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Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) D or major anxiety cause a feeling of dizziness when laying down with eyes closed? Had MRI and vestibular testing and normal.

Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) D or major anxiety cause a feeling of dizziness when laying down with eyes closed? Had MRI and vestibular testing and normal.

Dizziness Rx: It is possible that anxiety can cause symptoms of dizziness, but Mucinex (guaifenesin) probably would not. It is helpful that your tests were ok, that eliminates a lot of causes. Perhaps not it is time to get some therapy for your anxiety and some PT exercises for your dizziness. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is a type of dizziness. ...Read more


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I am on day 15 of my cycle and woke up with vertigo at all positions (laying down,sitting up,closing eyes). I have a 28 day cycle. Not taking bc and n?

I am on day 15 of my cycle and woke up with vertigo at all positions (laying down,sitting up,closing eyes). I have a 28 day cycle. Not taking bc and n?

Stress related i: This condition mostly related to any stress, for example: overworked, not enough sleep, heat exposure without adequate hydration and emotional breakdown. Please, calm yourself down, drink enough. Sleep enough! If this condition remains after sleep you need to see doctor ...Read more

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Been having dizziness when I turn my head when laying down and when I close my eyes in shower. What could this be?

Been having dizziness when I turn my head when laying down and when I close my eyes in shower. What could this be?

Inner ear imbalance: Your dizziness sounds like it could be coming from an inner ear imbalance. You would likely benefit from seeing an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialist. ...Read more

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Dizziness, head hot and tingly, sensations moving down to upper chest and back. It's very hot, yet I have no fever. When eyes closed: room spins.Help?

Dizziness, head hot and tingly, sensations moving down to upper chest and back. It's very hot, yet I have no fever. When eyes closed: room spins.Help?

Vertigo?: If you experience rotatory movement of the environment around you or you around the environment and/or feel as if the floor is coming up to meet you when you look down this suggests an abnormality in your semicircular canals (part of middle ear), or cerebellum. You should see a neurologist or ENT doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Tapering Valium down to 1mg and getting "dizzy" feeling. Like being pushed to one side or eyes not in sync with body. Not vertigo. Is this normal ?

Tapering Valium  down to 1mg and getting "dizzy" feeling.  Like being pushed to one side or eyes not in sync with body. Not vertigo. Is this normal
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No: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, valium tapering should be done under supervision because withdrawal from sedatives can lead to seizures, even fatal ones. Valium is, however, one of the easier drugs to taper due to its relatively long half life. The symptoms you describe are not typical. Could be serious withdrawal cannot say. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with vertigo. I was lying down and my left arm stated twitching and felt weak. My eyes were also kind of twitchy. What is that?

Was diagnosed with vertigo. I was lying down and my left arm stated twitching and felt weak. My eyes were also kind of twitchy. What is that?

Sounds central: If the world was spinning or felt like moving, this sounds like central vertigo with all of those other symptoms. Would be important to see a neurologist. ...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