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Doctor insights on: Feeling Dizzy And Light Headed

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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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I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer.Is this normal?

I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer.Is this normal?

Stay compliant!: Although fluoxetine sticks around in the system for several days, it is not uncommon to experience minor withdrawal symptoms with several missed doses. The key is to avoid missing doses. Please use medications as advised by your provider. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed?

Cause?: Cause of dizziness should be investigated. Neurologic, inner ear, visual, cardiac, blood pressure are among possibilities. Avoiding sudden change in position and keeping hydrated might help. See you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed from anxiety?

What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed from anxiety?

Slow & calm your: Breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through your nostrils. Hold in lungs for a five count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Focus on your breathing, not your anxiety. Continue until shallow/ rapid breathing corrects. Encourage you to see a psychologist to work on other techniques to reduce severity & frequency of panic attacks/ anxiety. ...Read more

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I have right arm pain and shoulder pain and feeling dizzy or light headed?

I have right arm pain and shoulder pain and feeling dizzy or light headed?

911: I'm very concerned these symptoms may not be simply musculoskeletal in origin. I strongly recommend you get evaluated right away, and yes that means the ER. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Why have I been feeling dizzy, weak, light-headed, and faint? It started after I felt a chill/tingling sensation across my chest after working out, I feel pressure in my head on the right side of my head; head and heart checked out fine.

Why have I been feeling dizzy, weak, light-headed, and faint?  It started after I felt a chill/tingling sensation across my chest after working out, I feel pressure in my head on the right side of my head; head and heart checked out fine.

Many caused: There are many possible causes of those symptoms, and it is very difficult to give further advice or guidance without a more thorough examination and evaluation. If you had an evaluation with normal results so far, then the more serious potential causes are much less likely. It is best to continue working with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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