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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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Does excess vitamin b-12 cause dizziness?

Does excess vitamin b-12 cause dizziness?

No: B12 is usually safe. You can follow with a B12 level and adjust the supplement. ...Read more

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Can aniexty make you feel dizzy? Or can my new medicine vitamin d 2000 ui maybe cause it?

Can aniexty make you feel dizzy? Or can my new medicine vitamin d 2000 ui maybe cause it?

Yes, not from D: Yes, dizziness is a common cause of anxiety. Vitamin d (not a medicine but actually a hormone produced by our body) can't cause dizziness. There are many other possible causes of dizziness including side effects of Clonazepam ; prilosec; there are good alternatives to prilosec: http://bit. Ly/1b1avqs
other causes include low blood sugar, food sensitivities ; inner ear problems. See doc to evaluate. ...Read more

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My vitamin B12 level is 148. Is it possible for this to be the cause of my dizziness? Heamaglobin is 141 and ferritin is 26.

My vitamin B12 level is 148. Is it possible for this to be the cause of my dizziness? Heamaglobin is 141 and ferritin is 26.

Yes: Dizziness is a common symptom of B12 deficiency. That's a very low level- get treated immediately! See http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2009/05/19/warning-potentially-life-threatening-vitamin-deficiency-affects-25-percent-of-adults. Aspx &
http://chriskresser. Com/b12-deficiency-a-silent-epidemic-with-serious-consequences & http://www. Drweil. Com/drw/u/art02810/facts-about-vitamin-b. ...Read more

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Can very low vitamin d cause extreme fatigue and dizziness?

Can very low vitamin d cause extreme fatigue and dizziness?

Unlikely: Low vitamin D can cause some symptoms like pretty mild depression some general achiness. A severely severely low vitamin D could cause more severe symptoms. The group of symptoms presented are most likely something else recommend face-to-face visit with internal medicine doctor with lab work to evaluate this ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can vitamin d deficiency cause jair loss or dizziness?

Hello docs. I was wondering can vitamin d deficiency cause jair loss or dizziness?

Not likely: Vitamin d deficiency is wide spread as are hair loss and dizziness but are not related. If you are deficient in vitamin d you should take an over the counter vitamin d supplement. ...Read more

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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

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Can iron and vitamin d deficiency cause head confusion and dizziness?

Can iron and vitamin d deficiency cause head confusion and dizziness?

Not known to happen: Vitamin d deficiency is common. Many people are taking extra vit. D and drinking more nonfat milk to correct that problem. Blurred vision is also a common symptom, but is not related to vit. D (researchers are still studying vit. D). Many eye problems can cause blurry vision, so a person should be seen by an ophthalmology eye doctor. One should not try to fix his own vision by just taking vitamins. ...Read more

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What are common vitamin mineral deficiencies that cause lethargy (sleepy, dizzy, fatigue)?

What are common vitamin mineral deficiencies that cause lethargy (sleepy, dizzy, fatigue)?

Anemia: Low hemoglobin levels can cause the above symptoms. Get your hemoglobin level checked. If the hb is normal then other causes can be worked up for your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have low vitamin d and calcium deficiency low, can this cause dizzy spells and the urge to have a sweet drink?

I have low vitamin d and calcium deficiency low, can this cause dizzy spells and the urge to have a sweet drink?

No: Sx of low vit d includes soft bones (osteomalecia), bone and muscle aches/pains. Sx of low calcium include muscle irritability with twitching and cramping, numbness and tingling in the hands, feet and around the mouth. Dizziness and craving sweets may be a sign on low blood sugar a separate issue. ...Read more

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Hi I have vitamin d and c deficiency, I was wondering if it causes acid reflux, dizziness, lightheadedness when I walk and intrusive thoughts.

Hi I have vitamin d and c deficiency, I was wondering if it causes acid reflux, dizziness, lightheadedness when I walk and intrusive thoughts.

Inadequate intake: Is the most common cause, rarely absorption problem also. Recently more and more have Vit D deficiency, as people are avoiding exposure to sun. Body can not synthesize Some even call ' cancer preventing vitamin, as its levels are low in cancer patients. Vit C need, fresh citrus group is the best natural source, try to supplement and see the results. Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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Can being vitamin d deficient cause dizziness and balance problems? I recently had a blood test and my gp told me I was deficient (score was 15) and put me on high dose supplements for a month.

Can being vitamin d deficient cause dizziness and balance problems? I recently had a blood test and my gp told me I was deficient (score was 15) and put me on high dose supplements for a month.

Not usually: But why not replenish this vital vitamin, as it is critical in numerous immunological and hormonal bodily functions, and deficiencies have been associated with numerous problems. Give it at least 3 months, and recheck levels at that point. ...Read more

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Is there any OTC pill or vitamin that can eliminate dizziness?

Is there any OTC pill or vitamin that can eliminate dizziness?

