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After I eat I can feel really dizzy, I get a headache. What is my problem?

After I eat I can feel really dizzy, I get a headache. What is my problem?

Low blood volumer?: If you have a metabolic problem called the dumping syndrome, your blood sugar can fall dramatically after eating or your circulating blood volume may be temporarily depleted. Altho uncommon severe blood pressure changes following a meal can occur. All of these (and more) can cause your symptoms. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Why is it EVERYTIME after I eat I get EXTREMELY fatigued an get headaches? I can eat just fruit & get like this..or a plain non-seasoned steak?

Why is it EVERYTIME after I eat I get EXTREMELY fatigued an get headaches? I can eat just fruit & get like this..or a plain non-seasoned steak?

Fatigue : This sounds like a metabolic condition affecting the energy cycles in the body. You should be evaluated and have labs drawn to make sure your metabolism isn't the cause of your fatigue. Eating regular meals should give you energy, not fatigue you. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What would cause a person to get hot with haedache and nausau after eating? After i eat i start getting hot , my head starts hurting and makes me nausaus.

What would cause a person to get hot with haedache and nausau after eating? After i eat i start getting hot , my head starts hurting and makes me nausaus.

You : You should get a complete medical evaluation wtih blood work. Sometimes if you absorb food too rapidly it can cause those symptoms. Keep a food diary of what you eat and what your symptoms are to see if there is a pattern. If you develop abdominal pain, light-headedness, vomiting or fever then you would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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I'm having dizziness and headache after I eat lunch, any idea?

I'm having dizziness and headache after I eat lunch, any idea?

Allergy: Allergy? Keeping a food diary could possibly be of benefit. Alternatively, it could be blood shunting to your stomach to help digest the food. I would consider seeing a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have terrible headaches and feel really sick and dizzy. However, after i eat the symptoms ease. Why is this happening everyday?

I have terrible headaches and feel really sick and dizzy. However, after i eat the symptoms ease. Why is this happening everyday?

Unusual: Usually, the opposite is true: The fed state causes headaches rather than relieving them. My guess is that the headaches are a secondary effect of some kind of endocrine or metabolic anomaly. Your question is only the beginning, not the end, of the diagnostic process. You'll have to see a live doctor in a brick-and-mortar office. HealthTap is not a substitute for that. ...Read more

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Headaches after i eat sometimes a few hours after. I also have ibs. Why does this happen? It feels like my IBS is worse ha after fatty foods

Headaches after i eat sometimes a few hours after. I also have ibs. Why does this happen? It feels like my IBS is worse ha after fatty foods

Fatty foods, coffee: Alcohol are common triggers for ibs. The exact mechanism of the cause and effect of food and pain is not completely understood. Increasing fiber intake may lessen the pain. Take care! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/411829-ibs-and-fatty-foods/. ...Read more

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I have headaches after I eat and dizziness can this be tied to my anemia as I have real bad anemia?

I have headaches after I eat and dizziness can this be tied to my anemia as I have real bad anemia?

Well: You have also had multiple surgeries Your question is a complicated one and requires a very thorough evaluation. You should see your doctor and be thoroughly examined including any necessary testing ...Read more