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Light Headed After Standing Up
Positional vertigo. : It is possible you are suffering from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (aka bppv). This condition is due to small crystals in the inner ear that stimulate the inner ear with movement. Typical symptoms are room-spinning dizziness when lying down in bed, rolling over in bed and when bending over and getting back up. This condition can be easily treated by a knowledgable practitioner. ...Read more
Laugh Yourself Silly: People have been known to get light-headed and even faint during a bout of hard laughing, especially if more air is going out than in--but it's not common,so if you faint at a mere giggle and not a guffaw,you might want to be examined.There are receptors in the neck and brain that respond to pressure and you may be causing too much from laughing.Those receptors affect heart rate and blood pressure ...Read more
Orthostatic: hypotension. Excessive drop of the blood pressure when you stand up can cause transient lightheadedness. Orthostatic hypotension means a lowering of the blood pressure when standing upright. Assuming you are otherwise healthy, the best way to lessen this issue is to remain well hydrated and stand up more slowly to give the body a chance to accommodate. ...Read more
Not good.: Needs to see doc. This may be as simple as coughing so hard that there is a little bleeding from the upper airway and the force produces a slight decrease in blood flow to the brain OR this could be something much more serious. Should get this checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizzy lying/climbing: May be reflux, with or without h pylori an infection of the stomach elevate head of bed with pillow under mattress try ranitidine /prevecid , maybe pulmonary -asthma , when you lie down you compress your lungs, rarely could be cardiac (rarely asymmetric hypertrophy need echo) or brain/ear . Would f/u today with urgent care /doctor ...Read more
See doctor....: If you are coughing so much that you are getting light-headed, you need to see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and treated. Common causes of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip. All of these have different treatments and your cough can be due to more than one cause. If smoking, you need to quit today! if you are short of breath, go to the er. ...Read more
Fainting feeling when standing after laying down muscle twitches when relax and breathlessness feeling light brown stinky floating poop?
Breathless feeling cough faint feeling when standing after laying down and light brown stinky floating poop and muscles twitches when relax. 2 weeks.
Confused: Your post looks like a statement, but there's a question mark after it. Which is it, a statement or a question? Did this happen yesterday or last year? What does "collapse" mean? What does "lightheaded" mean? These words are subject to considerable elasticity of interpretation. Sorry, but an 8-word post that supplies almost no useful information is not likely to yield a satisfactory answer. ...Read more
Vision goes blk, dizzy, buckling/weak legs after standing up. Lasts a few seconds. Mild blk vision happens often when getting up. Recent EKG normal.
Low blood pressure: Feeling faint when getting up or standing from a seated position is usually related to orthostatic hypotension. The postural reflexes (baroreceptors) that cause the heart to pump blood to the brain are slowed and there is insufficient blood pressure. It is caused by blood pooling in the lower extremities. Dehydration, bedrest, low B12 levels, anemia, and medications may be playing a role. ...Read more
I have mild pots, when i stand my BP goes up a little, go light headed for 5-10secs and hr goes up by about 30. What causes the light headed if BP up.
Why I feel dizzy and light headed after every short naps ? Also I feel tingling sensation on my face after waking up.
R/O SLEEP APNEA/OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL. ...Read more
I've been feeling very light headed. And when standing up I feel like I'm about to faint. Sitting or laying down the room is spinning. ?
Was really tired and stood up. 20 seconds after standing up, felt like fainting(never fainted) my vision went away for 20sec and saw green and purple.
Seeing fuzzy stars and feeling very lightheaded and somewhat faint. Is that normal when standing up after taking a hot shower?
Would not think so: If this happens quite often, i would see a dr. Asap to perform a thorough history and exam. ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor. We cannot diagnose or treat from this forum. ...Read more
Chestpain lightheaded when standing up. Hr goes from 65 to 120 standing up and after 20 sec goes to 90 which it remains till moving. Worse with heat?
Yes Abnormal changes: Are those your measurements or a doctor's? Those are clearly not the expected normal variation in heart rate but there are other parameters that one must check as well before deciding either upon a diagnosis or treatment. You may simply be severely dehydrated. If you'd like to discuss this more 1-1 write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
While sleeping feel like I'm passing out so I wake up and wake up dizzy and light headed? Only sometimes
Many reasons: Dizziness after sitting up in bed too quickly can be due to orthostatic hypotension if your resting BP is too low or you're dehydrated. Dizziness caused by sudden head turning might suggest BPPV. Make a log of the frequency, timing, duration of these events and take it to your physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003093.htm ...Read more
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