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Is Dizziness And Lightheadedness Associated With Lupus Or Porphyria
Yes and no: People with lupus can have these symptoms. These may not be due to lupus. People without lupus can have these symptoms. These are not specific activity and can be seen for a variety of medical issues. When your physician evaluates you this may be clarified. ...Read more
Metabolic disorders caused by abnormalities in the synthesis of heme, the portion of hemoglobin which carries the iron inside red blood cells. Symptoms can range from light sensitivity to liver failure to nerve damage to bouts of terrible pain.Special testing is required to ...Read more
I have lupus & dyautonomia. My lightheaded symptoms are always worst in the am however, even if i wake up okay, i get dizzy immeiately while eating bran flakes cereal.Might it be gluten intolertance?
What is it? I have lightheadedness (worsened by: standing) . The following also describes me: Dizziness
Light headedness: This sounds like orthostatic changes associated with changes in position. When you stand, the blood pressure will drop temporarily and cause a light headedness that you feel. If it is shirt in duration and not associated with any fainting, then likely benign and not to worry about. Nonetheless, have your blood pressure checked with orthostatic test done and even check of your hemoglobin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SLE : Lupus can cause dizziness by different mechanisms. Dizziness in lupus may be related to vasculitis, anti phospholipid anti bodies with clots, anti bodies to component of inner ears called immune mediated inner ear disease . Other disorders that cause dizziness may coexist with lupus . Keeping lupus under control and identifying the cause of dizziness and treatment of the cause would help reduce. ...Read more
high blood pressure: That is definitely too high! since you also have symptoms related to the high pressure, you need to see a physician as soon as possible. This is a hypertensive urgency, and you need to have a physical examination of your eyes, heart, lungs and blood vessels. You will probably also receive an electrocardiogram and blood tests. Don't delay, this is serious! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info.: One cannot decide on a treatment without determining the underlying cause of the symptoms. For example, if ones blood pressure falls below 90 mm systolic upon standing, the symptoms might be dur to dehydration, in which case one can prevent the symptoms by drinking more fluids. Other causes might require a more thorough physical exam. ...Read more
Symptoms: These are all subjective symptoms - that is to say, they are sensations that only you can describe to other people. And like a headache, they can be caused by many things. A good history and physical exam are the best start to sorting out what could be causing your symptoms. Best wishes. ...Read more
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What type of cigs?: Nicotine cigarettes don't usually cause dizziness, but could since nicotine provides a stimulant brain effect increasing BP and heart rate. Other types of cigarettes like cannabis could certainly cause dizziness. Even e-cigs can have weird effects with the vaporized substances in them. Bottom line: why smoke anything at all? Best to see your doctor to evaluate your dizziness & light-headedness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lightheadedness lately, i feel sort of dizzy. i also have gastritis. does this have a connection?
Merits an exam: Among the possible causes of lightheadedness/dizziness is dehydration and it's easy to diagnose by having ones blood pressure and pulse taken sitting and standing. That, plus the "gastritis" symptom, merit an exam by ones doctor. Both deserve a speedy diagnosis to determine the best treatment. ...Read more
Cervical disc: It is unlikely that a bulging disc will cause your symptoms. It may cause muscle spasms of the neck muscles, which cause pain along with any nerve that is being pinched by the bulging disc. Pain can cause lightheadedness or even dizziness if it is severe. Please get evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Hyperventilation: Breaking a finger is a sudden and painful occurrence. It is likely that at that time you hyperventilated for a while causing the lightheadedness dizziness and confusion. It should have all subsided when you had a chance to relax and have someone take care of your finger. ...Read more
In april, I had a bout of dizziness or lightheadedness, could it be attributed to seasonal allergies?
Diagnosed with pinched nerve in neck, last 2 days have had lightheadedness and dizzy. Is this normal?
Sharp pain with deep breath randomly, lightheadedness,dizziness, nauseous, fainted today how are these related and what can I do?
I've chronic 24/7 lightheadedness chronic dizziness overwhelmed by lights, people, driving, movement, mental and physical activity?
Get Adrenal Support: This could partially be due to low adrenals, which regulate energy + blood sugar. We all need daily adrenal support to cope with stress. Physiologic doses are: dhea 5 mg and pregnenolone 10 mg for men; dhea 2.5 mg and pregnenolone 30 mg for women. Higher doses should be used initially (e.g., dhea 50 mg for men; dhea 25 mg for women) to help overcome fatigue and increase reserve against stress. ...Read more
Experienced persistent dizziness, lightheadedness and fatigue. BP found to be 155/100. With meds improved to 120/75 but symptoms still persist.
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