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I am feeling dizzy and fatigued. Can someone suggest something to get rid of it. Thanks?

I am feeling dizzy and fatigued. Can someone suggest something to get rid of it. Thanks?

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

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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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?

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?

Side effects linger!: Rest, plenty of fluids, and a light diet may help but plan a doctor visit if not improving, I am available on health tap when needing second opinion ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See a cardiologist: You cannot stay scared the rest of your life. More importantly it is important to know what that rhythm was and perhaps capture it on a Holter monitor or Event monitor. Then either reassure you or treat/manage it. ...Read more

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Will amoxcillin get rid of mucus in sinus cavities? On day 3 of med, still feeling dizzy and bouncy when I tilt head down.

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 more

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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?

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

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How do I get rid of dizziness?

Dizziness: Consult your doctor, have a thorough physical and neurological examination and review of any medications you might be taking. You may be referred to either an ENT doctor or neurologist. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of dizziness after concussion?

What do I do to get rid of dizziness after concussion?

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 more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) get rid of dizziness?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) get rid of dizziness?

Advil (ibuprofen) for dizziness: Hello, advil (ibuprofen) is an antiinfammatory medication that probably has little affect on dizziness. Try antivert/meclizine as directed or see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dizziness on standing? Taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)

How to get rid of dizziness on standing? Taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)

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

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Any way to get rid of dizziness, sleepiness caused by invega (paliperidone)? 3mg

Any way to get rid of dizziness, sleepiness caused by invega (paliperidone)? 3mg

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

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How do I get rid of dizziness, light headed, pressure in face and upper neck pain?

How do I get rid of dizziness, light headed, pressure in face and upper neck pain?

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

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Please help me! How can I get rid of this dizziness?

Dizziness: Many causes of dizziness, main one is dehydration. Drink tons of water, salt in the diet, avoid caffeine at all cost. If it persists see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I feel so dizzy all the time. How can I get rid of it?

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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How to get rid of a pounding headache and dizziness?

How to get rid of a pounding headache and dizziness?

Pounding headache: I would start with excedrin migraine, or naprosyn (naproxen) (aleve), or Ibuprofen (advil, motrin). Try a cold compress over the area that is throbbing. If you can, I would try to nap. If the headache continues, I would go to the local emergency room. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vertigo or dizziness?

Vertigo: Vertigo means spinning. Start by hydrating, avoid alcohol and see your doctor for a good check up. If that's normal see an ENT to check the ears as a cause. If that's okay then see a neurologist ...Read more

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How to get rid of bad nausea caused by dizziness?

Difficult: You need to treat the nausea by diagnosing the cause of the dizziness. See your doctor and feel better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this heavy arm and dizziness sensation?

How can I get rid of this heavy arm and dizziness sensation?

Complex issues: You are briefly relating symptoms that truly require a detailed history and physical exam probably by your primary care provider first. This could be a neurologic, cardiovascular, psychologic, inner ear related issue, among many other possibilties. ...Read more

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I've been dizzy all day since I woke up is there an overthecounter med the I can buy to help get rid of the dizziness?

I've been dizzy all day since I woke up is there an overthecounter med the I can buy to help get rid of the dizziness?

There may be: Depends on what you mean by dizziness. If you are lightheaded ; feel like you might pass out, especially when you stand up suddenly, that may be a sign of dehydration or bleeding, both which can be serious. If the room is spinning ; you're nauseated it could be from an ear infection (which should be treated) or just a cold. Meclizine or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help with this type. See your doc if it persists. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when I eat the first 2-5 bites every time I eat makes me feel dizzy. I am not on any medications nor have had any health problems in the past. I am completely lost and don't know how to get rid of this or even what it is

Why do I get dizzy when I eat the first 2-5 bites every time I eat makes me feel dizzy. I am not on any medications nor have had any health problems in the past. I am completely lost and don't know how to get rid of this or even what it is

That: That is a very unusual symptom. My first suggestion would be to see your doctor and have blood tests, especially to be certain that your blood glucose is normal. If it persists though you may need to see a neurologist for their thoughts. If you develop weakness, headache, or vomiting, then you would have to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness?

Salt and fluids: Eat plenty of salt and drink plenty of fluids. If that doesn't correct it, there are drugs that can be used. But first, you need to be evaluated for causes of low blood pressure. When you squat or arise from lying down, do it slowly - it's normal for BP to drop briefly at those times and most folks will have a few seconds of dizziness if they get up too fast. ...Read more

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I took 20 mg of celexa (citalopram) two hours ago and now I'm anxious and dizzy. How can I get rid of this?

I took 20 mg of celexa (citalopram) two hours ago and now I'm anxious and dizzy. How can I get rid of this?

If this is the only: Possible cause, then you should visit your prescribing MD very soon, preferably before taking the next dose. There is a long list of side effects that this class of meds potentially produce, which you can research by just typing in "celexa side effects" into any search engine. But, beware of "Dr. Internet." Follow up with a professional. Meanwhile, take a long walk, to start. ...Read more

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For some reason when I bend down and stand back up I feel really dizzy then my head starts to hurt? Do you know why and how I can get rid of this?

