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Waking Up Dizzy Spinning
I'm on bedrest, & for the past 4 days been waking up to dizziness, room spinning & feeling sick before getting up . Just stress? Should I see my dr?
Why have you been in bed for 4 days?? This is not normal..
Your vertigo and nausea are important symptoms.
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Dehydrated/Need Food: Feeling faint & dizzy with nausea are common signs of dehydration or not getting enough calories. Drink plenty of water each day & make sure you are not skipping meals. Try eating something small, like a few crackers. However, this could be something more serious (ex. Infection, not enough info to tell) so if it gets worse or doesn't go away please see a dr. ...Read more
I experience terrible dizziness everytime I lie down, whether it is for exercise or sleep. My head would spin for a few seconds, sometimes an entire minute if I keep on moving while down. It never happens when I get up too fast, just when I lie down.
Barany: Positional vertigo. An otolaryngologist can treat you ...Read more
True vertigo: that is the sensation of being pulled to one side or rotating can occur with changes in position of the head relative to gravity and suggest an inner ear problem. Light hotheadedness occurs if the amount of blood is too little for the container (as with dehydration or vasodilatation of the leg vessels) Make sure your BP does not drop when you stand (HR will also rise) If so drink more fluids. ...Read more
I love spicy food.But, i will start to feel sleepy and dizzy after i eat.My body will start to imbalance.Its feel like when i spin myself.Why is that?
Interesting: May be the spicy food in your case stimulates the stomach and intestines ' whose blood vessels become dilated and get engorged with blood so the with the periphral pooling of blood in gastrointestinal system , the blood supply to brain is less temporarily which makes you sleepy and dizzy. Would avoid in such case too muchspicy food as repeated stealing of blood to brain by this mecha. Is not good ...Read more
Had a dream that i couldn't breathe & then woke up in the night & was dizzy for only 2 seconds, but also saw yellow words spin away. What was that?
A very--------------: A very bad dream, almost certainly. Some of your meds may be a factor, or the reason you take them. All could be reasons! i hope you don't have many! best. ...Read more
Dizzy with BP of 90/72 a rate of 175. Not working hard. I had 2 days of waking up with the room spinning. Had some lower adominal pain between hips?
Doesn't sound good: A person with a heart rate of 175 should call 911 for an ambulance ride to the E.R. The paramedics will provide oxygen, to help the heart and the brain, because the dizziness may be due to the brain not being able to get enough blood (the heart is not pumping properly if the rate is 175). Best to call 911. ...Read more
I got dizzy in the shower because the water was too hot and I fell. I blacked out for 0.5 second and when I opened my eyes the shower curtain was spin?
Low Blood Pressure: If you have chronic low blood pressure, hot water, such as in a jacuzzi can cause dilation of your blood vessels causing your blood pressure go even lower. This is a frequent cause of losing consciousness. Anemia, or low red blood cell count, can cause the same thing. If this happens repeatedly, see a doctor. ...Read more
ER ASAP: Go to ER now. Possible stroke.Get a more detailed answer ›
An upset stomach yesterday, hence took an imodium (loperamide).Today morning after waking up, had an attack of dizziness&everything was spinning around facing right.
I got hms, recent back n neck pain, dizziness (lightheaded, spin), vomitting feel n headache. Stress n lack of sleep(finals). And advice?
Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more
Severe forehead headache, neck pain, ear pain , dizzy head very heavy is it a combination of sinus and tension headache? Eyes heavy too.Spin sensation
See a doctor: I'm sorry, but we can't diagnose you from online. Please see a physician who can properly take your history, examine you, and treat you. Please do this as soon as you can -- sinus infections can worsen if not addressed. Be well. ...Read more
Pardon?: Your post reads like a statement but it ends with a question mark? Like this? Also your tense is not clear, i.e. "I feel dizzy" not "I felt dizzy"? Also what does "dizzy" mean? Vertigo or something else? Do you frantically hustle your kids off to the doctor if they wake up feeling "DIZZY" or do you do what most parents do: WAIT because most likely they'll be better by the next morning? ...Read more
What caused a sudden dizzy spell? Checked BP upon waking 106/60. Dizzy spell 1 hr later. Checked BP again and 111/65.
