Top
30
Doctor insights on: One Second Dizzy

Share
1

1
What could cause a one second dizziness "as if someone pushed you " ? This happens once every few months

What could cause a one second dizziness "as if someone pushed you " ? This happens once every few months

Explanation : Sometimes a short time dizziness may happen when you suddenly change the position from bed or chair to standing. It's actually considered normal. Because you have it occasionally, you just try to make this kind a movement slowly. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3,767 doctors shared insights

Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


2

2
Is it possible for symptoms of a panic/anxiety attack to happen before panicked thoughts? One second fine, next dizzy/heart racing, then scared.

Is it possible for symptoms of a panic/anxiety attack to happen before panicked thoughts? One second fine, next dizzy/heart racing, then scared.

Possible : I suggest that you see someone to help sort this out. Some cardiovascular, autonomic nervous system problems can cause symptoms that you describe. ...Read more

3

3
Does diabtics cause numbness, dizziness, one side headach.?

Does diabtics cause numbness, dizziness, one side headach.?

Numb yes, headach no: Diabetes can cause numbness by nerve damage but not headaches or dizziness. Migraines however can also be associated with dizziness. ...Read more

4

4
I woke up one day very dizzy and it lasted about two hours what is the cause?

I woke up one day very dizzy and it lasted about two hours what is the cause?

Dizzy: First step is visit to your pcp to check your vital signs, review your medications, do exam & order blood work. ...Read more

6

6
Why do a lot I feel dizzy every time I lay down on one side like my left side I feel dizzy ?

Why do a lot I feel dizzy every time I lay down on one side like my left side I feel dizzy ?

Inner ear issue: is most likely. Avoid lying on that side, get up slowly from any position, and see a clinician to get an actual diagnosis. Lots of useful info on http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/index.html Good luck! ...Read more

7

7
I go to toilet ones or twice a week for the most .Recently I also feel dizziness before going .Why? And what to do?

I go to toilet ones or twice a week for the most .Recently I also feel dizziness before going .Why? And what to do?

Dehydration: You are costipated and behind on your fluids which can also lead to dizziness when you strain to have a movement. Cut out the caffeine and drink 80-100ounces of fluids per day. Give it two weeks and you will see improvement. ...Read more

8

8
I have been feeling dizzy lately one time i got out of bed not knowing where i was because i was so dizzy what should i do?

I have been feeling dizzy lately one time i got out of bed not knowing where i was because i was so dizzy what should i do?

Rule out BPPV: One of the most common forms of dizziness is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. It is usually self limited but also can respond to physical therapy. This problem can occur in any age group. But to be certain see an ENT doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

9

9
Past 4 days I restart a rx-occasional dizziness-could be part of one of my illnesses-also seen 2-3 times in 3-4 days floating sparks of light-Need ER?

Past 4 days I restart a rx-occasional dizziness-could be part of one of my illnesses-also seen 2-3 times in 3-4 days floating sparks of light-Need ER?

Not sure: you restarted a prescription, you have occasional dizziness, you see flashes of light, you've been seen 2 to 3 times in the last 3 to 4 days. If you had appropriate work up at those visits, I would not be too concerned about your symptoms. If any of your symptoms are new and were not discussed at your previous visits, you need to see your provider for reevaluation. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read more

10

10
I had an episode of extreme dizziness while driving today. The type that makes your body move and you can't control it and it's hard to see well. I haven't had one of these episodes in a while. Never had one while driving. I had no other symptoms. Could t

I had an episode of extreme dizziness while driving today. The type that makes your body move and you can't control it and it's hard to see well. I haven't had one of these episodes in a while. Never had one while driving. I had no other symptoms. Could t

Seizure: I would stop driving and get to a doctor. At your age, this could be a heart or brain problem. If your were working out before, it could be something as simple as dehydration, but you need a formal evaluation for this. ...Read more

11

11
What causes one to have dizziness?

What causes one to have dizziness?

