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How come after I get light headed I see sparkles. ?

How come after I get light headed I see sparkles. ?

Decreased blood: To the brain. Usually caused by low blood pressure or ? Mild stroke, block in neck arteries, or heart problem. Can be normal in young. Need evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


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What do I do if I get light headed a lot?

What do I do if I get light headed a lot?

Hydration and diet: Some people become lightheaded when changing to standing from a sitting or laying position. Move so slowly to let your body adjust to blood moving away from your head. Drinking plenty of fluids and maintaining a well balanced diet are helpful in preventing lightheaded feelings. If you are still noticing these episodes, see your doctor to have the problem investigated further. ...Read more

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Why am i getting light headed all the time?

Why am i getting light headed all the time?

Many reasons: 25 year old could have dehydration, pregnancy, migraine, low blood pressure, stress, diabetis mellitus ... To name a few. Get a check up with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What sorts of problems make you feel light-headed or unable to think?

What sorts of problems make you feel light-headed or unable to think?

Multiple: Several possibilities come to mind, including anxiety -- either temporary like having to give a speech, or more chronic like an ongoing anxiety disorder such as generalized anxiety d/o or panic d/o. Intoxication with alcohol or other substances is another. Dehydration and medications which lower your blood pressure -- and standing up quickly with these on board. ...Read more

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Why is it that i feel light headed whenever i stand up?

Why is it that i feel light headed whenever i stand up?

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 seek out a neurologist. Further reading: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dizzinessandvertigo.html ...Read more

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Started feeling light headed and off balance all of the sudden. This also happened last week. Then just went away. What could it be?

Started feeling light headed and off balance all of the sudden. This also happened last week. Then just went away. What could it be?

See your doctor: It could be a lot of things. It could range from low blood sugar, anemia, low blood pressure or vertigo. Even an arrhythmia can do it. Get yourself evaluated, its esp helpful if you're seen while you're having an episode or just had one. Don't ignore it. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed and feel like coughing?

Feeling light headed and feel like coughing?

Vague symptoms: Can you provide more information, such as: duration of symptoms, sudden vs insidious onset, fever, fatigue, other constitutional symptoms? Do you have any other medical problems? ...Read more

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Have been felling sick and light headed now for three days?

Many possibilities: There is not enough information for a reasonable answer it could be trivial or potentially serious . See your primary doctor. ...Read more

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For several weeks I have been getting light headed from anything and everything I do. I know this is not normal but I can't figure out why. Can you?

For several weeks I have been getting light headed from anything and everything I do. I know this is not normal but I can't figure out why. Can you?

Not enough informati: What is meant by lightheadedness, do you have dizziness , vertigo balance problems general symptoms or are you on medications does it occur only on standing? Have your blood pressure checked lying down and standing! ...Read more