziness when I first get out of bed every few days. This started approx. 2 months ago.?

WearAFootballHelmet: A lot of people your (i.e. our)age and above can get this. If you get up too quickly you get a little unsteady or dizzy, especially after sitting a long time, or getting out of bed. Some guys make it to the bathroom then faint right there in mid-stream. It can be made worse by dehydration and many different medications, even some herbs. So in the short run, get up slowly, sit first then stand. ...Read more

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When I exercise, my skin gets cold and clammy. At night, my hands often swell and get hot. I get dizzy often when I get out of bed. What's going on?

When I exercise, my skin gets cold and clammy. At night, my hands often swell and get hot. I get dizzy often when I get out of bed. What's going on?

Needs evaluation: Cold clammy skin and dizziness are suspicious - something may be going on with your heart. Though they could represent anxiety or medication side effects, I recommend an evaluation by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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I seem to get dizzy when I go to get out of bed in the morning. What could be causing this?

I seem to get dizzy when I go to get out of bed in the morning. What could be causing this?

Lh: Lightheadedness is most often caused by less than required blood flow to the whole brain suddenly, usually caused by a abrupt blood rush to regions below the heart (legs hold a lot of blood) and less available to be pumped up to brain. Inadequate water intake, medications, and many other more rare things can cause this. ...Read more

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Drinking a lot on Sat, it still feels like someone is pinching not squeezing my heart -worse when moving-also very dizzy when I try to get out of bed?

Drinking a lot on Sat, it still feels like someone is pinching not squeezing my heart -worse when moving-also very dizzy when I try to get out of bed?

See a doctor: This sounds potentially serious and the best suggestion I can make is to see a doctor in person today. Also I suggest that you discuss your drining in depth with a physician. ...Read more

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15dys I have dizziness when turning in bed, getting out of bed and while making certain head movement on daily basis. Can it be tumor? Do I need MRI?

15dys I have dizziness when turning in bed, getting out of bed and while making certain head movement on daily basis. Can it be tumor? Do I need MRI?

Medical therapy: Vertigo is kind of dizziness - you, or your environment, is moving or spinning, even when no movement. On exam dizziness & specific eye movements occurring when on back with head turned to one side, tipped slightly over edge of examination bed showing involuntary movements of eyes from side to side (nystagmus). Inner ear problems such as labyrinthitis, gravel, etc. Rx.medication or tincture of t ...Read more

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I dizzy and cannot get out of bed with out falling?

I dizzy and cannot get out of bed with out falling?

Vertigo: If this is an immediate problem go to the emergency room ASAP. Severe dizziness can happen as part of post viral labrynthitis or an acute intracerebral event. You need to get a CT or MRI of the brain and Meclezine like products provide relief. ...Read more

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Why do I feel really dizzy when I wake up in the morning and get out off the bed?

Why do I feel really dizzy when I wake up in the morning and get out off the bed?

Dizzy in a 17 yr old: You are probably dehydrated. Drink plenty of water. No pop. Ear well and see if you are still dizzy in the next few days. You should be drinking atleast a 2 liter bottle of water a day or at least 8 8 oz glasses of water a day. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get out of bed or stand up I feel very dizzy... I even fainted once, what could that be?

Sometimes when I get out of bed or stand up I feel very dizzy... I even fainted once, what could that be?

See your doctor: Benign condition such as transient orthostatic hypotension refers to a drop in blood pressure that occurs with the position change of either lying/sitting to standing. Standing causes the blood in the body to move downward due to gravity and pool in the legs. This results in decrease blood to the brain and a sense of fainting. Medications can also cause similar symptoms. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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When I get up from bed quickly in the night or morning I get a dizzy spell that lasts for about a minute?

When I get up from bed quickly in the night or morning I get a dizzy spell that lasts for about a minute?

Benign: Postural hypotension- not abnormal with rapid movements like going from a supine to upright position or from bending over and standing up quickly. ...Read more

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Sometimes if I staid in bed for a few hours while awake and I stand up quickly I get a bit dizzy and my vision goes dark for a bit, is this normal?

Sometimes if I staid in bed for a few hours while awake and I stand up quickly I get a bit dizzy and my vision goes dark for a bit, is this normal?

Bp drop: By being down so long your body adjusts your blood pressure lower. Then, when you stand up, your pressure drops low enough that you have the symptoms. Try sitting at the bedside for a minute before standing. ...Read more

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Trying to get out of bed today, but everytime I lift my head off the pillow I get a wave of dizziness. Is this serious?

Several reasons: This could be due to several reasons like benign positional vertigo, dehydration, have a middle ear infection. You should see your primary care doctor. He can do a physical exam and perform some basic tests to find the cause. Good luck! ...Read more

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Some mornings when I quickly get up from bed I get very dizzy and nauseas that lasts for few hours and then after a while is ok.?

Some mornings when I quickly get up from bed I get very dizzy and nauseas that lasts for few hours and then after a while is ok.?

Vertigo: There are many things that can cause someone to be dizzy and this format is difficult to diagnose the problem. However dizziness onset by motion may be positional vertigo. It can be diagnosed by an ENT and they can also treat it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Every time befor I go to bed I get dizzy spells, why is this happening?

Every time befor I go to bed I get dizzy spells, why is this happening?

Would like more info: Dizziness (impairment in spatial perception and stability) has many potential causes. However, the most common subcategories can be broken down as follows: 40% peripheral vestibular dysfunction, 10% central nervous system lesion, 15% psychiatric disorder, 25% presyncope/dysequilibrium, 10% nonspecific dizziness.
You would benefit from seeing your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get lightheaded almost dizzy when im laying down on my bed, whenever a change position.

I get lightheaded almost dizzy when im laying down on my bed, whenever a change position.

