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Feeling Lightheaded And Shaky
Waking up everyday feeling faint, giddy, lightheaded and shaky- is this hypoglycemia? I'm an otherwise healthy female! thanks.
Some thoughts..: What you're describing can be caused by dozens of things: blood pressure, blood sugar, thyroid, hormone changes with pregnancy. I've had patients really concerned about low blood sugar with symptoms of lightheadedness. I tell them if they have a glass of orange juice and the symptoms go away, it could be the sugar. Some people will even check their sugars with a glucometer. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more
What are some causes of severe nausea, shakiness, and light headed feeling all at the same time, multiple times a week?
Maybe: I would be much more worried about hypoglycemia in a diabetic with those symptoms. Seek medical attention and get the blood sugar tested. Remember that too low a blood sugar can be very dangerous. Insulin resistance describes physiologic changes that occur in type 2 (primarily) diabetics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible connection between pain below rib cage, indigestion, occasional achy pain in arms&legs, also slightly lightheaded & slight shakyness all over?
Viral Syndrome: It sounds to me like you have a viral syndrome, but if the symptoms worsen, i would see your doctor as you have a number of symptoms that do not necessarily present together regularly. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with GERD but have had shakiness, fainting, and lightheadedness for years, thought it was low blood sugar. Is there a connection?
Gerd: It sounds as if your current doctor(s) are not taking good enough care for you. If you are only seeing a primary doctor ask to see both an endocrinologist and a neurologist. If you have already seen these doctors ask your friends who might recommend new doctors for you. ...Read more
See a physician: Unfortunately, there are many conditions that can cause those symptoms, from very mild (like ear infections, sinus infections, etc.) to more serious. It also can depend what you are doing at the time that the symptoms come on (at rest, with activity, after eating, etc.). I would absolutely recommend seeing your physician. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
I have been having nausua, shakiness and dizziness for the past week and a half to the point that i cant eat and i barely sleep. Help!
Spoken to your doc?: If you suffer from epilepsy then, you do not want to be skipping meals or being sick with some infection that can be treated. That could make your seizure disorder respond in a negative way (i.e. trigger seizures). Are you certain of your pregnancy status with these symptoms? If you've just recently missed a period and are sexually active then, you may wish to perform a home test. ...Read more
My blood sugar fasting is usually around 70-100 but I experience symptoms like shakiness, sweating and dizziness. I'm waiting for a dr app.
Does eating help?: If those symptoms go away when you eat food or drink a sugar-containing fluid, then they might still be due to low blood sugar. While waiting for appt, try cutting down on refined carbohydrates and sugar: sweets, white bread, processed cereals. These cause a spike in blood sugar and then a spike in insulin, which makes your blood sugar drop. Could cause your symptoms. Eat high-protein food instead ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sugar level 78 doctor at ER told me it was low gave me a 5 hours glucose test. is 78 low? whent to the ER cause of shakiness dizziness BP was 166/82
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