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I am feeling frequent dizziness for the past couple of weeks.some times feeling normal,especially night time I am experiencing this more?

I am feeling frequent dizziness for the past couple of weeks.some times feeling normal,especially night time I 

am experiencing this more?

Time to see doctor: You need to be evaluated. You know it is not normal to be dizzy. So get checked so you can resolve this issue ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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What can cause dizziness?

What can cause dizziness?

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

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Is ginger good for dizziness?

Herbal Therapy: Homeopathic ingredients such as cocculus indicus, lobelia inflata and gelsemium have proven to highly effective in relieving the symptoms of dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, headaches and emotional upsets. However, you need to see your doctor to make sure you have nothing serious. ...Read more

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What to do to stop dizziness?

Depends on the cause: There are too many causes of dizziness to list.
Low blood pressure, low blood sugar, anemia, dehydration, hypothyroidism, problems with ear, and on and on... They all have different treatments--see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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When is dizziness an emergency?

When is dizziness an emergency?

On dizziness: Dizziness is a common symptom caused by a number of different factors, some that are benign and some that are serious.

I would be concerned about dizziness that affected walking severely, dizziness associated with long-lasting double vision, clumsiness in one arm, or intractable vomiting. Sometimes these are signs of a problem with the brain. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do I relieve the dizziness?

How do I relieve the dizziness?

Remedies: Provide fluids and rest to start.If not relieved make sure to provide some easy source of calories to raise blood sugar. providing a decongestant may be helpful if age appropriate and there are allergy or sinus symptoms coexisting ...Read more

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Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Vertigo: You probably have positional vertigo. During swinging there is change of head and body position which triggers vertigo. ...Read more

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Could certain foods cause dizziness?

Could certain foods cause dizziness?

Don't think so: Foods themselves do not cause dizziness. If you have an abnormal release of Insulin in response to certain foods then your sugar could drop suddenly causing the sense of dizziness. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have dizziness?

What does it mean if I have dizziness?

Nothing vs. smth: Dizziness is experienced by all of us. To raise a red flag, though is worth when it is getting more frequent and severe, cannot be otherwise explained by "benign" causes (orthostatic hypotension, for example) and also having other symptoms present (headache, double vision, seizures, numbness, weakness in certain parts of the body, gait disturbances etc.). ...Read more

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It dizziness the same thing as vertigo?

It dizziness the same thing as vertigo?

In most cases yes: If feeling of faintness is not considered dizziness, then dizziness and vertigo can be same. We should think of this as syndrome in which one or more symptoms may coexist. These are lightheadedness, spinning, tilting, falling, nausea, vomiting, loss of balance and these are triggered by change of head or body position such as bending or getting up from bed. ...Read more

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Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Ear brain heart: People get dizzy because the balance centers are out of balance. Sudden standing may decrease blood flow, ear infections and viruses irritate the nerves, tumors and strokes and hemorrhage can damage brain centers. If all else is good, psychological stress and anxiety can throw off balance. Drugs are famous to cause dizziness. Not much else. ...Read more

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Is crystalized ginger good for dizziness?

Is crystalized ginger good for dizziness?

Probably of value: Ginger root is a valuable item for sea sickness, and car sickness, and may help the patient with vertigo. Likely could be used in numerous forms, but the typical dose of ginger root capsules is about 1000 mg every 4-6 hrs as needed. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

Many causes: Difficult question. Often inner ear. Requires thorough eval because of the chronicity. ...Read more

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What is dizziness a symptom of in general?

What is dizziness a symptom of  in general?

Many causes : Many causes such as: narrowed arteries in the neck or head, fast or slow heartbeat, very low blood pressure, malfunctioning heart valves, severe anemia, etc. ...Read more

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What're the common causes of random dizziness?

What're the common causes of random dizziness?

Ears drugs migraine: Infection or dysfunction of the ear can cause a for of vertigo and dizziness which can be severe. Medications and drugs will often have side effect of dizziness. One of the more common symptoms of migraine headaches is dizziness and nausea. Meniere's disease affects the inner ear, and Dilantin toxicity affects the cerebellum and brainstem. Ear infections can cause severe dizziness. ...Read more

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Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

No: The active ingredient in every flavor of halls lozenges is menthol. I have never heard of menthol causing dizziness. ...Read more

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What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

Many causes: Vertigo is a sensation of you or your environment spinning. This implies dysfunction in the balance system, from brainstem to inner ear. Obviously many causes including toxins, drugs, infection, brain injury, stroke, tumor, irritating blood vessels, congenital anomalies & many, many more. Dizziness is a vague, ill-defined term which has therefor a much broader range of possible causes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dizziness?

Dizziness: Dizziness = per Mayo Clinic is " range of sensations, such as feeling faint, woozy, weak or unsteady. Dizziness that creates the false sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving is called vertigo." See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dizziness/basics/definition/CON-20023004 ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if I have dizziness, blank out and other things?

Yes: Brain issues (malfunctioning) (low sugar, low cerebral perfusion, seizures etc) could be vascular (bp drops, or heart rythmn is off) or electrical in nature. Get checked out. You probably need a holter 24 to see if your hearts beats too slowly and/ or a brainwave test (eeg). I'm sure you'll get the problem fixed. ...Read more

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Dizzy when standing ?

Dizzy when standing ?

Dizziness: Dizziness with standing is usually related to a sudden drop in blood pressure (BP) when the person suddenly changes posture. You may go to your GP and have them measure your BP while lying down, then sitting up and finally standing up. Also check the heart rate in the same position. Orthostatic hypotension is usually associated with an increase in heart rate and a drop in BP ...Read more

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What can cause dizzy spell?

Many causes: Dizzy spells can be caused by a virus, ear disorder, drop in blood pressure, heart disease, anemia, TIA and others too numerous to include. Your doctor starts with a history and physical exam then orders tests based on the most likely causes for your particular symptoms. ...Read more

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I woke up wobbly and dizzy?

I woke up wobbly and dizzy?

Doctor assessment: Is reguired here - may have vertigo and then have to work out whether peripheral (eg ear problem) vs brain or other medical problem. Not enough information in the question you posted and will need examination and may need tests. Please see your doctor and all the best ...Read more

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Why do I keep feeling dizzy?

Why do I keep feeling dizzy?

There are many: different possibilities. Usually a cardiovascular cause is low blood pressure or slow heart rate. It can also be caused by neurological problems both inside your brain and in the peripheral nerves. Inner ear problems can also cause this. At your age it is probably from low blood pressure due to dehydration. See a health care provider and get checked out. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy most of the time?

I feel dizzy most of the time?

See a doctor: There are many causes for dizziness: low blood pressure, low blood count, low iron, lung or heart issues, vertigo etc. Please see your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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how do stop my dizzy spell's?

  how do stop my dizzy spell's?

The first step to: stopping your dizzy spells is to diagnose the reason you are having them. You need to be evaluated and examined by a health care professional and then might benefit from some testing to confirm his/her diagnostic impression. Usually the history will be sufficient to suggest a cause. Perhaps you could provide more to your health care professional when you are seen than you have here. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy all the time?

Cannot say: There is not enough information to determine your problem.
Re send you question with age, medical history, onset, associated findings, lying down vs standing, before/after meals, ear pathology? ...Read more

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How can I curb dizziness from tmj?

How can I curb dizziness from tmj?

A few things: If the dizziness is related to TMJ: Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments. ...Read more