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Doctor insights on: Headaches That Cause Dizziness

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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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What can cause severe dizziness almost vertigo, headaches, and fatigue?

What can cause severe dizziness almost vertigo, headaches, and fatigue?

A long list: Many different things can potentially cause this constellation of symptoms that you describe, including: high blood pressure, anemia, very high blood sugar, abnormal thyroid function, abnormal electrolytes, and less often neurological illness. Given how nonspecific these symptoms are, it's important you have a thorough exam and evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

It can: Uncorrected (that is, without proper glasses or contact lenses) vision can cause fatigue, headaches and rarely, dizziness. If these problems occur with proper glasses, then they are not caused by the need for glasses. In this cases, a visit to the primary care doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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What can cause headaches and dizziness?

What can cause headaches and dizziness?

Many things: Most common would be migraine. Next would be ear and sinus infection. Bad would include brain tumor and meningitis. Medication and drug toxicity and too much alcohol can cause this. Head trauma, stress, emotional stress, lack of sleep can all result in these symptoms. Get a thorough evaluation! ...Read more

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Can weather changes cause dizziness, fatigue and headache?

Can weather changes cause dizziness, fatigue and headache?

If you have migraine: Multiple triggers for migraine headaches, and migraine associated symptoms can be uncovered, and a front coming in, bright sunshine, changes in atmospheric pressure, and temperature variations, may all contribute to symptoms like you describe. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause migraines and dizziness and confusion?

It can, but ......: It can, but you need to see your pcp for further evaluation and to rule out more serious issues, like a brain tumor for example. ...Read more

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What could be causing abnormal exhaustion, dizziness, headaches, and nausea?

What could be causing abnormal exhaustion, dizziness, headaches, and nausea?

too many: Your symptoms are common and nonspecific. The list of possibilities is very long. Perhaps visit your regular medical doctor. ...Read more

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What serious illnesses can cause lightheadedness and headaches?

What serious illnesses can cause lightheadedness and headaches?

A brain tumor...: ...For one. But most of the time, such symptoms are due to something common, such as a cold or flu. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor and make sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

Poor circulation: Even though dizziness is a no-descrpt, non-medical term, no matter what your personal definition is, the combination of "dizziness" & visual blackout indicates inadequate blood flow to the occipital cortex in the back of the brain. Many causes for this exist, most common of which are cardiac problems, low blood pressure, and migraine. ...Read more

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Severe headache, jaw ache, dizziness and blurred vision. What are some probable causes?

Severe headache, jaw ache, dizziness and blurred vision. What are some probable causes?

Temporal Arteritis: You need to get evaluated as soon as possible to make sure that is not the condition causing your symptoms. It could also be diabetes as well as other causes. ...Read more

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Could UTI cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Could UTI cause tinnitus and dizziness?

No, but...: UTI alone would not cause the symptoms you reported, instead, which strongly suggest some disorders in inner ear resulting from local irritation or its related nerve fibers. So, seek evaluation and counseling by otolaryngologist - ear specialist. ...Read more

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What can cause strange headaches?

What can cause strange headaches?

Many: Headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of dizziness, headaches, ringing in ears, and blurred vision?

What could be the cause of dizziness, headaches, ringing in ears, and blurred vision?

Many possibilities: The constellation of symptoms you describe could be due to many things, some of concern, some not. I would strongly suggest you see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. It could be as simple as high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Could aspartame cause headaches?

Could aspartame cause headaches?

Yes: Aspartame is a well known trigger for headaches, particularly migraine. For more information on identifying and tracking headache triggers, go to http://tinyurl.Com/kzvhnxv and download the "trigger tracker worksheet". ...Read more

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What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

Migraine: Migraines would be the most common causes of headache associated with visual symptoms before the headache and/or blurry vision with the headache. See your doctor to confirm that this is what you have. ...Read more

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Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Possibly: Rhinitis is a non-specific term describing irritation of the nasal passages. It can originate from many different sources including allergic, irritant and infectious. Those agents can cause body responses like dizziness or nausea to a variable degree so depending on the agent any or all symptoms could occur together. ...Read more

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