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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. ?

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. ?

Weight loss: is concerning as is uyou dizziness. Please consukt your prescribing physician and ask about your BP dose; however the weight loss is concerning and you need a medical examination. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

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


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Strange bloodshot eyes for weeks, losing weight, dizziness, fatigue, sore back muscles, hard to exhale completely. Can this be from untreated asthma?

Strange bloodshot eyes for weeks, losing weight, dizziness, fatigue, sore back muscles, hard to exhale completely. Can this be from untreated asthma?

Losing sleep: It seems you are losing sleep and breathing problems are keeping you up. Tell your doctor about your symptoms, as indeed they can symptoms of uncontrolled asthma. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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Why is it that i get light-headed when i lift weights?

Why is it that i get light-headed when i lift weights?

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

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Today i got lightheaded and fell but didn't lose consciousness. It almost happened again but i sat down and was fine. What could this be from?

Bppv or bp issue: Check with ent. They will check for bppv benign positional vertigo. They will check your blood pressure as well. Be sure you are not pregnant. It is not very common to have blood pressure issues at your age. ...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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheadedness (Definition)

Lightheadedness = the sensation that one ...Read more