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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

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...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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How do I get rid of dizziness?

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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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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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

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hctz (Definition)

HCTZ is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more