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Giddiness (Overview)

Giddiness is a symptom in which a person feels lightheaded or dizzy. Giddiness can be a symptom of many illnesses, medicine effects, substance abuse, etc


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What causes giddiness ?

What causes giddiness ?

Giddiness: is another term for lightheadedness when used as a medical term. Check your blood pressure ( make sure it's not too low ) and see a doctor the symptom persists. Make sure you are well hydrated. ...Read more

Giddiness (Overview)

Giddiness is a symptom in which a person feels lightheaded or dizzy. Giddiness can be a symptom of many illnesses, medicine effects, substance abuse, etc


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Why giddiness some times.

Why giddiness some times.

See your physician: Giddiness= dizziness may be from middle ear problem, menieres syndrome, sinus problems, tmj, as well as other medical conditions. Various medications may cause this. Changes in blood pressure, changes in blood sugar level. You need to first see your internist physician who may refer you to a specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause light headiness and giddiness?

What can cause light headiness and giddiness?

Many things: Many things can cause these symptoms. Dehydration; medication side effects such as being on antihypertensive agents or others that affect your blood pressure; hyperventilation; anxiety attacks; intoxication with alcohol or other recreational drugs; heart problems; neurological issues; etc. If you want help in your own case, please see your family physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi I started getting giddyness since yesterday?

Hi I started getting giddyness since yesterday?

Giddy?: Not sure what you mean by giddy but its good you pay attention to changes in your body. Consider changes in how much sleep, caffeine, sugar you are getting or changes in medications. Do you know how to check your pulse to make sure it is between 60 and 100, possibly lower if you are an athlete. If you know your normal pulse rate, it should be within 5 beats of that. If uncomfortable, see a dr. ...Read more

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Feeling giddiness for two weeks now. What could be going on?

Feeling giddiness for two weeks now. What could be going on?

Get examined: You could have anemia, thyroid problems, or even diabetes. Other medical problems may be present. If it has been two full weeks, time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes during work i suddenly start feeling giddiness. What is the instant solution to remove giddiness so that i can work properly?

Cause?: The best way to control the "giddiness" is to find out the cause. There are so much variables which you haven't provided that it's hard to know what to say. It could be a drug side effects, reaction to food intake/caffeine/additives, adrenal/thyroid issues, psychological causes.... ...Read more

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What causes giddyness when getting up or laying down, bending over etc sometimes i feel that i will fall if i don't hang on to something ?

What causes giddyness when getting up or laying down, bending over etc sometimes i feel that i will fall if i don't hang on to something ?

Dizzy: Usually dizziness on standing equals not enough blood flow getting to the brain...Not unusual when mild. Gravity pulling it down to the legs and not enough pressure to go upward from heart to brain against gravity. Bending over...?Related to cardiac output obstruction, aortic valve disease. Common dizziness on standing causes: dehydration, BP meds, neuropathy, parkinson's. ...Read more

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Tell me how to combat giddiness at work?

Tell me how to combat giddiness at work?

Work activities?: I'm not sure of your specific definition of "giddiness" -- do you mean dizziness, or possibly frivolous and lighthearted? Also i don't know what work you do. If you're dizzy at work, look at the positions you get in for work activities, and make sure you're drinking enough water to not get dehydrated (could lead to dizziness). If you mean lightheartedness, it might make your workday more happy. ...Read more

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100/70 is normal BP or low .i feel giddyness ?

Depends: If your baseline blood pressure is higher than 100/70 then it could be an issue. Dizziness and giddiness can be signs of low blood pressure. Checking your pulse and standing, sitting and lying down blood pressures could be very helpful. I would encourage you to see your doctor. Good luck ...Read more