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Lightheaded And Losing Weight
I have been losing weight and I think my blood pressure medicine (Lisinopril 20 mg) is too much. I am very tired and a bit lightheaded at times. ?
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
I went to a pulmonologist yesterday and he said i'm fine. I'm losing weight, eyes have been red for months, dizziness, mucus, air hunger, fatigue?
See an allergist: See an allergist. He may have an answer for you. Your symptoms may be due to an allergy. ...Read more
Strange bloodshot eyes for weeks, losing weight, dizziness, fatigue, sore back muscles, hard to exhale completely. Can this be from untreated asthma?
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. ?
I have been losing a lot of weight. And i'm dizzy and lightheaded. I am always cold, even when it's warm in my house. Does that mean i'm anoxeric?
Not necessarily: Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight, as well as a distorted body self-perception, and needs to be properly diagnosed and treated by a health care provider (psychiatrist). Your symptoms may point to thyroid issues or other causes, but best to get proper eval by a doctor. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Wanting to lose weight but blood pressure gets low easy, dizzy if I don't eat often, and working out makes me light headed and not feel good. Help?
You need guidance: I do some weight loss in my clinic. First of all, I would need to know what kind of diet you are doing. It is advisable not to do diet programs of less that 1200 cal per day if your not supervised by a doctor. You could easily put your body in excessive ketosis. Also, if your diabetic or have high bp you would need to adjust med dose since that could lead to some of your symptoms ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've recently regained a good deal of weight, and I'm currently just over 32 BMI and lately have severe lightheadedness when hungry, and am much more hungry more often. What could this indicate?
Blood pressure: If you have low blood pressure you may feel lightheaded when standing quickly or when lifting weights. You should try and stay very hydrated, eat appropriate amounts, and lift less weight. However, if you become lightheaded to the point of fainting or if you experience headaches or neck pain while lifting weights, you should see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
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