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How To Get Rid Of Dizziness And Feeling Off Balance
See your doctor to: Rule out medical conditions first before taking anything is the rule of thumb. Hope you find out what's going on with you and feel better soon! ...Read more
Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy it could be your gallbladder as well your doctor could determined that. ...Read more
1st find out cause: Before considering treatment options, it's imperative to 1st find out cause because different treatment options work for different causes. Pressure in head & eyes could be due to tension headache, migraine headache, sinus infection, glaucoma, etc. Each requires a different approach. So go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment/referral. ...Read more
Therapy, actually: Psychotherapy may be very helpful to you, since it will help address the cause of these feelings as well as help you heal them. Such feelings can come from past trauma or abuse, depression, or simply not being supported while growing up. On your own you can set small goals and create steps to meet them. Following through with your own plans like this can increase your confidence ; self-respect. ...Read more
Unrelieved nausea: Your nausea may have little to do with the GI tract & therefore may not respond to vomiting. Biliary & pancreatic disease may be present. Gas/bloat syndrome? Consider "central" causes like: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), food poisoning, medication side effects, pregnancy, & even stress. See your doctor. ...Read more
OTC meds: If you have a typical headache (not the worst headache of your life) then I would try Excederin or Motrin Migraine. Cool compresses, sleep, neck and temple massage. If this is a severe headache associated with numbness / tingling, visual changes or problems speaking or thinking, you need to go to the ER. ...Read more
Constant headaches: It helps to know what kind of headaches you have first. Tension headache? Migraine? Paroxysmal hemicrania? Something else. We cannot expect you to make the diagnosis. It would help for you to work with a medical provider who knows about headaches, so they can guide you through this. ...Read more
UTI: Eradicating a UTI may occur spontaneously, with lots of fluids, but, more often, requires a short course of an antibiotic. If you have frequent infections, it would be important to be sure there are no underlyling abnormalities in the urinary tract that would predispose to infection. Otherwise, keeping well hydrated and avoiding long delays before bladder emptying can both be helpful. ...Read more
Tips: You reduce nausea with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) can decrease nausea. Hydrate well & Acetaminophen for headache. ...Read more
Control adrenaline: Yes, the feeling of unreality is typically just a side effect of all the stress hormones/adrenaline from the fight or flight response of extreme anxiety. Psychologists can teach you to control your anxiety with a structured cognitive behavioral therapy program. As you learn to control your anxiety, you will learn keep your body from going into that fight or flght mode and not release adrenaline. ...Read more
Mental fatigue: Emotional fatigue can be a symptom of many things, both physical and psychological. Sleep deprivation, lack of exercise, stress, infections, hormone disorders and certain medications are some examples. Your physician should be able to easily perform some screening tests to evaluate the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
General/non-specific: Two non-specific symptoms of great frequency. Lack of energy has many causes. Dizziness has many meanings, none of which are uniquely applicable. At least 50 different meanings for dizziness exist. So only speculation will answer your question. Much greater specificity in definition of your problem is essential before you can get a reasonable answer. ...Read more
No quick and easy: Keep a diary of when you get your headaches, how much sleep you get, how much stress you are under, when your periods are (if you are a woman), and even what you eat and drink. This can help you find clues to the causes of migraines. Generally having a healthy lifestyle helps prevent headaches - eating healthy food, getting enough sleep, managing stress well. See your doctor for more help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can you do when you have run out of anti depressants and can't get some how Can you stop the yuck feeling of shaky and nauseous
I've got aching glands on the side of my face under ear and i feel lousy. Any ideas what can cause this and how to get rid of them?
Glandular problem(s): either parotid gland problem or unknown lymphadenopathy. See Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon or ENT specialist ...Read more
Change to liquid: I had one patient who responded to a switch from Lithium Carbonate to lithium citrate, the liquid form. Using liquid allows you to precisely titrate the dose so that you can increase the dose in smaller increments. She was able to go back to the pills or capsules once she had become accustomed to her lithium dose in the citrate form. ...Read more
See a doctor: The first thing you need to do is to have the issue evaluated by a doctor in your area. There are numerous causes for these symptoms. ...Read more
My girlfriend has been feeling dizzy for the past 2 days and she had ate a brownie with thc in it . Is there any way she can get rid of this ?
