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What can cause you to be so dizzy?

What can cause you to be so dizzy?

Need more informatn: First of all, are you dizzy/lightheaded, like you could faint, or do you have vertigo, like the room is spinning around you. The first is usually caused by low blood pressure from dehydration, BP meds, a heart problem, etc. The second is often caused by a problem with the balance center located in your middle ear, from allergies, a cold, or a virus that directly affects the vestibular apparatus. ...Read more

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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 me to be lightheaded/dizzy?

What can cause me to be lightheaded/dizzy?

Etiology of dizzines: the cause of dizziness is protean, that is there are many causes. Can be related to sinus disease, allergies, inner ear disturbance and hypo perfusion of the brain. Migraine headaches can also cause dizziness. ...Read more

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What can cause you to be nauseous after sleeping?

What can cause you to be nauseous after sleeping?

Some thoughts: Well, a few considerations include pregnancy, post-nasal drip/allergies, reflux (can be "silent"), and migraine headaches. You can probably investigate the first option on your own, and a discussion with your doctor might help sort out the others, and determine if other possibilities might be involved. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause you to be tired all the time?

What can cause you to be tired all the time?

Many, many things: Have you discussed this with your primary care physician and have you had a complete work-up? If not, please do so right away. The possibilities are so numerous (cardiac, endocrine, pulmonary, hematologic) that they could not be adequately addressed here without knowing a lot more about your medical history. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop being so dizzy?

What can be done to stop being so dizzy?

Why dizzy?: You have to find out why you're dizzy. See your doc and explain how you feel without using the word dizzy because that can mean lightheaded, spinning, floating, off balance, etc. It could be from migraine, ear, meds, blood pressure, heart rate, you name it. ...Read more

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What could cause me to always be lightheaded?

What could cause me to always be lightheaded?

Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure or low blood volume (dehydration can cause that) can make it difficult for your heart to pump blood up to your head when you stand up. There are other more rare causes, but you should probably see a doctor to check it out. This problem is called orthostatic hypotension. ...Read more

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What is anemia and can it cause you to be hopitalized?

What is anemia and can it cause you to be hopitalized?

Anemia...: Anemia (low hemoglobin) is caused by the body losing blood (heavy periods, blood in stool, red blood cell instability [hemoglobinopathies] or destruction [hemolysis]), the bodies inability to produce new red blood cells (for example iron deficiency), or a combination of these. Many causes of anemia are treatable, and some are inherited (sickle cell). Can need hospitalization depending on cause. ...Read more

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What can cause you to not get pregnant?

What can cause you to not get pregnant?

Lots of causes: There are many causes for a failure to get pregnant. On the female side it could be structural, hormonal and even stress can play a role. It may also be an abnormality of your partner's sperm. My advice is to see your OB for an evaluation he or she can refer you on if needed. Good Luck:) ...Read more

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What causes you not to be able to sleep?

Many many causes: It can be environmental, medical, psychological or side effects from medicine or over the counter products. Always do some good sleep hygiene things like, no smoking or caffeinated drinks before sleep, no external stimuli... If those things don't help than see physician for further help. ...Read more

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What could cause me to be so easily annoyed?

What could cause me to be so easily annoyed?

Lots of things: People get annoyed about all kinds of things, from other drivers, to their spouse's habits, to the way a store clerk treats them, etc. Premenstrual tension could lead to a shorter fuse during that time of the month also. Conditions like depression, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders are possible too. To get a clearer idea, you could see a psychiatrist for consultation & help. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the possibilities that can cause you not to be fertile?

Can you please discuss the possibilities that can cause you not to be fertile?

Fertility: There are a number of reasons, both male and female, so i would recommend you see a fertility specialist (rei) for further work-up. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to be lightheaded?

Can allergies cause you to be lightheaded?

Probably not: Usual symptoms of allergies are sneezing, itching, stuffy nose, runny nose and occasional cough. These symptoms can impair sleep and lead to fatigue. Lightheaded would not be a typical symptom of allergy unless a person is having a severe allergic (anaphylactic) reaction with low blood pressure, but there would be many other symptoms--hives, wheezing, etc. ...Read more

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If for what ever reason your blood is thin can that cause your heart to beat faster? What can be causing you to bruse real easy if you are not anemic

If for what ever reason your blood is thin can that cause your heart to beat faster?  What can be causing you to bruse real easy if you are not anemic

Your blood can : Be thin because you may have a low cell count in platelet, red blood cells, white blood cells or coagulation proteins. All above are components of your blood. If you are having easy bruising you may be having trouble with the amount and/or quality of your platelet and second a problem with quantity of coagulation protein. Blood test to r/o above by primary care doctor. Yes your hr can go faster. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to be lightheaded and dizzy?

What could be causing me to be lightheaded and dizzy?

Age? Female?: Not eating enough proteine eating too much sugardehydration, over medication , starvation, hypotension, too much alcohol, the list is very long... Be more specific please. ...Read more

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Do you have to have vomiting or seizures to even be considered to have menegitis and to be tested? Also how exactly can you contract it?

Do you have to have vomiting or seizures to even be considered to have menegitis and to be tested? Also how exactly can you contract it?

Urgent: Meningitis is a serious infection that requires immediate attention, if anyone is suspected of having that , they have to be seen immediately for a thorough evaluation, certainly headache, fever, neck rigidity, vomiting are some of the symptoms... As mentioned above, this is an infection that requires immediate attention hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause you to feel off balance?

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What can cause you to feel off balance?

Dizziness: Several reasons, from abnormality in peripheral vestibular function, brain lesion, psychiatric, or unknown. Examples are otitis media, acoustic neuroma, meniers' disease, migraines, ms, pregnancy, low blood sugar or blood pressure, heart attack, iron deficiency anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, anxiety/depression. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'sthat sinus infections can be so hard to get rid of sometimes?

Can you please tell me why it'sthat sinus infections can be so hard to get rid of sometimes?

Sinusitis: The most effective way to reduce sinusitis is to reduce the swelling around the eustation tubes, so the middle ear can drain. This can be done with decongestants and a nasal spray that can shrink the swollen tissue around the eustation tubes. You can also give yourself a sinus washout. Kits are available at pharmacies. If fever persists see you doctor. ...Read more