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Elevate Your Head In Bed
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?
After taking my meds & fall asleep, i feel 2 heavy 2 turn my body & lift my head. Same feelin when i awake and try 2 get out of bed. What causes this?
Beat!!: You should talk to your doctor the dosage of your meds need to be adjusted. ...Read more
If I have lower back problems, is it good to elevate my feet and head slightly at night in bed. My bed can do this.
Not necessarily: You need an accurate diagnosis as to the reason for your back pain. Back pain can be inflammatory or non inflammatory issues. Back pain can be related to joint, muscles, tendons, Bruce's, neurologic lesions etc. you need clarification of your diagnosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had neck fusion in 2009. I now have numbness in shoulder and neck pain. Can't lift my head in bed either. What's wrong?
I am getting dizzy while in bed or when I lift my head. The only thing i've changed is that I am not eating meat . Heart press. Is 133/80 pulse 77?
Did you lose: Consciousness? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Headache/ pressure of head? Are you unable to recall what happened? Do you feel dizzy or have ringing in the ears? Confusion or slurred speech? Nausea or vomiting? Extreme fatigue? If you believe you have a concussion please seek prompt medical care. If you don't have these types of symptoms - you can go to bed. ...Read more
Subluxation: Young females who experiences joint popping with range of motion might have Hypermobility Syndrome; inherited loose joints due to ligament laxity. Associated symptoms might include: premenstrual disorder, IBS, panic attacks, dizziness upon standing, fainting, chronic neck &/or low back pain, TOS, TMJ & migraine headaches. Gravity, injuries & dysautonomia participate in evolution of these symptoms. ...Read more
2 possibilities: You may have BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo). This is a self-limited inner ear problem caused by loose otoconia (calcium carbonate stones) in the inner ear which move with position. A second possibility is cervical disc disease which may also cause positional vertigo. See and ENT doctor for a complete balance workup. ...Read more
When it's time for bed, many thoughts roam through my head causing me to lose sleep. How can I fix this?
Every so often when I roll to my side in bed, my head spins for several seconds. Is this anything serious?
Unlikely: If the symptoms resolve quickly, then no. You can learn exercises to minimize the discomfort. Here is an example of such exercises: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/canalith-repositioning-procedure/basics/definition/prc-20009592?DSECTION=all&p=1 If they persist, you should have an in-person evaluation. ...Read more
When I lay down on my bed with my head on certain position my head spin also when I stand suddenly l lose balance?
BPPV: This is likely benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Annoying as heck, but not to worry about. It is due to crystals that have gotten out of position in the inner ear and they usually work their way back into place. You will notice specific sides/directions when turning or getting out of bed a certain side will set it off. Give it a bit of time, and if not better, see MD! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
While going to bed my head seems revolving around why is this happenning &what is cure for this please let me know.
My 18 mos old fell backwards onto a wooden bed rail and got a bump on the lower backpart of his head,should it be xrayed
Probably not.: Head injuries are worrying if there is loss of consciousness, vomiting, fluid coming from the ears or nose, change in behavior, unequal pupil size, weakness in any muscle of face or body. If none of these are present, and your kid is acting fine, keep a careful watch. For 24 hours, check every 2 hrs for alertness, pupil size and normal movement in face, limbs. (wake him up through night to check.) ...Read more
I'm 51 and very healthy (eat right and exercise) but I'm continually horny. I see my husband and want to head to bed. Is this normal?
Must B normal-: -4U. Don't let it get out of hand! No pathological cause, but if really worried, seek psychiatric help. ...Read more
My neck has been hurting for 2 days. I can't turn it to the right or bend it back. Its hard to even lift my head. I am not sure what to do.
When i was a baby, i fell out of bed and hit my head onto the floor a couple of times. Now that im older, i feel like i can't use my common sense.
Not likely: Speak to a professional psychologist-???exactly what common sense are you referring to? ...Read more
I've had a mild headache at the back left of my head for about 2-3 days only really feel it every time i stand up from sitting or bed? What to do?
I noticed before i go to bed and also when i wake up if i go side to side my whole head start spinning i feel like or bending what is causing that?
Help! i'm extremely worried about my 6 mth baby who hit the back of her head on my wooden dresser! she fell off my bed which is about 2or 3 ft high?
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