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I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer. Is this normal?

I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer. Is this normal?

Stay compliant!: Although fluoxetine sticks around in the system for several days, it is not uncommon to experience minor withdrawal symptoms with several missed doses. The key is to avoid missing doses. Please use medications as advised by your provider. ...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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I have been feeling dizzy and light headed also pain in my chest... What can it be do to?

I have been feeling dizzy and light headed also pain in my chest... What can it be do to?

See your DR and get: Checked for a heart condition or it could just be related to stress and anxiety. Take care! ...Read more

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These past two days I've been feeling dizzy, I get up and feel everything is moving, I've read about the differences like vertigo, light headed?

These past two days I've been feeling dizzy, I get up and feel everything is moving, I've read about the differences like vertigo, light headed?

Vertigo: The causes of dizziness are varied. The most likely cause is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, but with the few details I've got, I think you should see an ENT for a better diagnosis. Most forms of dizziness are easily treated. Feel better! ...Read more

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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed?

Cause?: Cause of dizziness should be investigated. Neurologic, inner ear, visual, cardiac, blood pressure are among possibilities. Avoiding sudden change in position and keeping hydrated might help. See you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is dizziness or feeling light headed a symptom of vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia?

Is dizziness or feeling light headed a symptom of vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia?

NO: It is a symptom of vasovagal presyncope or orthostatic hypotension. Cardiac issues should be ruled out by exam from low BP. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed from anxiety?

What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed from anxiety?

Slow & calm your: Breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through your nostrils. Hold in lungs for a five count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Focus on your breathing, not your anxiety. Continue until shallow/ rapid breathing corrects. Encourage you to see a psychologist to work on other techniques to reduce severity & frequency of panic attacks/ anxiety. ...Read more

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Why am I getting light headed and feeling dizzy every evening? I don't drink or smoke and am worried its something serious.

Why am I getting light headed and feeling dizzy every evening? I don't drink or smoke and am worried its something serious.

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Last few days I have been feeling dizzy light headed sicky abit tierd and abit weak also was weeing a lot but that has calmed down abit and hot flushe?

Last few days I have been feeling dizzy light headed sicky abit tierd and abit weak also was weeing a lot but that has calmed down abit and hot flushe?

Possible UTI: I would see my primary doctor and see if they don't think you merit a urinalysis to check for a urinary tract infection? They also may want to get a couple of standard hormonal tests for situations like this such as estrogen and thyroids. ...Read more

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Headaches, brain zaps, neausea, dizziness and feeling light-headed?

Headaches, brain zaps, neausea, dizziness and feeling light-headed?

Antidepressants??: From your description, it appears that you have stopped or ran out of an ssri (antidepressant/anxiety modulator medications)... These are common symptoms in that situation. If that is the case then please get back on your meds and consult your dr. If not then I suggest you see your physician for further evaluation to find out the underlying cause. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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I have been feeling dizzy, light-headed and having constant headaches/migraines. What should I do?

See your doctor: If you have not consulted with your doctor about these symptoms, you should. While most headaches are benign, it is always good to consult with your doctor, especialy if they are frequent and severe. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause dizziness? My son was in a accident last year and has had constant back pain, now he is getting light headed and feeling na

Can a pinched nerve cause dizziness? My son was in a accident last year and has had constant back pain, now he is getting light headed and feeling na

Concussion Syndrome: Typically a "pinched nerve" in the lower back will not cause any dizziness. If he was in an accident, it is possible that your son may have suffered a concussion even without loss of consciousness. I would recommend further evaluation by a specialist for that possibility. There are many other causes of dizziness that may require an ENT evaluation or neurological consult. Medication side effects? ...Read more

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I've been feeling rlly bad for almost 2 weeks. Fatigue, nausea in morning, indigestion, dizziness, light headed & starting to cough sometimes? Not mono

I've been feeling rlly bad for almost 2 weeks. Fatigue, nausea in morning, indigestion, dizziness, light headed & starting to cough sometimes? Not mono

See a doctor: This needs a full detailed evaluation by a professional face to face. Bring with you a chronological list of each and every symptom you have experienced and provide a full history and allow a physical exam and possibly some laboratory testing. Could you be pregnant? Go and get seen. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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My bs was 80 felt yucky ate pb and j sandwich 3 hr ago feeling dizzy light headed bs is 75 I take victoza (liraglutide) actos and kombiglize?

My bs was 80 felt yucky ate pb and j sandwich 3 hr ago feeling dizzy light headed bs is 75 I take victoza (liraglutide) actos and kombiglize?

Relative: Hypoglycemia. Some people due to chronic hyperglycemia may have hypoglycemic symptoms at BS less than 85. Discuss with your doctor whether reduction of hypoglycemics is indicated ...Read more

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Severe panic over 2 hours, have meds but no PRN, increased HR/RR, sitting on chest feeling, dizzy, light headed, nervous, can't focus. Help. Please?

Severe panic over 2 hours, have meds but no PRN, increased HR/RR, sitting on chest feeling, dizzy, light headed, nervous, can't focus. Help. Please?

Attentive breathing: Acute, intense anxiety may not be diminished by meds. Focused breathing that moves the diaphragm may provide a sense of calming especially when accompanied by acceptance of the feelings as temporary. Trying to seek immediate relief while tempting is elusive developing the awareness that these symptoms subside after peaking offers more long term relief. ...Read more

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Been feeling dizzy, exhausted, no energy, light headed. Not sure if it just exhaustion because of my work schedule or something else.

Multiple symptoms: Could be your hectic work schedule with stress, lack of sleep, etc, but could also be a physical illness. Take some time off and see if your symptoms go away. If they do, then you know what caused them. If not, go see doc to have history & physical done and work up. ...Read more