Lots: Not a specific symptom- lightheaded? Fell like impending faint? Equilibrium off? Room spinning? You spinning? Related to position or position change? All have different causes; can be related to sinus, inner ear, brian issues; blood pressure or heart rhythm problems, dehydration, medications. Worth a doctor visit esp if recurring, chronic, assoc wi/ visual, hearing changes, headaches, etc. ...Read more

13

13
What is the best way one can cope with dizziness?

What is the best way one can cope with dizziness?

Calm and control: Two forms of dizziness seem to exist. The more common is the sensation of movement with a spinning or rocking sensation. This is often associated with nausea and difficulty with vision. The other is the light headed sensation as though you may faint. This can be associated with pale and clammy feeling and near loss of consciousness. Learn to stop and calm and lie down and relax and not panic. ...Read more

14

14
Are back pain and dizziness related to one another?

Are back pain and dizziness related to one another?

No !: I cannot think of a condition that connects the two, unless dizziness is caused as the side effect of medication taken for back pain! ...Read more

15

15
Whats wrong when one gets dizzy and hot and feels like they need to puke multiple x a day randomly?

Nausea dizzy: Are you pregnant? The list of things that could be causing this is rather long. Have you had a gastric bypass? Is this related to meals? Is it only with certain foods? The list of things that can cause this is too long and some can be more serious than others - in this case considering how complex this is you should strongly consider seeing a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

16

16
What would cause one to feel dizzy, the whole place is spinning. This happens if I holds my head down or turns it ?

What would cause one to feel dizzy, the whole place is spinning. This happens if I holds my head down or turns it ?

BPPV: Sensation of spinning which is related to movement of head and resolves shortly after cessation of movement is usually benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. If there are other associated signs or symptoms such as hearing loss or change, pain in ear or persistence of symptoms, one should be evaluated. See treatment of bppv on-line. ...Read more

17

17
One day I didn't get the chance to eat lunch till really late that day. I felt really dizzy and I felt like I was to black out. Why?

One day I didn't get the chance to eat lunch till really late that day. I felt really dizzy and I felt like I was to black out. Why?

Low blood sugar: can cause this. Also low blood pressure can produce this sort of problem. Usually with low blood sugar you will feel hungry. I'd see a doctor and have a couple of things checked. Any chance of being pregnant or anemic? ...Read more

19

19
For the past few months I have been having headaches everyday sometimes more then one a day.And dizziness at times.What could be causing this?

For the past few months I have been having headaches everyday sometimes more then one a day.And dizziness at times.What could be causing this?

Investigate: 39 yo female with daily headche, "belly pain", ; occasional dizziness, #fibromyalgia ; cerebral mass of concern. Medical evaluation (? Mri) necessary. Innocuous explanation chronic unilateral neck muscle spasm causing constant muscle tension headache. Dizziness often accompanies cervical muscle spasm. Look for chronic head tilting secondary to scoliosis and/or pelvic hypermobility. See osteopath. ...Read more

20

20
What to do about postpartum dizziness at one week?

What to do about postpartum dizziness at one week?

Needs to be checked : It is difficult to say what is causing your post partum dizziness .It can be caused by many causes like low or high BP, Anemia or some other csuse. I will advice you get it checked by your doctor if it is persistsnt ...Read more

21

21
Can eating one meal a day cause weakness or dizziness/lightheadedness?

Expected: Human is not made to eat just one meal a day and thus you are subjecting yourself to bouts of hypoglycemia when without food for a long time , thus the weakness and dizziness you need to eat at least 3 meals a day. They need not be large, just enough to cover your energy need. ...Read more

22

22
I recently lost 34 lbs IV been on the diet for a year and one month lately i feel lightheaded and feel dizzy why now?

I recently lost 34 lbs IV been on the diet for a year and one month lately i feel lightheaded and feel dizzy why now?

Lightheaded!: The two most common causes would be lightheadedness secondary to a drop in blood pressure, or hypoglycemia. Both can be easily checked out! ...Read more

23

23
About once a year, I have one day when i'm dizzy all day. Vertigo, I think. Why could this be? How could I prevent or deal with it?

