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I think anxiety causing me extreme dizziness and feeling faint?

I think anxiety causing me extreme dizziness and  feeling faint?

Possible: Hi, you should be thoroughly checked out by a physician first, but it is quite possible that anxiety causes you to feel dizzy and to feel faint. This is a common symptom of a panic attack, for example. Get a physician's 'all clear' and then if there is no 'bodily' diagnosis, see a mental health professional who specializes in anxiety disorders for counseling (and medications, if needed). ...Read more

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Feeling Faint (Definition)

Faintness is a description of the initial manifestations of a syncopal spell where one loses consciousness for a few seconds usually. This is often due to drop in blood pressure, provoked by a noxious stimulus, but can be seen in dehydration. Initial general malaise, light-headedness, dizziness, contraction and darkening of vision, responding to recumbent posture. ...Read more


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If you BP is lower than average normally, what night cause a sudden drop resulting in feeling faint, weak or dizzy. Or could anxiety be the cause?

If you BP is lower than average normally,  what night cause a sudden drop resulting in feeling faint, weak or dizzy. Or could anxiety be the cause?

Low BP: There are various reasons for your BP to drop below a normal range (dehydration, anemia, infection, orthostatic). I am not sure how low your BP was or if you actually checked it during this episode that you described. Anxiety would not lower your blood pressure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Im 34 weeks pregnant, how will i know that im suffering from anxiety disorder due to gerd, indigestion, feeling faint, dizzy, breathless..

Im 34 weeks pregnant, how will i know that im suffering from anxiety disorder due to gerd, indigestion, feeling faint, dizzy, breathless..

See your dr.: You should see your dr. For an evaluation. Sometimes illnesses can have varied or overlapping symptoms such as heart disease ; gerd. Eat several small meals slowly throughout the day. Avoid spicy, rich and fried foods. Elevate your head at night. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) or maalox during pregnancy for heartburn. If u still feel dizzy ; breathless get checked for anxiety. ...Read more

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Will low sugar be causing extreme dizziness and faintness?

Will low sugar be causing extreme dizziness and faintness?

Yes: Blood sugar below 70 commonly causes this. However rapid drop in blood sugar, even if still above 70 can do the same things. ...Read more

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I am feeling Nausea and dizziness while my stomach is low on food. Sometimes the pain goes to the brain or I feel faintness . once I am on Food its Ok?

I am feeling Nausea and dizziness while my stomach is low on food. Sometimes the pain goes to the brain or I feel faintness . once I am on Food its Ok?

PERHAPS you have: low blood sugar issues. Please see your doctor. Also, make sure you eat regularly. Do not skip breakfast. Graze by eating a little protein every few hours. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have continuous faintness, nausea and dizziness?

I have continuous faintness, nausea and dizziness?

Meniere's disease: Do you feel like motion-sickness? It depends if your symptoms are associated with sudden head movements, it is possible you have benign vertigo or a kind of vestibular disorder in your inner ear. If your symptoms last for more than several days, you are advised to talk to your doctor for further evaluation. Some anti-nausea medications are quite effective to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if there's constant faintness, nausea and dizziness?

Not normal: You need further evaluation, at the very least blood tests. Other imaging tests of blood flow to your brain might help. Low blood pressure or another heart condition could be a concern. Reactions to medicines or ingested foods might be the cause. ...Read more

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Dizziness, numbness in the face, faintness, nausea, shortness of breath.

Dizziness, numbness in the face, faintness, nausea, shortness of breath.

Go to emergency room: If these are all new symptoms, and you have no other medical reason for them you need to be seen now. All of these could be seen in someone having a panic attack but unless this has happened in the past and you have been diagnosed with this disorder do not assume. There are many other reasons and some of them serious why you could be having these symptoms. Seek help in getting to the er. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...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