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Light Headed Dizzy Pneumonia
Many possibilities: There are a great many things which can cause these symptoms, including blood pressure problems, thyroid problems, inner ear problems, low blood counts, and abnormalities of heart rate or rhythm. Many are harmless and resolve by themselves, but if your symptoms persist you need to be further evaluated. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: For dizziness or lightheaded feelings, a primary care doctor can evaluate. The doctor may run some tests, and may refer to others such as a cardiologist, ENT doctor, or neurologist. Symptoms may be from inner ear or balance organ problems, from mild dehydration, from some anemia, from heart problems, hormone imbalances, etc... With many possibilities, a doctor's appointment is the place to start. ...Read more
What are reasons why would I feel light headed and dizzy and feel like everything is further than they are?
Don't know: Lots of things can make one dizzy and lightheaded. Iron deficincy anemia is a common cause. Medication side effects, anxiety with hyperventilation, inner ear problems are common as well. Best discuss this with your doctor. Dizziness is not a fun thing (unless you are 3 year old- they do things to make themselves dizzy). ...Read more
Non specific symptom: These are not specific symptoms and the cause can range from something as mild as a viral illness to something much more serious such as a tumor. If symptoms persist you should see your doctor to undergo investigation. ...Read more
Various: There are a great many things which can cause these symptoms, including blood pressure problems, thyroid problems, inner ear problems, low blood counts, and abnormalities of heart rate or rhythm. Many are harmless and resolve by themselves, but if your symptoms persist you need to be further evaluated. ...Read more
The ski is the limit: Unfortunately, your symptoms are very non-specific. This means that a lot of conditions can manifest with those. More history and exam is needed to pinpoint the diagnosis. ...Read more
Slow down: If you are developing these symptoms - you are likely decreasing calories too radically. Slow your pace. ...Read more
Slow & calm your: Breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through your nostrils. Hold in lungs for a five count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Focus on your breathing, not your anxiety. Continue until shallow/ rapid breathing corrects. Encourage you to see a psychologist to work on other techniques to reduce severity & frequency of panic attacks/ anxiety. ...Read more
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
Yes: Yes. Could be many things. Some serious, some not serious. See your md asap. ...Read more
Filter water and DOH: Call tour health department for your water quality. Also consider lead check. For your drinking water change to filtered water from outside source. Your county water department has a quality check as well. ...Read more
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
If I'm bending over. Then stand back up I get light headed n bit dizzy. Is this normal? No vertigo. Checked.
Dizziness and light headed had a seziure on monday and fell and bump my head and now I keep having dizziness
Seizure: Unless already diagnosed, uncomplicated or precipitated by forgetting to take medication, generally does not require urgent evaluation. One should document the event in a seizure calendar and be sure to share this information with the doctor. Having dizziness after a seizure associated with head trauma would likely warrant an evaluation to exclude conditions such as sub-dural hematoma. ...Read more
I'm sick with a cold, I was reading and suddenly became dizzy, light headed, almost blacked out, what's wrong with me?
I would recommend being tested for influenza and seeing your PCP. Rinsing your nasal passages with saline provides relief, rest and stay well hydrated.
I would suggest checking your BP and discontinuing all over the counter medications, until you are seen by your PCP. If it recurs, you should go to the ED. ...Read more
Why am I getting light headed and feeling dizzy every evening? I don't drink or smoke and am worried its something serious.
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
I've noticed if I don't eat for more than a couple hours I'll get very shaky & dizzy & light headed. Makes it hard to lose weight.?
Hypoglycemia: It may be that you are experiencing episodes of hypoglycemia. This could have many different causes. Best thing to do is see your doctor. ...Read more
I always go very light headed and dizzy. Every so often this happens and its made me blackout and fall twice now. Should I be worried?
Yes: These episodes need to be evaluated by a doctor as you can have a serious medical issue causing them. ...Read more
I've currently been feeling really dizzy, light headed and nauseous for the past 24 hours and am wondering if I should be concerned?
Multiple potentials: Many causes exist in your case. Having a cold, starting a menstrual period, having a reaction to a new drug/substance/food, or even catching on a new line of work/stress...any of these or combination can be triggers. Watch for additional symptoms such as fever, chills, headaches, vomiting. If any one of these develops, call your doctor or/and show up at a local ER immediately. ...Read more
How long does it take a cup of coffee to get out your system. I feel horrible, dizzy, light headed. Prior I been off of it for 1 month?
Not too long: Only one cup of coffee should clear your system within an hour or two. ...Read more
Durning the day I feel sick. Light headed. Dizzy. But soon as it gets dark I feel better. Why might this be? Night I feel more calm relaxed.
Daytime dizziness: When someone feels markedly different in the daytime or nighttime, usually this is associated with anxiety. Often someone has had or is having stressful experience (es) in either daytime or nighttime, which can result in continued anxiety at the same time of the day or night, even after the stressful situation is no longer present. Treatment can include cbt, mindfulness meditation, & medications. ...Read more