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I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Bp drops by 5 or goes up by 10 and hr goes up 30 when i stand. Feel light headed. Autonomic neuropa?

I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Bp drops by 5 or goes up by 10 and hr goes up 30 when i stand. Feel light headed. Autonomic neuropa?

Pots syndrome: Pots syndrome and autonomic neuropathy are two different entities. For pots syndrome ensure you are hydrating sufficiently. Half you body weight is your target goal in ounces for water intake. Make sure you have salt in your diet. If you get up and get light headed sit down and put your feet above your head to get the blood where it needs to be ( your brain). Eliminate caffeine completely. ...Read more

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I am 5 days later. I had my tubes tied in 07. My back has been hurting in the middle. When i stand i get light headed, dizzy, and thick discharge?

I am 5 days later. I had my tubes tied in 07. My back has been hurting in the middle. When i stand i get light headed, dizzy, and thick discharge?

Pregnancy test: The best thing to do is be sure you're not pregnant. Run a home urine pregnancy test. If it's positive, seek care now. Pregnancy after a tubal ligation is at increased risk of being in the tubes and can rupture causing severe bleeding and death. ...Read more

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Whenever I stand up I get light headed and when ever I run I feel like I can't breathe. ?

Whenever I stand up I get light headed and when ever I run I feel like I can't breathe. ?

Light headed: These symptoms can be caused by several conditions. The light headiness on standing can be a drop in blood pressure when you stand called orthostatic hypotension.. The shortness of breath with exercise may be caused by a cardiac or pulmonary condition.
You should report these symptoms to your doctor and request an examination as soon as possible to find the true cause of your problems. ...Read more

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When I stand up I feel light headed and have to lean on something. I have a sharp pain in the center of my chest. I have a sharp pain on my back on my lower ribs on the right and a sharp pain on my side just below my ribs on the right side?

When I stand up I feel light headed and have to lean on something. I have a sharp pain in the center of my chest. I have a sharp pain on my back on my lower ribs on the right and a sharp pain on my side just below my ribs on the right side?

You should be seen: at a clinic or an ED. Any pain that is sharp and causing lightheadedness could be serious. You are entitled to be evaluated at any emergency department without insurance in order to determine whether you might be having an emergency. If you are having your period this could be a collapsed lung. If you have been injured, this could be a broken rib. Please get help. ...Read more

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3months & 1week pregnant with twins. Everytime i stand up i get light headed & dizzy I have eaten food n i just lay down . What could it be that making me dizzy?

3months & 1week pregnant with twins. Everytime i stand up i get light headed & dizzy I have eaten food n i just lay down . What could it be that making me dizzy?

You : You may be having orthostatic hypotension, which means your blood pressure falls when you stand up. Twins increase the demands on the cardiovascular system. Some women may have heart failure during pregnancy the risk goes up with twins. Many women experience fainting or syncope with pregnancy as their cardiovascular system adapts to the changes. An examination is in order. Has your doctor evaluated this complaint? ...Read more

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Sometimes I wake up light headed and it goes away after awhile but this time when I felt light headed the entire day. What could this be?

Sometimes I wake up light headed and it goes away after awhile but this time when I felt light headed the entire day. What could this be?

Dehydration: it is probably dehydration. drink 3 to 4 :8 oz glasses of water and see if the lightheadedness goes away. ake some motrin or tylenol for the headache. drink at least 2 liters of water on a daily basis. see how the water thing goes and you will be surprized ...Read more

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What is it when you feel light headed?

What is it when you feel light headed?

Low brain blood flow: Low blood pressure or sudden movement can create temporary decreases in blood flow to your brain. Dehydration, over medication, low blood sugar....
A medical work up is recommended. ...Read more

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Why am I constantly getting light headed?

Why am I constantly getting light headed?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes light headed & nausea?

What causes light headed & nausea?

Several things: Can be inner ear, sinus issue; heart rhythm disturbance, heart attack, low blood pressure, dehydration, electrolyte (body chemistry) abnormalities, severe pain from many causes, etc. ...Read more

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Always feel light headed and nauseated, what could be the reason?

Anxiety: This could be due to anxiety, but those are symptoms of many medical conditions. You should see your primary care doctor. If he or she rules out any medical condition, ask for a referral to a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Hi my dad is light headed and has pains in his neck...What are the causes?

Hi my dad is light headed and has pains in his neck...What are the causes?

Dizziness: Depends on age and medical condition. Be specific of how why what and where and isi it light headed ness or vertigo- things spin around. Pre stroke symptoms, or neck problems like cervical spondylosis. Detailed symptoms help doctor make diagnosis. Duration of attack, is there sweating or other allied symptoms. Talk with professional. ...Read more

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Light headed 4 days in a roll?

Light headed 4 days in a roll?

Make sure: you are eating properly and also have fluid intake. If you are doing this it is not normal to be light headed and dizzy for four days in a row. Any headaches or visual symptoms? Any muscle pain or pain on blinking your eyes? See a doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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Getting light headed when coughing?

Getting light headed when coughing?

See doctor....: If you are coughing so much that you are getting light-headed, you need to see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and treated. Common causes of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip. All of these have different treatments and your cough can be due to more than one cause. If smoking, you need to quit today! if you are short of breath, go to the er. ...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 do I feel light headed after sitting?

Low blood pressure: Blood pools in your legs while sitting. If you stand the body tells the veins and arteries to squeeze in the legs. If your dehydrated or have other conditions the response may not be strong enough to get blood to your brain. ...Read more

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What causes light headed when lying down?

Vertigo: The sensation of lightheadedness is not very specific, but vertigo (bppv) could be one of the causes. I would recommend see your local neurologist to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How come i get light headed when i stand?

Upright lightheaded: There can be many reasons - the most common, being dehydrated. Adequate water, and some salt intake (limit the latter) can help. If that is not the problem, then have your orthostatic blood pressure and heart rate assessed. There can be many other causes, some that are cardiovascular, some that involve your equilibrium/balance systems. ...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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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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What can it mean if you get light headed alot?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get light headed everytime i stand up?

Why do I get light headed everytime i stand up?

Many causes: It may be due to orthostatic hypotension, vertigoً , otitis, anemia . You need to be checked before you get a syncopal episode and get a serious injury ...Read more

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Can it mean anything to feel light headed alot?

Can it mean anything to feel light headed alot?

Yes, see an MD: Lightheadedness can be caused by a variety of medical issues, some serious. Depends on your age. The possibilities include 1) vascular isufficieny (not enug blood to brain), 2) automonic nerve dysfunction (if diabetic); 3) inner ear problems *meniere's disease); 4) medications, or 5) stress. See an ENT specialist or internist.. ...Read more

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