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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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I am having lightheadedness and unreality feeling what can this be?

? Neurologic symptom: I would like more info to be more helpful. How long and often do you these symptoms occur? Are there other symptoms that occur during or after the lightheadedness and unreality feeling? Do you have any other medical problems or take any drugs that could contribute to your issues? ...Read more

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Can lightheadedness be psychosomatic?

Can lightheadedness be psychosomatic?

Psychosomatic: Generally means a physical disease or symptoms that are caused by or made worse by mental factors. Lightheadedness is caused by inner ear problems, motion sickness, medication effects, circulation/blood pressure issues, dehydration and anxiety, among other causes. Because anxiety can make it worse, you might say there are psychosomatic factors, but dizziness is not usually considered psychosomatic ...Read more

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Could my lightheadedness be linked to my TMJ problem?

Could my lightheadedness be linked to my TMJ problem?

Very common: Headache, vertigo and dizziness may be caused by TMJ syndrome. See Orofacial Pain specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can my lightheadedness be vertigo?

No: Lightheadedness is a central (brain) problem caused by decreased oxygenation to the brain and caused by a variety of diseases. Vertigo, on the other hand, is a perception that the room is spinning around and is usually but not always an inner ear (vestibular inner ear) problem. An ENT doctor can help you. ...Read more

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Why do I become lightheaded at times?

Why do I become lightheaded at times?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel very lightheaded and zoned out?

What to do if I feel very lightheaded and zoned out?

Lightheaded: Greetings. Unfortunately there are many causes that can cause these symptoms. Anemia, hypothyroidism, dehydration are only a few possible causes. See your doctor for a full work up. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have been feeling jittery an lightheaded an im 24?

I have been feeling jittery an lightheaded an im 24?

Uncertain etiology: This could be anything from a change in blood pressure to hyperventilation. Please see your internist to have blood pressure checked and lab work. ...Read more

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Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Not enough info: Need more information to figure this out. What makes it better or worse? Have you seen a doctor about this yet? ...Read more

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What to do if I feel lightheaded without apparant cause?

What to do if I feel lightheaded without apparant cause?

Many considerations: There is always a cause for symptoms, whether physical or emotional. Lightheaded sensations can be due to anemia, thyroid problems, orthostatic blood pressure changes, or even migraine problems. Your doctor should be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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Would you know if you had meinesrs after 5 yrs of just being lightheaded?

Yes: Light headedness is very different than Meniere's. If you are lightheaded you should see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Are these normal orthostatics? I'm lightheaded lying 105/65, hr 60 standing 107/71 hr 83 lying 104/63 hr 51 standing101/71 hr 71

No: Not dropping BP........there might be a operator error or instrument error. The low heart rate may be the primary reason of lightheadedness (heart block)........Check sugar also. ...Read more

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Does bronchitis make you lightheaded?

Does bronchitis make you lightheaded?

Possibly....: Bronchitis is an infection of the airways and can lead to severe coughing and/or bronchospasm. During severe coughing, it is possible to decrease temporarily blood flow to the brain which can make you feel light-headed. Also, if the infection is severe enough to lower the oxygen level, low oxygen can make you feel light-headed. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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What is it when you feel light headed?

What is it when you feel light headed?

Low brain blood flow: Low blood pressure or sudden movement can create temporary decreases in blood flow to your brain. Dehydration, over medication, low blood sugar....
A medical work up is recommended. ...Read more

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Why does screaming make me lightheaded?

Why does screaming make me lightheaded?

Dizzy /screaming: Related to breathing mechanics. You are either hyperventilating at the time or not breathing properly You are also increasing neck/laryngeal/diaphragmatic muscle strain and using a lot of oxygen. And I wonder if there may be an increase in intracranial pressure ...Read more

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Why am I constantly getting light headed?

Why am I constantly getting light headed?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause me to get lightheaded?

Could anxiety cause me to get lightheaded?

Yes: If you are hyperventilating due to panic/ anxiety - that could cause lightheadedness. ...Read more

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Why do I feel lightheaded and bloated sometimes?

Why do I feel lightheaded and bloated sometimes?

Lots of reasons: Bloating, gassiness, and abdominal discomfort aren’t limited to the occasional holiday feast. One in 10 Americans say they suffer from bloating regularly, even when they haven’t eaten a large meal.

http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/diarrhea-10/bloated-bloating ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel lightheaded due to gardasil?

Is it normal to feel lightheaded due to gardasil?

Due to getting poked: Some people feel lightheaded when they get stuck with a needle during a vaccination, a medicine injection, a blood draw, blood donation, or I.V. Insertion. The lightheadedness is temporary and is related to a person's thoughts, fears, and sensations when getting poked and injected (it most likely is unrelated to the Gardasil material). Unusual or prolonged lightheadedness can be evaluated by a dr. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about pregnancy lightheadedness?

Should I be concerned about pregnancy lightheadedness?

Common: This is one of the most common symptoms associated with pregnancy. Many times it is related to fluid shifts in the body or anemia. Get a blood count on your next visit and be sure you are taking iron and drinking plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Is it usual to feel lightheaded when practicing phlebotomy?

Not unusual initiall: While this response is not unusual initially, most people quickly acclimate and don't continue to have problems. ...Read more

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I feel nauseous and lightheaded all the time. What is wrong with me?

I feel nauseous and lightheaded all the time. What is wrong with me?

Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful medical examination. If your symptoms persist despite eating well and keeping yourself well-hydrated, there is no substitute for a medical 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?

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

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