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Light headed and dizzy when bending over?

Light headed and dizzy when bending over?

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

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I get light headed and dizzy after laughing?

I get light headed and dizzy after laughing?

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

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Light headed bloating even on an empty stomach tieed sometimes faint standing up quickan?

Light headed bloating even on an empty stomach tieed sometimes faint standing up quickan?

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

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Coughing up blood and went light headed ?

Coughing up blood and went light headed ?

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 more

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Light headed when walking up the stairs and when I'm lying down ?

Light headed when walking up the stairs and when I'm lying down ?

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

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Getting light headed when coughing?

Getting light headed when coughing?

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

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I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

I feel light headed and dizzy whilst lying down?

May be BPV: Bpv or benign positional vertigo occurs when the head assumes a more horizontal position or the affected ear is closer to the floor..Shortly after assuming or getting out of the inciting position, often laying down, there is brief spinning lasting. ...Read more

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I almost collapsed after feeling very light headed?

I almost collapsed after feeling very light headed?

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

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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.

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

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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.

BP change: Your probably having a bigger BP change then you realize. If your heart rate is changing by 30 bpm, then there will be a significant transition point. You may not be catching it with a cuff. ...Read more

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Why I feel dizzy and light headed after every short naps ? Also I feel tingling sensation on my face after waking 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

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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. ?

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. ?

Seems like: you are describing vertigo, usually a symptom of labyrinthitis. Antihistamines such as meclizine can help. Avoid moving your head too much. See a doctor if it persists despite these maneuvers. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Dehydration: This leads to low blood pressure especially when you go from sitting to standing quickly. Keep up with your daily intake of water to prevent this from happening. If it continues to occur, see a family doctor for a physical. Take care. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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While sleeping feel like I'm passing out so I wake up and wake up dizzy and light headed? Only sometimes

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