If by dizziness: You mean unsteadiness (especially with your eyes closed) you may have a deficiency in Vitamin B12 resulting in dysfunction of the posterior columns of the spinal cord. Have the blood level checked. If it is less than 350 I would recommend sublingual B12. It may take up to a year to recover ones balance. Excedrin can cause rebound headache a problem if you have vertiginous migraine (dizzy) ...Read more

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Why might vitamins make someone feel dizzy?

Why might vitamins make someone feel dizzy?

Response: Usually vitamins do NOT cause dizziness, but are you taking the usual dosing or have you taken larger amounts than recommended. Might check your B-6 level to be safe. Also, would wonder whether your vitamin contains additives to which you might be sensitive or allergic. These are sold OTC and not regulated by FDA. Talk to your doctor about finding safe products. ...Read more

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I took a prenatal vitamin and am feeling dizzy all day afterwards and just started to get a headache?

I took a prenatal vitamin and am feeling dizzy all day afterwards and just started to get a headache?

Your symptoms have: Nothing to do with the Prenatal vitamin you took. However, it could have something to do with your pregnancy. Sudden onset of dizziness & headache should not be ignored ESPECIALLY DURING PREGNANCY. Please contact you OB ASAP. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Are there certain vitamins I can take to help Hashimotos disease symptoms? If so what's recommended. Foggy head and dizziness and fatigue is the worst

Are there certain vitamins I can take to help Hashimotos disease symptoms? If so what's recommended. Foggy head and dizziness and fatigue is the worst

Vitamin D & thyroid.: The treatment of Hashimotos thyroiditis is typically with thyroid hormone to normalize the TSH level. This disease typically causes an under active thyroid which would be evidenced by a low FT4, elevated TSH and positive TPO antibodies. No vitamins will help with the symptoms or disease progression. However, over 90% of such patient have vitamin D deficiency which should be treated by D3 supplemen ...Read more

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My vitamin B12 was >2000. Range was 211-946. Should I be concerned? I started B12 supplements hoping it's help my dizzy spells.

My vitamin B12 was >2000. Range was 211-946. Should I be concerned? I started B12 supplements hoping it's help my dizzy spells.

Not likely: It sounds like you don't need that much B12 given the level. Unlikely that B12 is causing your dizziness. We carry quite a bit of B12 in our body so deficiency is not very common unless one is a big alcohol drinker. ...Read more

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Hi! Why every time I take the prenatal vitamins I have to vomit can't eat feel dizzy? Does it supposed to do that to me or? I'm eleven weeks pregno?

Hi! Why every time I take the prenatal vitamins I have to vomit can't eat feel dizzy? Does it supposed to do that to me or? I'm eleven weeks pregno?

Switch vitamins: Different formulations of vitamins can cause nausea in some patients. Most patients can find a vitamin that doesn't cause those symptoms. Try a few different ones. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. Just finished menstruating sept 17th. Have been intimate with my husband since then. Experienced moderate dizziness this morning. Just started prenatal vitamin this morning. Could the prenatal vitamin be making me dizzy?

Trying to conceive. Just finished menstruating sept 17th. Have been intimate with my husband since then. Experienced moderate dizziness this morning. Just started prenatal vitamin this morning. Could the prenatal vitamin be making me dizzy?

Probable not: But try taking the vitamin in the evening.
If you have a 28 day cycle, your most fertile days are around the the 14th day of your cycle, try to have intercourse on days 10, 12, 14 to give best chance of a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've been feeling very dizzy on my period now for 3 days can I take one of my baby cousins Flintstone vitamins with iron?

No iron for dizzy: When you are dizzy, it is very easy to have upset stomach and iron can be very irritating to the delicate tummy.
Are you always dizzy during period? Might be salt retention, ask your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Ate too many vitamins and now my eyes feel swollen, I keep feeling hot, I get migraines every time I hear noise, when I stand I feel dizzy what's wrong?

Ate too many vitamins and now my eyes feel swollen, I keep feeling hot, I get migraines every time I hear noise, when I stand I feel dizzy what's wrong?

? viral infection: Not sure what you mean by "ate too many vitamins" but you need to take a really huge amount of vitamins to have them cause any symptoms other than stomach upset or perhaps temporary flushing from niacin. Your symptoms are probably unrelated to the vitamins. Feeling hot suggests you may have a fever; this may be a flu-like viral illness. This should get better soon. If symptoms persist see a doctor. ...Read more

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I've been taking OTC vitamin D3 supplement for vit. D deficiency & I've been feeling really dizzy. Could if be bc of bad vitamins?

I've been taking OTC vitamin D3 supplement for vit. D deficiency & I've been feeling really dizzy. Could if be bc of bad vitamins?

No: Otc vitamin d3 is fine and won't cause you any symptoms or side effects. A dose of 2000 units/day is generally best for most people. It will take up to 3 mos for your levels to normalize. ...Read more