Is it vertigo?: Dizziness is a non-specific term. However if the symptom is true spinning (vertigo) then it is most likely not due to your blood pressure which is really quite good. Sudden onset of true vertigo that lasts for an hour could be either an infection of the inner ear (vestibular neuritis) or central (in the vestibular system of the brain). See either an ENT doctor or neurologist if symptoms return. ...Read more
I woke up very dizzy this morning and I am still dizzy hours after waking up. This has never happened before what could this mean?
Dizziness: Could be benign positional vertigo, or lyme ( I see you are on doxy which is used to treat lyme but what dose?) or sometimes i see this with subclinical herpes I, for which acyclovir may help. You should als ocheck your blood pressure. Would f/u today with doc/urgent care- thye can give you medication like meclizine to decrease dizziness and possibly acyclovir for herpes and check lyme ...Read more
Waking up extremley dizzy it makes me feel very sick and like things around me aren't real had it for years but it's gotten so bad i can't go to work?
? Meniere's: You may well possess an inner ear disorder, and an ear, nose, and throat doctor (otolaryngologist) can help. If not localizable, consider that migraine can cause paroxysmal vertigo. Just to be safe, get an mri, as if you are suffering additional hearing loss, an acoustic neuroma might be an answer. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Discuss your symptoms with the primary care doctor to have a complete work up done. Good luck! ...Read more
Hello 23 year old male. Everyday after i wake up, i'm a bit dizzy. Also I have a headache almost everyday after waking up. Please suggest something.
PCP: You need a history and physical by your pcp including basic labwork. ...Read more
Every morning I've been waking up dizzy. There are no changes with my medication. What could be causing these dizzy spells, also through out the day?
Vertigo: Positional vertigo is common. Try OTC Meclizine 25 mgm 3x/day. ...Read more
Feel dizziness & unbalanced with zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg after waking up - does that mean its not the suitable drug?
Possible interpretat: It is possible the symptoms you are feeling are side effects. It may be helpful if you use a lower dose. Is this possible? If this is a new medicine for you, it may be there is an alternative. Contact the medical provider that prescribed this for you to discuss your options. ...Read more
Almost constant dizziness,weird feeling around forhead and getting sleepy 10 hours after waking up while doing nothing basically. causes?
Emergency room: Please go to your nearest emergency room- PLEASE have a loved one take you or if you do not have transportaion you should call 911 . You should not drive yourself if you dizzy. You need immediate evaluation TODAY. ...Read more
Waking up at a.m & p.m dizzy for week now, feel achey all over especially in evening, no symptoms of cold but feel really off, ideas to help?
Since waking up, my husband is getting severely dizzy with increased heartbeat (goes up 30 plus bpm) when standing, better when laying down; BP is OK.
See doctor: this suggests either decreased blood volume (as in dehydration, blood loss, diarrhea) or effective volume (eg vessel dilated from infection, food poison, medications, alcohol, or poor heart circulation) See doctor ASAP if fluids like gatorade or soups did not help. Urgent red flags include: chest pain, shortness of breath, other neural problems, headache, nausea, blood, pain or heart/ulcer history ...Read more
Dizziness in morning 1 hour after waking, also before,during,after breakfast. Goes away when I lie down even few seconds. Goes away after belching. Y?
Dizziness/vertigo: The detailed history of your situation is necessary. Most ENT or neurologists would require much more details on your condition to best help you. See your primary doctor or ENT to get started on diagnosing and treating your problem. ...Read more
For the past month ive been waking up with headaches that come and go but keep getting worse and also have dizzy spells throughout the day for the past month along with the headaches?
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