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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheaded (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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What is causing me to feel lightheaded?

What is causing me to feel lightheaded?

I would first rule: Out "Low Blood Pressure", espically if it occurs when you get up from lying or sitting & when you bend over and straighten back up. Measure your BP when you feel dizzy. Any ear problems (Another area that can cause dizziness)? ...Read more

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What could cause me to always be lightheaded?

What could cause me to always be lightheaded?

Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure or low blood volume (dehydration can cause that) can make it difficult for your heart to pump blood up to your head when you stand up. There are other more rare causes, but you should probably see a doctor to check it out. This problem is called orthostatic hypotension. ...Read more

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What to do if I have nauseous and lightheaded?

What to do if I have nauseous and lightheaded?

See doctor: If very frequent or severe., see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Getting light headed at the gym?

Getting light headed at the gym?

Deconditioned,: Over -doing it or dehydrated. Hydrate well. See your doctor to be cleared if you are not used to exercising. Slow down if you need to. ...Read more

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A little light headed during exercise?

Light headed: During excercize it's important to get enough oxygen to the brain so make sure your blood flow is sufficient by hydrating sufficiently. Some salt in the diet helps the water stay with you. If dizziness or pain persists. Stop exercising and see your doctor before continuing as your heart may be the cause. ...Read more

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Why do I get light headed after smoking?

Why do I get light headed after smoking?

Many reasons: Inhalation of cigarette smoke infuses carbon monoxide, particulates, nicotine, carbon dioxide, and many other gases into the lungs with almost instantaneous absorption into the blood (bolus effect) going right to the brain, leading to transient decreases in brain oxygen. This causes dizziness or syncope. ...Read more

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What can cause me to be lightheaded/dizzy?

Etiology of dizzines: The cause of dizziness is protean, that is there are many causes. Can be related to sinus disease, allergies, inner ear disturbance and hypo perfusion of the brain. Migraine headaches can also cause dizziness. ...Read more

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Does fertilaid make you feel light-headed?

Does fertilaid make you feel light-headed?

Possibly: Review of literature shows light-headedness common complaint with Fertilaid. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to be lightheaded?

Can allergies cause you to be lightheaded?

Probably not: Usual symptoms of allergies are sneezing, itching, stuffy nose, runny nose and occasional cough. These symptoms can impair sleep and lead to fatigue. Lightheaded would not be a typical symptom of allergy unless a person is having a severe allergic (anaphylactic) reaction with low blood pressure, but there would be many other symptoms--hives, wheezing, etc. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel dizzy and lightheaded?

Why do I always feel dizzy and lightheaded?

Get it checked out: There are numerous reason that this could be happening. Some relatively minor and some could be serious. It is best to get a healthcare provider to check it out! ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent getting light headed?

Commonest cause: By far is poor diet, especially all that sugary "junk". ...Read more

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Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Too many to list: The causes are way too many to even begin to list. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is it hard to breathe and I feel lightheaded?

Why is it hard to breathe and I feel lightheaded?

Symptoms: Lots of possibilities for what you describe, see your doctor to find out what' going on. ...Read more

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Does perfumes cause dizziness or lightheadedness?

Does perfumes cause dizziness or lightheadedness?

"Maybe".....: Some people get lightheaded / dizzy / "giddy" or other adjectives to describe an unpleasant sensation in response to some smells or other stimuli. If you are normal when away from the odor and symptomatic when near it, then it is likely the culprit. If symptoms persist, then may be something else and coincidence, so see your Dr to be sure. ...Read more

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Keep getting palpatations. And feeling light headed.

Keep getting palpatations. And feeling light headed.

Check for arrhythmia: Sorry to hear that. Your symptoms are concerning for a heart rhythm abnormality. See a doctor. Tests you should discuss with him/her include ecg, echocardiogram in addition to a detailed history and physical ...Read more

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Sometimes I get lightheaded when I laugh real hard?

Sometimes I get lightheaded when I laugh real hard?

Laugh syncope: I've heard of this before. Laugh- induced syncope or gelastic syncope is usually self limited and results from temporary decreased blood flow to the brain. Breathing reflexes result in strong stimulus to rebreathe. If you have heart problems or other concerns regarding this laugh-induced occurence, please discuss with your md. ...Read more

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When you have strep, does it make you light headed?

When you have strep, does it make you light headed?

Light headed: Any medical illness makes a person uncomfortable and worried. Light headedness can happen especially if you are anxious or dehydrated due to lack of fluid and electrolyte intake from severe throat pain! ...Read more

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Why do I get light headed when I use my nebulizer?

Side effects: Medicinal side effects and/or light headed ness from not being able to breathe as well hence needing the nebulizer in the first place.... ...Read more

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Why do I feel so lightheaded after multiple sneezes?

You may: Lower your pulse rate while sneezing, this is called vaso-vagal reflex... It can happen during straining while having constipation: pressing down on the diaphragm...Try to count your pulse ate the wrist level and see if this indeed the case... ...Read more

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Lightheaded and headache due to yohimbe, what to do?

Stop yohimbine: This is an easy answer. However you probably have underlying migraines which are triggered by yohimbine. ...Read more

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I have been light headed and having lot of headache?

I have been light headed and having lot of headache?

Light headedness: Make sure to drink enough fluid. Avoid caffeine at all costs. Excercize and decrease stress. Sleep regularly and eat 3 meals per day. If after doing this your lightheadedness persists see your physician, as low blood pressure can cause this. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to be lightheaded and dizzy?

What could be causing me to be lightheaded and dizzy?

Age? Female?: Not eating enough proteine eating too much sugardehydration, over medication, starvation, hypotension, too much alcohol, the list is very long... Be more specific please. ...Read more

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Could Paxil (paroxetine) make anyone feel lightheaded?

That is possible.: Paxil (paroxetine) can cause lightheadedness when going from lying to sitting or standing. It can also cause a sense of feeling drugged. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are truly dizzy or lightheaded?

Matter of degree: From my experience with thousands of patients the disease "Vertigo" has a spectrum from very mild symptoms to very severe symptoms. In mild form people describe it as lightheadedness or some times repeated episodes of loss of balance. In its severest form the environment spins even at slightest movement and associated with nausea and vomiting leading invariably to hospital visit or admission. ...Read more

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My dad is poping blood and feels week and lightheaded?

My dad is poping blood and feels week and lightheaded?

Get examined: Your father clearly needs to be examined by a physician and depending on the severity and the length of time that he's been feeling the symptoms may be even to the emergency room would be your best option. ...Read more

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What are the reasons behind being dizzy or lightheaded?

What are the reasons behind being dizzy or lightheaded?

Low blood pressure?: Variety of possibilities: dehydration, anemia, low blood pressure, postural hypotension, and even association with migraine. Can also be due to several medication adverse events. Best to discuss with your physician in near future. ...Read more

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Why do I get light headed and nauseous when I'm hiking?

Dehydration: The most likely cause is dehydraton. You should make sure you bring plenty of liquds and stay well hydrated on hikes. ...Read more

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Can nut allergies cause a person to become lightheaded?

Can nut allergies cause a person to become lightheaded?

In severe reactions: In severe allergic reactions called anaphylaxis, a drop in blood pressure can lead to feeling lightheaded. A feeling of light-headed that is more persistent is not likely to be related to food allergies. ...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