Can anxiety make you really dizzy and feeling like your going to faint I have really bad anxiety how do I get rid of anxiety and why does it happen?
Anxiety: Makes us feel all sorts of things. We all experience it & it normally is a warning that something is not right (stress). When we have anxiety in the absence of a real problem, it can be difficult to handle. You may need the help of a counselor & some even need occasional or long-term medications to help control extreme anxiety. ...Read more
1 month ago I had a run of pvcs that really scared me. Dizzy thought I was gonna die. Now I'm scared to do anything. How do I get rid of this feeling?
I took one benadryl (diphenhydramine) pill. Its been 8 hrs and Im just now feeling very dizzy and drowsy. I dont normally get any side affects. How can I get rid of it?
Wait : You have to wait till effect of medicine wears out. There is nothing additional you need to do ...Read more
Will amoxcillin get rid of mucus in sinus cavities? On day 3 of med, still feeling dizzy and bouncy when i tilt head down.
Steroid inhaler: An antibiotic might be appropriate if one has a yellow or green nasal discharge, especially if associated with painful sinuses and/or fever. If the discharge is clear, sinuses are pain-free, and there is no fever, a more appropriate medication might be an inhaled steroid such as Flonase (1-2 inhalations every 12 hours for7-10 days). If symptoms persist, see your md or an ear, nose and throat doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am slightly dizzy I can function normally but its very annoying. I also feel like I have fluid in my left ear how do I get rid of this feeling?
Need diagnosis: You need to see an ENT doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Unless you have a diagnosis for your symptoms, you can not, by yourself, get rid of it. ...Read more
Had a mirgrane 3 weeks ago. Went to the ER & they couldn’t get rid of it went home and started feeling dizzy and a sandpaper like feeling in my brain?
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to consult a neurologist for an evaluation.
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My husband is feeling tooth pain, pressure, weakness, throbbing, dizzy. What can he do to get rid of this?
Been feeling really light headed to point can't stand.Went doctor ssid inner ear swollen and fluid what could be?& will amoxicillon get rid dizziness?
Several: Several things could be culprits, many of which are potentially dangerous. You need to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The best thing is to give your brain complete rest. The more strain you place on your brain while it is attempting to heal, the more likely it is to slow down the healing process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure: Dizziness on standing is most often a sign that the blood pressure is too low when standing. Have your physician check the blood pressure lying down, then immediately after standing (without sitting in between) and one minute after standing. A drop of 20 mmhg in pressure from lying to standing is significant. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) causes you to lose salt and water - drink lots of fluids. ...Read more
Possibly: First insure that the sleepiness doesn't have another contribution, from something other than Invega (paliperidone). Insure that your day-night cycle is optimized with respect to a full night's sleep, timing food properly, and exercise. Then insure that you are taking it at night, and that you require that full dose, as opposed to a lower dose. Then you can consider an alertness aid, like NuVigil. ...Read more
Lightheaded: Lightheaded and dizzy could be symptoms of dehydration, but you usually don't see that associated with pressure in the face and upper neck pain. You could have allergies, which would give symptoms of nasal congestion, clear nasal drainage and watery itchy eyes. Upper neck pain can cause "cervical vertigo, " which can be treated with stretching and anti-inflammatories. You could try anti-histamin. ...Read more
No short answer: Inner ear problems can cause acute dizziness. Chronic inner ear weakness will cause dizziness mostly with movement and holding still is helpful. Neck problems, low blood pressure, medications, anxiety are all causes of chronic dizziness. Evaluation can be extensive to, determine the cause. I suggest seeing an ENT especially in neurootology. Getting rid of it requires accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
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