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What is good for drowsiness or dizziness?

What is good for drowsiness or dizziness?

Drowsiness dizziness: Drowsiness and dizziness are two different conditions.Drowsiness is when you are feeling sleepy and dizziness is when you head is feeling like spinning and giddy.If you are drowsy you need to know if it is lack of sleep of sleep apnea or effect from alcohol or any other medicines.It usually goes away with rest and sleep.We need to find out cause of dizziness and treat it that way, so if dizzy seemd. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


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What is a reasonable dose of nortriptyline for headaches. Dose that side affects don't happen? At 40mg and feel bit drowsy and dizzy

What is a reasonable dose of nortriptyline for headaches. Dose that side affects don't happen? At 40mg and feel bit drowsy and dizzy

Adverse events: Nortryptyline possesses intense anticholinergic side effects, and you will not likely be able to tolerate sufficient dosing to affect your migraines. But no problem, as topirimate, divalproex sodium, and beta blockers work far better, or even easier, try otc items such as riboflavin, coq-10, butterbur, or feverfew. ...Read more

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If i had a blow to the head and had drowsiness, and dizziness n headache but now all i have is the headache should i still go to er?

If i had a blow to the head and had drowsiness, and dizziness n headache but now all i have is the headache should i still go to er?

Yes, best 2B safe.: If you had all those symptoms following head trauma you may have suffered a concussion, and depending upon the location of the impact, risk for fracture and potential bleeding will need to be identified and communicated to you regarding what to look out for and when. If you've a concussion, you need to have restricted activity for a time period of at least one week. It's best to err on caution. ...Read more

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Can allergies make you dizzy? My nose has been stuffed up for 3 days and I've been extremely drowsy, now dizzy but I don't feel like I have a cold.

Can allergies make you dizzy? My nose has been stuffed up for 3 days and I've been extremely drowsy, now dizzy but I don't feel like I have a cold.

Yes, can happen: As noted, allergies cause nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, and sneezing, so, would not be unique to cause inflammation within eustachian tube, enroute to inner ear. However, meds to treat allergies can also cause dizziness, so, may need to sort all of this out. ...Read more

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Should I see the doctor I've had an ulcer on my tonsil its hurting so much I haven't eaten in a few days also drowsy and dizzy feel I might collapse.

Should I see the doctor I've had an ulcer on my tonsil its hurting so much I haven't eaten in a few days also drowsy and dizzy feel I might collapse.

Yes.: Yes, it sounds like it is time to see a doctor again. If your doctor's office is closed, try and urgent care walk in center. Make yourself drink some broth or other fluids first and best if someone else can drive you there. ...Read more

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Is drowsiness/dizziness after (PCECV) rabipur vaccine normal?

Is drowsiness/dizziness after (PCECV) rabipur vaccine normal?

Not common: Not common but possible with any vaccine. After any vaccine the person/ child can feel drowsy and dizzy and if it happens soon after injection the person shd lie down right away or take the injection lying down. This prevents the blood to drain into the lower extremities by gravity and prevents the brain from being denied oxygen. A common enough cause of 'syncope' after any injection. ...Read more

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Titrating/switching hbp meds to decrease drowsiness/dizziness has not worked well. What else can my md prescribe? Anything new on the market?

Titrating/switching hbp meds to decrease drowsiness/dizziness has not worked well. What else can my md prescribe? Anything new on the market?

Bp: The market has lots of blood pressure medications of lots of types available. Ask your doctor what the plan is for you. We generally can find an effective regimen that works for the patient and is tolerated. ...Read more

Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Sleepiness (Definition)

Somnolence is a condition of drowsiness and is a symptom associated with many conditions including sleep apnea, ...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