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Lately i been getting dizzy and light headed for seemingly no reason. What should I do?

Lately i been getting dizzy and light headed for seemingly no reason. What should I do?

See your doctor : There's a lot of potential causes. What can help your doctor figure out what's going on is if you can tell him or her how you feel without using the word dizzy. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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What can pain in your right chest mean? I get dizzy and light-headed with it.

What can pain in your right chest mean? I get dizzy and light-headed with it.

Dizziness: Take symptoms like chest pain seriously. Although the hotheadedness could be due to a benign reflex we call vasovagal reflex due to the pain, the cause of the pain itself may be serious. The possibilites are countless and include mitral valve prolapse, arrhythmia, musculoskeletal pain or pain from cardiac source. Consult with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. Be well soon. ...Read more

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I have asthma and i always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

I have asthma and i always get dizzy and light headed, especially during afternoons. Does my asthma have something to do with this?

Possibly: Check your peak flow meter each day (aren't you doing that already?), and check it when you have symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness. Also, are you skipping meals? This could explain your symptoms also. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have low iron levels and am so tired I can hardly move or breathe, and I get dizzy and light headed. When would it be necessary to go to a hospital?

I have low iron levels and am so tired I can hardly move or breathe, and I get dizzy and light headed. When would it be necessary to go to a hospital?

Symptomatic anemia: You should see a doctor - now. Would call for an urgent visit, if not your doctor in a day, would go to an urgent care center or emergency to be seen. ...Read more

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What can pain in your right chest mean? I get dizzy and light-headed with it.It's not heart burn!

Get it looked at: Remember that right chest pain and young age doesn't rule out angina so let your doctor check. On the less severe side it could be lung related, acid reflux, constipation gall bladder spasm, muscle spasm, endometriosis, your doctor can ask more questions examine you and order more tests to clear the picture up. ...Read more

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What to do if I have low blood pressure, somtimes i get dizzy and light headed. Could I use a service dog to balance me?

What to do if I have low blood pressure, somtimes i get dizzy and light headed. Could I use a service dog to balance me?

Probably not: I don't think a service dog would be of much help to you. Instead, you need to be evaluated for correctable causes of dizziness. If there are none, a cane or walker may be help. ...Read more

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What should I do? I've been coughing up blood every now and then, also i get migraines and sometimes i get nose bleeds following the migraines. I've also been waking up in the morning dizzy and light headed and sometimes confused, what could that be?

What should I do? I've been coughing up blood every now and then, also i get migraines and sometimes i get nose bleeds following the migraines. I've also been waking up in the morning dizzy and light headed and sometimes confused, what could that be?

Yes see a doctor: Maybe you have chronic sinus issues which might explain much of what is occurring, but the morning issues might suggest a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, or even a nocturnal seizure. You are complex and need help in both diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I get light headed and dizzy all the time and i have trimmers?

I get light headed and dizzy all the time and i have trimmers?

Evaluation: It is time for an evaluation face to face with your doctor. Bring all your medications and supplements with you to your appointment. ...Read more

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When I get up everything seems to spin and I feel light headed and dizzy?

When I get up everything seems to spin and I feel light headed and dizzy?

True vertigo: that is the sensation of being pulled to one side or rotating can occur with changes in position of the head relative to gravity and suggest an inner ear problem. Light hotheadedness occurs if the amount of blood is too little for the container (as with dehydration or vasodilatation of the leg vessels) Make sure your BP does not drop when you stand (HR will also rise) If so drink more fluids. ...Read more

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Why when i get up or out of my car i feel dizzy like if i was light headed?

Why when i get up or out of my car i feel dizzy like if i was light headed?

Depends: The transient dizziness can be due to many things from inner ear problem, parasympathetic dysautonmia, or sinus problem.; need more information. ...Read more

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Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get home from work. ..I've eaten ok?

Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get home from work. ..I've eaten ok?

Variety of factors: As a woman there are other things in your physical being that can contribute to feelings of lightheaded & dizziness men don't have to worry about such as menstrual periods & their effects. There is the question of GOOD HYDRATION?. You say that you eat "Ok" but we'd really need to define that a bit more, right? Then, there're drugs being taken that deserve attention. What's your doctor say? ...Read more

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Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get back from work at night. I had eaten ok?

Why do I feel light headed and dizzy when I get back from work at night. I had eaten ok?

R/O VERTIGO: The symptoms may be secondary to inner ear anatomy/low BP/LOW G. Dexamethasone dose Pak is anti-inflammatory treatment for Vertigo. But they can only be used sparingly. Make sure you have a through ENT consult and Neuro consult. Get a second opinion full lab work up TFTS/VITD/B12/ Folate/LYME TITERS/ACEI LEVEL/. Also start low salt GF diet WholeApproach.com EPPLEY MANURERS ARE TO MOVE OTOLITHS ...Read more

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When I get up in the morning I feel very light headed and dizzy what is this and how do I stop it?

When I get up in the morning I feel very light headed and dizzy what is this and how do I stop it?

Probably OK: Orthostasis in the morning when first arising is not that unusual. While you are asleep, your blood pressure and heart rate drop somewhat. This can mean that for a short period you get up, less blood gets to you brain as you stand up. You're on propranolol too, which can worsen these symptoms. Over the first few minutes after standing up, your symptoms should resolve as your body adjusts. ...Read more

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Sometimes when i get up from sitting, i get light headed or dizzy. I have no pain in my head or blurriness.

Sometimes when i get up from sitting, i get light headed or dizzy. I have no pain in my head or blurriness.

Postural dizziness: When you get up, your BP may be dropping mildly, thus causing less oxygenated blood to get to your brain, resulting in dizziness. If you are on BP meds, let you dr. Know. Keep yourself properly hydrated and see the doctor for serial bp/pulse readings in seated/lying and standing positions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im on the medication lithium but I haven't taken it for about 4 days now I'm starting to get very light headed and dizzy when I walkorstand?

Im on the medication lithium but I haven't taken it for about 4 days now I'm starting to get very light headed and dizzy when I walkorstand?

Get help: You're likely having symptoms from abruptly stopping lithium. Should not be stopped without medical supervision for this reason and to monitor your mental status. Please call prescribing doctor immediately for advice. Tell a family member or friend what happened and ask them to help you walk b/o dizziness. Have someone by your side for safety reasons to see your doc or go to urgent care for eval. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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