For some reason when I bend down and stand back up I feel really dizzy then my head starts to hurt? Do you know why and how I can get rid of this?

Several Reasons: You should get seen by a doctor to get checked. These are several things that could cause this- dehydration, anemia, pregnancy, inherited conditions... You probably need to have a few tests run. ...Read more

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Every time I use the computer, stand while looking down for a period or time, even cooking make me dizzy sometimes vertigo how to get rid of it?

Every time I use the computer, stand while looking down for a period or time, even cooking make me dizzy sometimes vertigo how to get rid of it?

We need more info: You are being treated for diabetes, hypertension, lipidemia. Your "dizziness" could be vertigo, or a side or even direct medication effect if you are being overtreated for a diagnosis or from the disease itself if not adequately treated or even an unrelated cause like dehydration. At 31 you can still muster the will to tap your body's desire for health thru diet and exercise which can CURE all 3 ...Read more

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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness spells and near-fainting?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness spells and near-fainting?

Check BP and meds: Check your blood pressure first to confirm it's low. If it is, check medications and if you are on blood pressure meds, ask your md to adjust the dosage, to improve blood supply to the brain. If not on blood pressure meds, consider caffeine to help yourself over these spells (5 hour energy drink may help). If still symptomatic, get checkup for cardiac arrhythmia and/or neck vessel blockages. ...Read more

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Hi sir/madam iam 26 year old male. I'm having lower back pain and dizziness in the morning when I masterbate in night. Plz tell what to do to get rid it?

Not related: T I'm doubting these three symptoms are related. You could be dizzy in the morning from dehydration, or low blood sugar. Are you lightheaded or spinning in the morning? The low back pain can be from sleeping on a poor mattress, physical injury during the day, or kidney problems. A sore back could throw you off balance. Masturbating won't give you a bad back or make you dizzy... I'm told. ...Read more

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I am dizzy 24/7 & my doctor says its just anxiety. What is a full proof method to get rid of it? I feel like crying its so frustrating

I am dizzy 24/7 & my doctor says its just anxiety. What is a full proof method to get rid of it? I feel like crying its so frustrating

Since you Dr ruled: Out physical issues, like inner ear problems. Speak with a psychologist and learn techniques to reduce your anxiety. CBT, Relaxation techniques, and "talk" therapy to deal with social stressors. ...Read more

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Tight muscles all over body from prolonged anxiety and stress can't get rid of it! All muscles feel ropy n hard an makes me feel dizzy n sick?

Tight muscles all over body from prolonged anxiety and stress can't get rid of it! All muscles feel ropy n hard an makes me feel dizzy n sick?

Agree w Dr. Pappas: Start with a medical eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Seeing a therapist cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation & deep breathing exercises. ...Read more

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For 4 days now I've had a headache, blurred vision & when I turn my head sometimes I get dizzy & nauseous no meds get rid of the pain what can this be?

For 4 days now I've had a headache, blurred vision & when I turn my head sometimes I get dizzy & nauseous no meds get rid of the pain what can this be?

Many causes: The many causes include migraines, hypotension, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere's disease, vestibular neuronitis, labyrinthitis, medications, etc. In your case, iron deficiency anemia is another possible cause. You should go to the ER if the symptoms persist or worsen. Also, seeing a neurologist would be of benefit to you. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/dizzinessandvertigo. Html ...Read more

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How can I get rid if this fluid behind my ears?? It hurts when I'm laying down. I get dizzy and I can't hear. I fly next week so I need this gone asap

How can I get rid if this fluid behind my ears?? It hurts when I'm laying down. I get dizzy and I can't hear. I fly next week so I need this gone asap

??? in ear: Do you mean in or behind ear? Your going to have to see a live doc for this one. Need to see in your ear with otoscope to help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizzy spells?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizzy spells?

Salt and fluids: Eat plenty of salt and drink plenty of fluids. If that doesn't correct it, there are drugs that can be used. But first, you need to be evaluated for causes of low blood pressure. When you squat or arise from lying down, do it slowly - it's normal for BP to drop briefly at those times and most folks will have a few seconds of dizziness if they get up too fast. ...Read more

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How to get rid of occasional low blood pressure dizzy spells?

How to get rid of occasional low blood pressure dizzy spells?

See below: Side effects of medications to treat high blood pressure can cause it. Other conditions called orthostatic hypotension, and heart beat abnormalities [arrythmia]
the cause of this phenomenon needs to be sought out. Take precautions like gettting up slowly from a lying or sitting position and moving only if the spells pass. Support stockings may help, but specific treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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Dizziness, tension headache and pressure in my ears. Been going on for about a week, what could this be and how to get rid of it?

Dizziness, tension headache and pressure in my ears. Been going on for about a week, what could this be and how to get rid of it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Alternatively, you may take over the counter pain relief like acetaminophen and if the symptoms do not disappear in a week, see a doctor. Do not drink alcohol.
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