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What can cause me to wake up with a pounding heart and dizziness in the middle of the night. Not nightmares or anxiety?

What can cause me to wake up with a pounding heart and dizziness in the middle of the night. Not nightmares or anxiety?

Anxiety: I feel empathy for your Ponding heart and dizziness in the middle of night. And headache and abdominal pain.
At age 34, unresolved emotional conflicts, stressors of relationships, . Marriage, Separation, divorce, parenting, work, finances and children leaving home can cause emotional turmoil affecting sleep, cause
physical symptoms and anxiety.
See a Psychiatrist.
for Therapy and medication. ...Read more

Nightmares (Definition)

Also known as "dream anxiety disorder, " this is a sleep disorder characterized by frequent nightmares. The nightmares, which often portray the individual in a situation that jeopardizes their life or personal safety, usually occur during the ...Read more


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What's that? Sometimes I have nightmares+halluzinations and over the day for 5min I have the same feelings plus fever feelings and dizziness..

What's that? Sometimes I have nightmares+halluzinations and over the day for 5min I have the same feelings plus fever feelings and dizziness..

Partial seizures or: Partial seizures can occur even though there is no loss of consciousness (not pass out or fall with twitching). Sleep deprivation if very severe could cause these spells" as well. Is there an associated headache? Migraine equivalents do you feel your knees buckle when you experience intense emotion? Narcolepsy. Any recent head injury? Symptoms of infection other than fever - malaise, sweats? ...Read more

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I took 1 5mg melatonin 20hours ago now, had horrid nightmares and now I feel off and dizzy, almost drunk. My blood sugar is fine. Can it cause this?

I took 1 5mg melatonin 20hours ago now, had horrid nightmares and now I feel off and dizzy, almost drunk. My blood sugar is fine. Can it cause this?

Yes: You reminded me of own personal experience with melatonin. I tried 3 mg at bedtime and felt too groggy and "off" the next day. I don't like it but many of my patients find it helpful. Melatonin is deemed a "food additive" by the fda and does not come under the scrutiny that medication does. The doses we take are vastly greater than the quantities produced in the brain so I am a bit leery about it. ...Read more

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Too scared to take higher than 25mg of sertraline because of side effects, e.g.nightmares&dizzy. Will just 25mg help anxiety? Been on them for 3 wks.

Too scared to take higher than 25mg of sertraline because of side effects, e.g.nightmares&dizzy. Will just 25mg help anxiety? Been on them for 3 wks.

Open communication: Hi Emily, two things to consider...you will receive the greatest benefit from your medications if you are taking an adequate dose for whatever problem you are experiencing, AND most side effects are time limited. When they are not or are intolerable, alternatives exist. I urge you to speak openly with the prescribing physician about your concerns who can best guide treatment decisions. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there a beta blocker or ACE inhibitor that does not have nightmares, dizziness, hair loss as side effects?

Is there a beta blocker or ACE inhibitor that does not have nightmares, dizziness, hair loss as side effects?

Side effects...: The short answer is yes. Discuss your side effects with the doctor who prescribes your medications. ...Read more

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It so I can get it and put a end to this three and a half year old dizzy nightmare?

It so I can get it and put a end to this three and a half year old dizzy nightmare?

3 1/2 year old: If you have a prolonged repetitive nightmare see the psychiatrist because your mind is expressive a suppressed condition and you need to resolve it. ...Read more

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Just got diagnosis with pcos. Can you please tell me the symptoms if insulin resistance. Not been feeling good lately. Fatigue, dizzy, gas. Its nightmare, ?

Just got diagnosis with pcos. Can you please tell me the symptoms if insulin resistance. Not been feeling good lately. Fatigue, dizzy, gas. Its nightmare, ?

High blood sugar lev: High hb a1c
diabetes symptoms
thist
frequent urination
pcos causes infrequent peiods
possible breast secretion
hai on face abd chins
sonogram is important especially vaginl songram
blood test for hormones testesteon, fee testesteon, polctin level, dhesd, Insulin level etc. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up dizzy every morning?

Why do I wake up dizzy every morning?

Many possibles: It can run from high blood pressure to response to meds that you take, possibly at night, to benign positional vertigo. Too complex for simple curbside. Go see a doc. ...Read more

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I keep getting dizziness and tingling feeling when I wake up?