About once a year, I have one day when i'm dizzy all day.  Vertigo, I think.  Why could this be?  How could I prevent or deal with it?

Yearly dizzy spell: If your dizziness is once a year, have you checked your blood pressure when you are dizzy? Low blood pressure and you get dehydrated for some reason, you could become dizzy. That could also happen with sleep deprivation. Benign positional vertigo is usually related to body position, but can sometimes, rarely, recur. Have you seen your family doctor or an ear, nose and throat specialist? ...Read more

24

24
What are the most common causes of dizzyness no one can figure out why im dizzy when I stand up or walk have had every test they say anxiety?

What are the most common causes of dizzyness no one can figure out why im dizzy when I stand up or walk have had every test they say anxiety?

Long list: The list of things that cause dizziness are as long as your arm. If you haven't been seen by a neurologist, that seems like a logical next step. ...Read more

25

25
I took 25 mg of hydroxyzine one lastnite, and one this am ive been in bed all day feeling bad...when i stand up i feel real weak and very dizzy...

I took 25 mg of hydroxyzine one lastnite, and one this am ive been in bed all day feeling bad...when i stand up i feel real weak and very dizzy...

Hydroxyzine : side effect, don't take anymore, will wear off in one or two days, don't drive or operate machinery, see if you are taking other medications that would sedate you more or interact with hydroxyzine, if more symptoms or not getting better, see your doctor or go to urgent care / ER, best wishes ...Read more

26

26
What are the most common causes of dizzyness no one can figure out why im dizzy when I stand up or walk have had every test they say anxiety 4 neurolo?

What are the most common causes of dizzyness no one can figure out why im dizzy when I stand up or walk have had every test they say anxiety 4 neurolo?

Dizziness: Dizziness can mean 1 of 2 things; lightheadedness & vertigo. Lightheadedness is feeling like you're about to faint or pass out & may get nauseated. It is relieved by lying down. It is not serious & usually is caused by drop of blood pressure or blood flow to head when u get up too fast. Vertigo is feeling like you or surroundings are moving, as if u r spinning or falling. It is most likely anxiety. ...Read more

27

27
Doctr prescribed propronolol 40mg - take one 3 times a day for BP & mild anxity , using for more than 3 wks, now i feel tired, dizzy.Can i stop abruptly?

Doctr prescribed propronolol 40mg - take one 3 times a day for BP & mild anxity , using for more than 3 wks, now i feel tired, dizzy.Can i stop abruptly?

Don't stop: You may need a lower dose, but stopping abruptly may cause sudden increase in your blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms and you could get it decreased. ...Read more

28

28
Getting h/aches for months getting worse, get dizzy and a feeling of pressure its weird feeling as soon as wake i get one and bad at night, foggy fellin?

Getting h/aches for months getting worse, get dizzy and a feeling of pressure its weird feeling as soon as wake i get one and bad at night, foggy fellin?

?migraines: Much of what is described is consistent with migraine and the issues which may accompany the headache phases, but your headaches could be secondary to other problems, and you should have this thoroughly evaluated, and treated. See your local neurologist. ...Read more

29

29
What could one pupil being larger than the other and dizzy spells signify?

What could one pupil being larger than the other and dizzy spells signify?

Many possibilities : Pupils of unequal size could be due to irritation of the eye with different chemicals. If you are dizzy and your doctor put you on something called scopolamine patch, touching your eye can cause the pupil to widen. Generally unequal pupils should be brought to a doctors attention for a complete work up. Not to alarm you but i would try to get seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

30

30
Can bed rest staying in one position for a month cause Cervicogenic dizziness?

Not likely: More likely postural reflexes became deconditioned. These reflexes help body maintain blood flow to brain when suddenly standing up &gravity pulls blood to feet. Usually reflexes return to normal after several days or weeks of spending time on feet. Vestibular system may also be deconditioned, and inner ear may need to re-adapt to standing/moving around. Vestibular training can help. ...Read more