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Doctor insights on: Off Balance Feeling For A Few Months

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Feeling off balance?

Feeling off balance?

Nonspecific: Could be inner ear, post-traumatic, a component of a migraine syndrome, problem within cranium or neck, anemia, hypothyroidism, medication adverse event. ...Read more

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Can predinsone cause feeling off-balance, sort of not centered?

Can predinsone cause feeling off-balance, sort of not centered?

Mild side effect: High dose Prednisone can disrupt your sleep and make you feel more on-edge or moody. If you are taking a Prednisone taper, make sure you are taking the medication early in the day and with food. If you are to take this medication on a chronic basis, contact your physician regarding your symptoms — a lower dose may not cause the problem. Do not stop a Prednisone taper without contacting MD! ...Read more

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Feeling of balance only when sitting in front of computer what this be?

Feeling of balance only when sitting in front of computer what this be?

Light from computer: U should have u'r eyes checked first. It would also help to place a dimming screen on the computer screen ...Read more

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Hi my I am 24 years old and i been feeling sick I feel heavy and not in balance?

Go see your Dr: For a comprehensive medical evaluation and assessment. I'd recommend blood work to include thyroid test, urinalysis and ekg. Perhaps you just need some rest and relaxation. Life in this country is a rat race and there's no even rats to race. Go on vacation, go on a cruise. Life is too short. Have fun and god bless you friend! ...Read more

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Feeling nauseous and off balance. Noticed I am swaying a bit when I stand. What could it be?

Feeling nauseous and off balance.  Noticed I am swaying a bit when I stand. What could it be?

Dizzy: There are a lot of things it could be, but it's important to have it evaluated in person by a physician. As the Nike people say, just do it! ...Read more

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I have anxiety. Can I get off balance feeling daily from it without actually having an attack?

I have anxiety. Can I get off balance feeling daily from it without actually having an attack?

Anxiety attacks. : Attacks of anxiety and panic can vary in their manifestations, so I wouldn't doubt that this off balance feeling COULD be due to anxiety. This doesn't mean that it IS due to anxiety, but it COULD be due to anxiety. If it persists, get it checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Took an overdose of armor(30mg instead of 15mg). What should I do? Feeling a bit anxious and weak. How to balance?

Took an overdose of armor(30mg instead of 15mg). What should I do? Feeling a bit anxious and weak. How to balance?

Armour: If this is a one time overdose, it is not a big deal, the medicine does not work very fast and your symptoms are probably related to anxiety. ...Read more

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Lately, every once in a while, when I wake up I feel extremely weak and off balance feeling like I am going to fall. The length is usually a few minute?

Lately, every once in a while, when I wake up I feel extremely weak and off balance feeling like I am going to fall. The length is usually a few minute?

Weakness: Hello, feeling weak and sometimes dizzy after a sudden change in position from lying and sleeping to standing erect will cause a temporary lightheadedness. If this persists, review your symptoms with your doctor. A tilt test, evaluation for cardiac dysrhythmia and anemia may be recommended. Check with your doctor because most times this is a normal change in human physiology. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been experiencing an off balance feeling and dizziness... What could this be?

My boyfriend has been experiencing an off balance feeling and dizziness... What could this be?

Could be many things: Vertigo, dehydration, inner ear problems, or primary neurological problems are all on the list. If this is bothersome, or persistent, see a primary care provider for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can anxiety make u feel off balance n weird feeling I pass Romberg n everyone says I walk fine?

Can anxiety make u feel off balance n weird feeling I pass Romberg n everyone says I walk fine?

Indirectly, yes.: Anxiety is anticipation of something frightening that isn't imminent. Like fear, it can activate the flight, fight or freeze response which triggers stress hormones. These hormones increase your heart and respiratory rate. If your respiratory rate exceeds your body's need for oxygen, you can experience symptoms of hyperventilation syndrome, some of which you describe in your note. ...Read more

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I have feeling that i lost my balance. Its like sinking feeling in head and last just few seconds?

I have  feeling that i lost my balance. Its like sinking feeling in head and last just few seconds?

Dehydration: It may be due to dehydration. Drink enough water every day so that your urine is mostly colorless and see if that helps.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What kind of symptoms can worrying causes? & why & how does this happen? I'm 21 worried bout my head pains I get & lil off balance feeling

What kind of symptoms can worrying causes? & why & how does this happen? I'm 21 worried bout my head pains I get & lil off balance feeling

anxiety: Nervousness, sweating, feeling short of breath can all be symptoms of anxiety or as you put it, worrying too much. Speaking with a mental health counselor or psychiatrist can be very helpful in dealing with what is worrying you at loud. There is a multitude of pharmacotherapies that can treat anxiety very effectively so it's not something you need to live with. ...Read more

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For the past couple of months I've been feeling very off balance when I walk more like a bounce, this also hsppens when I sit or laydown sometimes?

For the past couple of months I've been feeling very off balance when I walk more like a bounce, this also hsppens when I sit or laydown sometimes?

