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What is it when you have spells of the room spinning?

What is it when you have spells of the room spinning?

Vertigo: Vertigo is not rare - 20-30% of people experience it. It can be mild and infrequent - causes can be known, spinning around in play, being drunk, etc. Or part of an illness or a sign of neurological issue - serious or not. It may be good to have a good examination to track down the basis. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


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While sitting and watching television I suddenly was hit with a wave of vertigo (dizziness, room spinning) I'm a fit 28yo male in excellent health.

While sitting and watching television I suddenly was hit with a wave of vertigo (dizziness, room spinning) I'm a fit 28yo male in excellent health.

Positional vertigo: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is caused by a problem in the inner ear. It is short lasting vertigo. If problem persist more than 1 week, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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What is it about being semi-drunk that makes the room-spinning sensation when you lie down?

What is it about being semi-drunk that makes the room-spinning sensation when you lie down?

Room-spinning : When you are drunk, you knock off your central balancing mechanism located in the vermis at the bottom back of your brain. You begin to experience the room-spinning sensation. ...Read more

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Why do I get vertigo-like feelings, where the room is spinning?

Why do I get vertigo-like feelings, where the room is spinning?

Inner ear: Inner ear problems usually cause vertigo. The most common inner ear disorder causing vertigo is benign paroxsymal positional vertigo. This is due to dislodgement of microscopic rocks in the inner ear. You should see your physician or ENT to evaluate you further. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking codeine?I've experienced the whole room spinning and feeling very sick and not wanting to eat, is that normal?

What are the side effects of taking codeine?I've experienced the whole room spinning and feeling very sick and not wanting to eat, is that normal?

Discontinue codeine: This medication is not good for you. Guidelines for analgesic use published by the American Pain Society recommend that, as a general rule, any analgesic regimen should include a non-opioid drug even if the pain is severe enough to require the addition of an opioid. Call your doctor for medication adjustment. Feel better. ...Read more

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Can't lay head back without head going crazy room spinning, 18 male?

Can't lay head back without head going crazy room spinning, 18 male?

See ENT: Sounds like an issue with your vestibular system (the set of three, fluid-filled canals in each inner ear that help determine the head's 3d position. An ear-nose-throat dr (or otorhinolaryngologist) is best qualified to assess and treat, but primary care may be able to help also. ...Read more

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Spinning (Definition)

Dizziness & ...Read more