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I wake up with extreme headaches and really dizzy what could it be ?

I wake up with extreme headaches and really dizzy what could it be ?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring/teeth grinding, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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Last night i would wake up from extreme dizziness and nausea. The spinning would go away after about 15 seconds. I also have a headache behind my eyes?

Last night i would wake up from extreme dizziness and nausea. The spinning would go away after about 15 seconds. I also have a headache behind my eyes?

Possible BPPV: Awakening from sleep with dizziness and spinning enough to cause nausea and/or vomiting can be caused by positional vertigo. This disorder arises from movement of your ear rocks (otoconia) into the semicircular canals leading to a sense of motion without actually moving (vertigo). Either an ENT (ear nose and throat specialist) or neurologist will be able to diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

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I wake up everyday with headaches and severe exhaustion and dizziness, B12 defiency but levels are up please help?

I wake up everyday with headaches and severe exhaustion and dizziness, B12 defiency but levels are up please help?

See a good doctor: There are many possible causes of your symptoms: many type of infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), anemia, nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, thyroid & other hormonal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, stress, depression etc. It is impossible for anyone here to diagnose you further. See a good doctor, preferably one with a holistic perspective, for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Why when I wake up I feel dizzy and feels like everything is moving and then afterwards I get a headache?

Why when I wake up I feel dizzy and feels like everything is moving and then afterwards I get a headache?

?migraine: Most likely you are experiencing paroxysmal vertigo, which is part of a migraine aura, followed by the headache. This can be prevented by either prescription drugs or OTC preparations. However, would behoove you to get to your doctor to have this more fully evaluated to make certain there is no alternative cause. ...Read more

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Been having a lot of dizzy spells sometimes laying in bed the room starts spinning wake up with headaches chest pains what could this be??

Been having a lot of dizzy spells sometimes laying in bed the room starts spinning wake up with headaches chest pains what could this be??

Medications: You list caffeine, Chantix and Caffeine as your meds. Waking up with chest pain can be due to esophagitis (motirn and caffeine can contribute) Palpitations can occur with Chantix and caffeine use as can headaches. (Which can occure with analgesic rebound (motrin) or caffeine rebound. Other conditions that can cause nocturnal headaches include sinus conditions, HTN and pseudotumor. Check with MD ...Read more

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Well, i get a lot of headaches and im talking big time, usually when i wake up i feel dizzy, i do eat normal, it happens regularly ?

Well, i get a lot of headaches and im talking big time, usually when i wake up i feel dizzy, i do eat normal, it happens regularly  ?

See a doctor: Most headache are simple to manage . A lot of them are related to the stress . But it needs to be evaluated by a physician to rule out any serious condition . You are too young for a serious problem . Check with a doctor please. ...Read more

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Tension headaches when i wake up? Feeling very tired and hard to wake up even with proper amount of rest getting dizzy throughout the day here n there

Consider simple anew: Before going into significant diagnostics it may be wroth considering something as simple as changing your pillow. Stress on the neck can cause tension headaches because of where nerves are located. ...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