Positional vertigo: Often related to an inner ear disturbance. I suggest a medical examination and blood testing. ...Read more

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I’ve been drinking lots of alcohol everyday for over 2 weeks I feel really depersonalised and dizzy, why? I can’t even get out of bed for hours

I’ve been drinking lots of alcohol everyday for over 2 weeks I feel really depersonalised and dizzy, why? I can’t even get out of bed for hours

Because of alcohol!: You're feeling depersonalized and dizzy because you'ive been drinking lots of alcohol everyday for over 2 weeks! Too much alcohol can damage your brain, cause depression etc. Why are you doing this? Please stop this self-destructive behavior now. Also take a good multivitamin and seek medical help and/or counseling as soon as possible.
You not only won't get better if you don't stop but could die. ...Read more

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Started taking bc pills on sunday yest was my third day taking it but all of sudden got realy dizzy to the I couldn't get up from my bed or stand still?

Started taking bc pills on sunday yest was my third day taking it but all of sudden got realy dizzy to the I couldn't get up from my bed or stand still?

That is an unusual: Reaction, an issue not likely from the pill. That being said, the pill can cause some nausea at first and is related to the estrogen component. Taking the pill at night would likely help. In terms of your current symptoms, not standing still sounds like you made it out of bed, it's wednesday so I guess you made it. The nuva ring may be better, a lower dose estrogen pill, but u may have anxiety. ...Read more

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Why do I get blurred vision and dizziness when I stand up and wake up from the bed sometimes?

Why do I get blurred vision and dizziness when I stand up and wake up from the bed sometimes?

Orthostasis: Orthostasis or feeling dizzy on standing up dizziness on standing up be caused by multiple reasons includes anemia, hypoglycemia, dehydration, arrhythmia, certain cardio vascular and neurological conditions. Simple test likebp hemoglobin and ekg, finget stick for blood glucose can yield valuable information. Although work up can includes eeg and a ct scan or mri. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Every morning when I get out of bed I break out n a cold sweat and get real dizzy and weak feeling. Why is this happening?

Every morning when I get out of bed I break out n a cold sweat and get real dizzy and weak feeling. Why is this happening?

Low pressure: Its possible your body may have difficulties keeping your blood pressure high enough when you stand up. This is sometimes a sign of a serious medical condition, and if it persists should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there an explanation for when I'm going to bed and sit up, stand up, or just move my head in general I get dizzy? Sometimes I get a headache too.

Is there an explanation for when I'm going to bed and sit up, stand up, or just move my head in general I get dizzy? Sometimes I get a headache too.

There are many: Possible causes for this, such as dehydration, viruses, other illnesses, inner ear problems, middle ear problems, among others. There are also some people who have this and find nothing wrong on a medical evaluation. However, I would recommend you see your doctor to be examined and discuss this with him/her. ...Read more

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I'm 58 years old woman, I sometimes get dizzy, like when I get up from bed too quickly. Also get low bp, so I eat candy. Please suggest remedy/ cure.

I'm 58 years old woman, I sometimes get dizzy, like when I get up from bed too quickly. Also get low bp, so I eat candy. Please suggest remedy/ cure.

Your doctor: Should be able to suggest some things that you can do to help. There are some tests that also should be run. The issue of low BP should be placed in the context of what is your normal blood pressure. Your 90/60 maybe normal for you. Your doctor hopefully has a history of what you normally run. ...Read more

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Hey im 15 for some time now if I get up from ling in bed or siting (usually geting up fast) my head hurts, I fel dizzy, and my vision kinda goes out.

Possible anemia: You need to see a doctor as soon as you can and have some blood tests and a physical exam. You may be anemic or have some other problem causing these symptoms. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water every day. Being dehydrated can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I am having fluoxetine 20 mg about 5 month, still I get bed headache some time and felling dizziness at morning time, what to do for getting better? Y

I am having fluoxetine 20 mg about 5 month, still I get bed headache some time and felling dizziness at morning time, what to do for getting better? Y

Let MD know: If the headache/ dizziness occurred only after starting fluoxetine then it is likely to be the cause. Let your md know that you have side effects. Your doctor can switch you to a different medication. If the symptoms persist,
a further workup may be necessary. ...Read more

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I've been barely able to get out of bed since Wednesday due to dizziness. Meclizine isn't helping. My ears've been ringing since Saturday. What do I do?

I've been barely able to get out of bed since Wednesday due to dizziness. Meclizine isn't helping. My ears've been ringing since Saturday. What do I do?

Vertigo: Meclizine is not effective for your condition. It may work to treat nausea and reduce motion sickness. You need to see an ENT doctor for an actual evaluation especially given your history of SLE and being on Imuran (azathioprine). You may be experiencing acute ototoxicity. ...Read more

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Been having fluctuating BP last 4-5 days verry stressted its ok when im in bed but get up it goes high nausea headache and panic dizzy episodes anxiet?

Been having fluctuating BP last 4-5 days verry stressted its ok when im in bed but get up it goes high nausea headache and panic dizzy episodes anxiet?

How high?: Fluctuations in BP are normal throughout the day and is typically lowest at night. You are likely making your pressure go higher with anxiety over the high readings. I would not check your BP so frequently. ...Read more

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I'm constantly exhausted, somedays I struggle to get out of bed and feel dizzy, I get a good nights sleep but still wake up exhausted?

I'm constantly exhausted, somedays I struggle to get out of bed and feel dizzy, I get a good nights sleep but still wake up exhausted?

Exam: Your symptoms require a comprehensive physical examination including blood and urine testing since multiple medical conditions can present with exhaustion and fatigue: anemia, hypothyroidism, metabolic disorders etc. Cannot be diagnosed online. Please call for an appointment ASAP! . ...Read more