I keep getting dizziness and tingling feeling when I wake up?

Dizziness: A certain amount of being off balance when you first wake up is normal. Just do not jump out of bed and run to the rest room. Stop for a brief moment when you change positions in the am and allow the body to catch up to your movement. Have an ent check your dizziness. The tingly feeling results from lack of blood flow to the brain temporary. See an ent doc. Hope that helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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How come I get dizzy and feel like passing out when I wake up?

How come I get dizzy and feel like passing out when I wake up?

Wake up or sit up: Often it is the change of position due to blood pooling in your body so it can happen upon waking from bed or getting up to standing. ...Read more

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How come when I wake up in the morning I am always very dizzy?

How come when I wake up in the morning I am always very dizzy?

Postural Hypotension: I am not sure why you are dizzy when you get up in the morning. One possible cause is postural hypotension if you get up too quickly from a lying position. ...Read more

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Is it cause for concern if you wake up dizzy from being hot the whole night?

Is it cause for concern if you wake up dizzy from being hot the whole night?

Dizziness, hot at ni: Dizziness has multiple causes:dizziness, headache and night sweats including, middle ear infection, tension headaches, labyrinthitis, diabetes type 2, seizures, viral infection, heat exhaustion, high blood pressure, insulin reaction, anemia, carbon monoxide poisoning, cryptococcosisor vira, meningitis, anxiety disorder sinusitis, Panic attack, vasovagal syncope, brain tumors. You need an ENT speciali ...Read more

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When I lay down, I fell dizzy, same when I wake up also. What could be wrong?

Positional vertigo?: There is a condition known as benign positional vertigo. Which is what you may have.Dizziness, lightheadedness or frank vertigo have many causes if it persists see your md. ...Read more

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If you wake up dizzy like 3 times throughout the night should you be alarmed?

If you wake up dizzy like 3 times throughout the night should you be alarmed?

Dizziness: It is often difficult to find the cause of "dizziness". There are at least three types of dizziness: feeling light headed when you stand up quickly; the sensation of the room spinning (standing or other positions); and the feeling that you are wobbly or "off balance" as you walk. If you are talking about the room spinning and this has been going on for a while, you should probably be seen. ...Read more

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Why do I feel really dizzy when I wake up in the morning and get out off the bed?

Why do I feel really dizzy when I wake up in the morning and get out off the bed?

Dizzy in a 17 yr old: You are probably dehydrated. Drink plenty of water. No pop. Ear well and see if you are still dizzy in the next few days. You should be drinking atleast a 2 liter bottle of water a day or at least 8 8 oz glasses of water a day. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been feeling dizzy for the past three days when I wake up. What does that mean?

I have been feeling dizzy for the past three days when I wake up. What does that mean?

Dizziness: Dizziness means many different things to many people. You will get a much better diagnosis or answer if you describe your sensation without using the d word. Spinning, lightheaded, off balance, floating, etc. ...Read more

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What could cause me to wake up an the room feel like the room is spinnig and I also stay a little dizzy afterwards?

What could cause me to wake up an the room feel like the room is spinnig and I also stay a little dizzy afterwards?

Vertigo: It seems you may have vertigo...A common condition. Often the exact cause is not known, and treatment is symptomatic--relieving symptoms.
If hearing loss is associated, then possible meniers' disease.
If severe headache, vision trouble, the emergent eval is advised.
If none of above, then take it easy. Otc Meclizine may help.
If worsens, consult doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What could make me super dizzy when I wake up in the am from getting out of bed? I'm sure it could be many things? But what should I ask first?

What could make me super dizzy when I wake up in the am from getting out of bed? I'm sure it could be many things? But what should I ask first?

DehydrTion: We are very bad when it comes to proper hydration. Usually dehydration will cause the symptoms that you described make sure to drink a lot of water 6-8 bottle in winter and 8-10 in summer make sure you drink water like Propel or Gatorade ...Read more

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What to do if for the past week or so, everyday I wake up and I stay dizzy throughout the day. Likebirth control last month could this be a cause?

What to do if for the past week or so, everyday I wake up and I stay dizzy throughout the day. Likebirth control last month could this be a cause?

