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Lightheadedness (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


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What are causes of lightheadedness and nausea in college kids?

What are causes of lightheadedness and nausea in college kids?

A long list: Ranging from their bad eating habits to actual illnesses. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing lightheadedness, trouble concentrating, nausea, when i stand or sit, but feel better after laying down should I be concerned?

I'm experiencing lightheadedness, trouble concentrating, nausea, when i stand or sit, but feel better after laying down should I be concerned?

Many reasons: There can be many reasons for this. A common reason includes orthostatic hypotension from dehydration, in which case adequate hydration and getting up slowly and pausing for 15-30 seconds before walking may help. Another reason can be new medications. If this persists or gets worse, you should see your PCP. Further reading: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dizzinessandvertigo.html ...Read more

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Threw up liquid, experiencing sudden lightheadedness & extreme nausea. ?

Threw up liquid, experiencing sudden lightheadedness & extreme nausea. ?

Possibilities...: I would need to have more information to give an accurate answer on what this could be.If this just started and you are also having fever this could be related to a virus. The most important thing is drink fluids in order to avoid dehydration and rest. Other possibilities: gastritis, indigestion, pregnancy, among others. If symptoms persist go to an urgent care center for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My grandmother is 88yrs old. She has been complaining of lightheadedness, nervousness and shaking. She went to the hospital and they said she was ok.

My grandmother is 88yrs old. She has been complaining  of lightheadedness, nervousness and shaking. She went to the hospital and they said she was ok.

Not okay: From your description, it doesn't sound like your grandmother is okay. At the very least, she's very anxious. If the er doctors examined discharged her, they must have given suggestions for follow-up care. Were medications prescribed? You could call her physician and ask for help. Also, er doctors (like any of us) can be wrong. If you're concerned, return to er for a recheck. ...Read more

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Is shaking, lightheadedness, and loss of appetite normal to get when girls are on their period?

Shaking on period: Shaking and lightheadedness are totally normal on your period. Do not worry. Make sure you drink plenty of water and eat a balanced diet and you will get through it good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What is the best way to diagnose acute mountain sickness? I usually get headaches, lightheadedness and occasional nausea at high elevation.

What is the best way to diagnose acute mountain sickness? I usually get headaches, lightheadedness and occasional nausea at high elevation.

Mountain sickness: Those are exactly the symptoms you will feel at higher elevations if you can, try to move upto the higher elevations more gradually and you will accommodate a little better. Good luck. ...Read more

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24/f, nausea, severe chills, worsened reflux, lightheadedness, diarrhea, etc. for 1 wk. MA sugg. anxiety. 7 pm onset, now starting earlier in day?

24/f, nausea, severe chills, worsened reflux, lightheadedness, diarrhea, etc. for 1 wk. MA sugg. anxiety. 7 pm onset, now starting earlier in day?

See your doctor: Sounds like you are still not well. Please go back to your doctor and have a detailed examination and get all the concerns addressed. ...Read more

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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