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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


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I am naused, dizzy and having hot flashes. Before all this i've been feeling weak. Help what is wrong with me?

I am naused, dizzy and having hot flashes. Before all this i've been feeling weak. Help what is wrong with me?

See your doctor: This is a cluster of very nonspecific symptoms, and impossible to assist you with online. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I often get a light head/dizzy feeling when ever taking first few bites of a meal.I'm not dizzy before & it passes within a min.What could cause this?

I often get a light head/dizzy feeling when ever taking first few bites of a meal.I'm not dizzy before & it passes within a min.What could cause this?

I have no idea.: Perhaps the act of chewing causes a blood flow problem through some "steal" phenomena. Perhaps you hyperventilate when you get the opportunity to eat. Maybe you are waiting until you are hypoglycemic before you decide to eat. Maybe you have lightning fast reactive hypoglycemia that resolves within a few To be on the safe side I'd skip the first few bites. You seem to do fine later on into the meal ...Read more

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I keep getting dizzy during and after eating. I've changed my diets and still get the same feeling ?

Get it checked: Based on your symptom pattern, please have it checked out with your doc asap... ...Read more

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Couldn't sleep yesterday cause of a feeling in my head. a bit dizzy. Today while eating I stared at the tv 2 sec & i got dizzy and felt like fainting?

Couldn't sleep yesterday cause of a feeling in my head. a bit dizzy.
Today while eating I stared at the tv  2 sec & i got dizzy and felt like fainting?

Sorry, kiddo: The minimum age requirement for posting on HealthTap is 16. Sorry, but rules are rules. There's no reason an adult can't post questions on your behalf, however. ...Read more

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I ate before I go to sleep I woke up at 12 am feeling dizzy,and having a bad stomachache and I threw up half what I ate for the day,what should I do?

I ate before I go to sleep I woke up at 12 am feeling dizzy,and having a bad stomachache and I threw up half what I ate for the day,what should I do?

Clear fluids: and a medical exam.NO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day: Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume. AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc. Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve ( NSAIDS ). If not improving go to private physician or ER. ...Read more

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I was eating with headphones in listening to loud music and started feeling dizzy when i started walking it got worse, felt like i was going to faint?

I was eating with headphones in listening to loud music and started feeling dizzy when i started walking it got worse, felt like i was going to faint?

Sit & drink: If getting dizzy & feeling faint, first sit down so you don't fall down. Then, if you think it may be contributing, turn it down (or off)--but it is not highly likely the music's fault. More common answer if younger (<40) and healthy is volume depletion / dehydration. Tank up on fluids. Then, if recurs, time to see a dr. ...Read more

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