Yes: If I assume that you meant to write that you changed or stopped your birth control last month - The answer is :
YES. The most comon side effects that birth control pills can cause are: Headache, dizziness, and breast tenderness. ...Read more

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My grandmother is 73 years old. When she wakes up, a strong dizziness happens for a few minutes. This has happened over the last 3 days. What is that?

My grandmother is 73 years old. When she wakes up, a strong dizziness happens for a few minutes. This has happened over the last 3 days. What is that?

Get her medical chec: At this age you need to be sure that she does not have BP problems or an impending stroke. You should get her examined by a medical doctor right away. ...Read more

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Wake up with extreme dizziness and body feels like its on fite?

Wake up with extreme dizziness and body feels like its on fite?

Dizziness: Sudden, persistent dizziness can be from a viral inner ear infection. I would suggest going to the emergency room, as they can give you medication to allege the symptoms. Feel, better. ...Read more

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It's been 4 days now that I have been experiencing sever dizziness and vertigo. Especially when I wake up in the morning or when I stand up.?

It's been 4 days now that I have been experiencing sever dizziness and vertigo. Especially when I wake up in the morning or when I stand up.?

See doctor: There are many things that can cause dizziness and vertigo. It could be inner ear problem, anemia or more serious problems with your heart or lungs. See a doctor and make sure it is nothing serious. Make sure you are drinking at least 2 liters of water daily and getting enough sleep. ...Read more

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What does it mean to wake up dizzy with a heavy head?

What does it mean to wake up dizzy with a heavy head?

Dizzy: There is not enough information to offer you any relevant diagnosis. Please seek medical attention or consultation through Health tap Prime. ...Read more

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When I wake up my BP is very low and feel dizzy? What's reason

When I wake up my BP is very low and feel dizzy? What's reason

Blood pressure.: Hello, as we sleep at night, our body goes into a rest mode where all our systems slow to rest. As you sleep your BP drops too. If you awaken suddenly and stand upright, your body needs to shift back into a functioning mode. The blood pools in our legs and abdomen so there is a temporary shift in blood flow away from the brain. We sense this as dizziness. This should pass within a few seconds. ...Read more

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I wake up with extreme headaches and really dizzy what could it be?

I wake up with extreme headaches and really dizzy what could it be?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring/teeth grinding, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up in the middle of the night feeling nauseous and dizzy?

Why do I wake up in the middle of the night feeling nauseous and dizzy?

Broad Differential: It depends upon whether you are awakened by these symptoms in association with movement. If so, BPPV (benign positional vertigo) becomes more likely. If not then the differential includes partial complex seizures, obstructive sleep apnea, metabolic derangement such as hypo/hyper glycemia, or meds such as sleep aids.
Please see your doc for an evaluation. Good luck and well wishes ...Read more

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Can not lie on my back constant dizziness...Wake-up mornings dizzy also for 3 years?

Can not lie on my back constant dizziness...Wake-up mornings dizzy also for 3 years?

Different possibilit: When you say constant I assume it is there as long as you are in that position. Positional vertigo lasts less than a minute and is treatable with an eppleys maneuver which is successful more than 90%. Constant positional vertigo can come from tumors in the cerebellum, neck arthritis, or kinking of blood vessels in the neck. Consult with an ent. ...Read more

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And I mainly get dizzy at night and someone please tell me why when I just doze off I wake up like im gasping for air like I don't now please help?

And I mainly get dizzy at night and someone please tell me why when I just doze off I wake up like im gasping for air like I don't now please help?

Need Evaluation: You need to be checked by your doctor as you may have
1sleep apnea
2gastro esophageal reflux causing acid reflex
3panic disorder
4heart or lung problem. ...Read more

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What causes a person that wakes up on their back to go dizzy before being able to move. I currently at times wake up on my back and everything spins?

What causes a person that wakes up on their back to go dizzy before being able to move. I currently at times wake up on my back and everything spins?

Vertigo: This could be due to benign positional vertigo. "Crystals" in the inner ear are out of place and cause this sensation in certain positions. You should have it checked by a physician however to confirm that this is what is cause of your symptoms. There is simple test that can be done in the office which can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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