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What can cause headaches and dizziness?

What can cause headaches and dizziness?

Many things: Most common would be migraine. Next would be ear and sinus infection. Bad would include brain tumor and meningitis. Medication and drug toxicity and too much alcohol can cause this. Head trauma, stress, emotional stress, lack of sleep can all result in these symptoms. Get a thorough evaluation! ...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 and nausea?

What can cause dizziness and nausea?

Depends:: You want to HAVE dizziness & nausea or NOT have dizziness & nausea? Sorry, that was irresistible. The dizziness and vomiting centers are located in the brainstem. They respond to a wide variety of stimuli in the body e.g. gastroenteritis, in the brain e.g. migraines or rotational movement or vestibular mismatch, & systemically e.g. cancer chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

Migraine: Migraines would be the most common causes of headache associated with visual symptoms before the headache and/or blurry vision with the headache. See your doctor to confirm that this is what you have. ...Read more

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Why can cause dizzyness and nausea.

Why can cause dizzyness and nausea.

Dizziness & nausea: There are many reasons that can be responsible for dizziness and nausea. Benign positional vertigo is one of the common cases but without more thorough history and physical exam, it is hard to arrive to a diagnosis. ...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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What would cause headaches and fatigue?

What would cause headaches and fatigue?

Muscle spasm: 40's female w. headache & fatigue might have non-restorative sleep due to chronic pain. Muscle tension (superior trapezium muscle spasms) might be headache etiology. Reclined position can stress these muscles; reason for neck ache noted by many upon arising. Anemia, hypothyroid, fibromyalgia & many other ailments can express with headaches & fatigue, so that a general medical evaluation warranted. ...Read more

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What serious illnesses can cause lightheadedness and headaches?

What serious illnesses can cause lightheadedness and headaches?

A brain tumor...: ...For one. But most of the time, such symptoms are due to something common, such as a cold or flu. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor and make sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

It can: Uncorrected (that is, without proper glasses or contact lenses) vision can cause fatigue, headaches and rarely, dizziness. If these problems occur with proper glasses, then they are not caused by the need for glasses. In this cases, a visit to the primary care doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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What can cause severe dizziness almost vertigo, headaches, and fatigue?

A long list: Many different things can potentially cause this constellation of symptoms that you describe, including: high blood pressure, anemia, very high blood sugar, abnormal thyroid function, abnormal electrolytes, and less often neurological illness. Given how nonspecific these symptoms are, it's important you have a thorough exam and evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause strange headaches?

What can cause strange headaches?

Many: Headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

Poor circulation: Even though dizziness is a no-descrpt, non-medical term, no matter what your personal definition is, the combination of "dizziness" & visual blackout indicates inadequate blood flow to the occipital cortex in the back of the brain. Many causes for this exist, most common of which are cardiac problems, low blood pressure, and migraine. ...Read more

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What can cause severe headache?

Headache: Severe refractory headaches referred as worst headache of my life, specially if abrupt onset, may suggest a very serious condition (brain hemorrhage). Migraine, the most common form of primary headache disorders can be severe. Other conditions can cause headaches. Sinusitis, and trauma for instance may also cause severe haedaches. For proper diagnosis and treatment i suggest medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause headache and blurred vision?

What can cause headache and blurred vision?

Many bad things: Such as migraine, stroke, multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), a real tumor and more can cause headache and blurred vision. Best to get both the headache and the blurred vision checked out. This means seeing your primary care doctor and your eye specialist. A dilated retinal exam is critical. ...Read more

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How often can headaches cause nausea and vomiting?

How often can headaches cause nausea and vomiting?

Probably migraine: Migraines are the most common cause of frequent headaches, and they are often associated with nausea/vomiting. Otc pain meds can contribute to rebound/medication overuse headache, which causes the headaches to actually worsen in the long run. You should see a neurologist who can get you on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute agent (i.e. Triptan i.e. Imitrex) for the pain. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause migraines and dizziness and confusion?

It can, but ......: It can, but you need to see your pcp for further evaluation and to rule out more serious issues, like a brain tumor for example. ...Read more

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Can heartburn cause dizziness? What else can cause dizziness?

Can heartburn cause dizziness? What else can cause dizziness?

Many things: Sometimes stomach discomfort can cause what is known as a vagal response, which while not dangerous, can cause low blood pressure and dizziness. The greatest concern would be if the heart burn was related to blood loss, which could also cause dizziness. A great many things not related to the digestive tract can also cause dizziness. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive thirst and headaches?

What can cause excessive thirst and headaches?

Excessive thirst: There are many reasons for excessive thirst. From an Endocrinology viewpoint a very high blood sugar could cause thirst and headaches. Do you have diabetes? One other possibility is a thyroid disorder, and there are many non-endocrine conditions that could lead to your symptoms. I would recommend an early appointment to your doctor who will take your history, do an exam, and order some lab data. ...Read more

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What can cause cold sweats and dizziness?

What can cause cold sweats and dizziness?

Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Possibly: Rhinitis is a non-specific term describing irritation of the nasal passages. It can originate from many different sources including allergic, irritant and infectious. Those agents can cause body responses like dizziness or nausea to a variable degree so depending on the agent any or all symptoms could occur together. ...Read more

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