Dysequilibrium : You should see your doctor for an evaluation to enable them to find out what is causing this sensation. You may need a balance test and a hearing test. Part of the balance system is housed in your ears, adjacent to the hearing system. ...Read more

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IVe experienced a heavy feeling in the head accompanied by a feeling of being slightly off balance. I've never lost balance and fallen over. Is it ms?

Not necessarily: MS manifests in many ways but there are other far more common conditions which can cause the symptoms you described. The potential causes range from just a viral infection, sinus infection ...to neurologic disorders. You need to get examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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I get extremely anxious in certain situations, feeling my earth is rising and losing balance. Taking xanax (alprazolam) 2x0.25 mg. Is there anydanger for my health?

I get extremely anxious in certain situations, feeling my earth is rising and losing balance. Taking xanax (alprazolam) 2x0.25 mg. Is there anydanger for my health?

Anxiety: Anxiety and stress is very common and can be very annoying to many people. Xanax (alprazolam) is an FDA Approved drug to treat anxiety. If taken too often and at higher doses, it may become addicting, so be sure to discuss how you take it with your Dr. There are many treatments for stress that can be used other than just medications, so be sure to discuss all options of management with your Dr. Best wishes ...Read more

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Does off balance type feeling have anything to do with epilepsy?

Does off balance type feeling have anything to do with epilepsy?

Not usually: Unless you count medication side effect off balance sensation isn't normally connected to epilepsy. Vertiginous epilepsy is really rare. ...Read more

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I've been feeling dizzy and off-balance off and on for 3 days now. What should I do?

I've been feeling dizzy and off-balance off and on for 3 days now. What should I do?

Dizziness: Dizziness can be caused by a variety of maladies. You really need to be evaluated by your primary care provider. This would be the first step to getting the right treatment. ...Read more

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Been feeling dizzy like off balance for the past week what could it be f, 22, 120lbs.

Been feeling dizzy like off balance for the past week what could it be f, 22, 120lbs.

Many possibilities: There could be many causes of your dizziness, ranging from heart problems to an inner problem, to a disorder affecting your cerebellum. You should see your primary doctor and have them decide if you need to see a neurologist, otolaryngologist or if it's a different problem. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with vestibular neuritis about 2 years ago. For the past 2 months I have been feeling out of balance every single day. Second opinion?

Diagnosed with vestibular neuritis about 2 years ago. For the past 2 months I have been feeling out of balance every single day. Second opinion?

Vestibular Neuritis?: Vestibular neuritis refers to an inner ear disorder without an identifiable cause. It can occur as a single event or recurrent attacks frequently associated with nausea and/or vomiting and not necessarily associated with auditory symptoms. You should go back to the prior physician especially if he/she has previously performed audiometry and/or eng so a comparison can be performed. ...Read more

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I've been feeling as thought everything is surreal. I don't feel like myself anymore and I've been so drained. I lose balance, and track time. Why?

I've been feeling as thought everything is surreal. I don't feel like myself anymore and I've been so drained. I lose balance, and track time. Why?

Depression?: Get a psychiatric evaluation to determine severity of symptoms of what bothers you. Medications may be warranted. Also, find a reputable psychotherapist to help you figure out what depression means to you, and how to better deal with it. Optimally medication and therapy together works best. ...Read more

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Eveytime I look down and look back up again I get this weird feeling like I can't keep my balance?

Eveytime I look down and look back up again I get this weird feeling like I can't keep my balance?

Vertigo?: It sounds like you are suffering from vertigo...a specific kind of dizziness caused by a problem in the semicircular canals — special tube-like structures inside the skull bones just inside the ears — which normally help us maintain our balance and sense of position. Occasionally, I can help a patient find relief using the Epley Maneuver, in which a series of position changes restore balance. ...Read more

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Past couple of days feeling off balance again. This happens to me every other month. What could this be?

Past couple of days feeling off balance again. This happens to me every other month. What could this be?

Coincide with period: Every OTHER month you feel unbalanced? Really? That is odd. Have you documented this on a running log? I know of nothing except MENSES that could be cyclically heavier & lighter causing perhaps, more anemia in certain months and hence more dizzies. Is this possible? Who gave you the dx of vestibular neuritis? Antihistamines can make you feel dizzy as well. Get to a neurologist and get more info. ...Read more

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I've been dealing with off balance, swaying feeling for 7 months now, trying to figure out the cause. Help!

I've been dealing with off balance, swaying feeling for 7 months now, trying to figure out the cause. Help!

See a physician: You should probably see a physician to be diagnosed properly. Off balance or dizziness can be caused by a number of different problems. A complete history is usually necessary. ...Read more

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How do I balance spending time with my new four month baby boy and my husband evenly without feeling like im neglecting the other one?

How do I balance spending time with my new four month baby boy and my husband evenly without feeling like im neglecting the other one?

E.A.S.Y.: E.A.S.Y. Help baby develop a pattern of eating when you decide. Preferably every 3-4 hours during daytime. After eating, keep her awake for 20-30 min. So she doesn't require feeding to prompt sleep. Place baby in separate area from eating for sleeping. Routines for sleep by 8pm. Then you time for a couple hours w spouse at end of the day. Hang in there. Dr. J. ...Read more