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My BP occasionally spikes when i sleep (i.E. 178/101) and i wake feeling disoriented and shaky. It subsides in about an hour. No spike during the day.

My BP occasionally spikes when i sleep (i.E. 178/101) and i wake feeling disoriented and shaky. It subsides in about an hour. No spike during the day.

Too high.: Sometimes salty food is at fault. Therefore, one should avoid salt and monitor ones bp, sitting and standing, daily. Aim for a BP which remains at 130/80 or lower. ...Read more

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Feeling Disoriented (Definition)

Confusion is the inability to think with your usual speed or clarity, including feeling disoriented and having difficulty paying attention, ...Read more


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Do you normally wake up from general anesthesia feeling disoriented?

Initially Yes.: The chemical that we use to induce general anesthesia act on the whole brain. Because of this it takes some time for the person to come clearly awake, frequently people are somewhat disoriented in the immediate post-operative period. This usually clears very quickly. ...Read more

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Can staying in the tanning bed too long lead me to feeling disoriented?

Can staying in the tanning bed too long lead me to feeling disoriented?

YES: A tan lasts 6 weeks tops; the side effects, as you describe, can be the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Is feeling disoriented a side effect of prozac?

Is feeling disoriented a side effect of prozac?

Not entirely sure : What you are experiencing. But there are 2 side effects of Prozac that can feel really strange. One is derealization and the other is depersonalization. Derealization is feeling like you are walking around in a dream and depersonalization is feeling as though you are watching yourself go through the day. If one of these is happening, it is the Prozac and you should call your doc. ...Read more

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Intense middle top abdominal pain to the point of wanting to pass out. Burning sensation happen twice today within an hr. Feeling disoriented after?

Intense middle top abdominal pain to the point of wanting to pass out. Burning sensation happen twice today within an hr. Feeling disoriented after?

Spasm: If the pain came and went but recurred again, it would suggest a spasm perhaps in the outlet of the stomach(pylorospasm). There may be associated inflammation of the lining of the stomach as well. Try a bland diet and take an antacid. If symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm about to have blood tests, worried. I have lots of swollen lymph nodes (not big in size) and have been feeling disoriented + weak for a while?

Hi, I'm about to have blood tests, worried. I have lots of swollen lymph nodes (not big in size) and have been feeling disoriented + weak for a while?

Bloodwork: Sorry to hear that, but not sure what to do at this time besides to encourage you to go forth and do the bloodwork. If negative, it'll be a great relief! ...Read more

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