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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

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 could be a cause of constant nightmares?

What could be a cause of constant nightmares?

Nightmares: Several possibilities -- among them, being on medications that are associated with nightmares, such as narcotics, antidepressants, and some antihypertensives. Drug and alcohol withdrawal can cause it. Also nightmares can certainly come with ptsd, anxiety, and depression. Sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome can lead to nightmares as well. See your doctor for help with this problem. ...Read more

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Can extreme dizziness be a sign of cancer?

Can extreme dizziness be a sign of cancer?

Possible: Many people have extreme dizziness and vertigo and cancer is not frequently the underlying reason however, any neurologic problem should be fully evaluated by a neurologist and typically MRI imaing of the brain and IACs are acquired. ...Read more

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What would cause shakiness , would this be a symptom of anxiety?

What would cause shakiness , would this be a symptom of anxiety?

Tremor: There are many causes of shakiness or tremor and certainly, anxiety is one of them. Other causes may include thyroid disorder, vitamin deficiency, alcohol abuse or withdrawal, some drugs, several neurological disorders, and a condition known as benign essential tremor, which basically has no known cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible that dizziness and headache be a possible sign of arthritis?

Is it possible that dizziness and headache be a possible sign of arthritis?

Maybe, but: While arthritis in the neck could cause those symptoms, it remains an unlikely cause in a 46 year old. Speak with a doctor. ...Read more

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What symtoms can be a sign of bad nerves?

What symtoms can be a sign of bad nerves?

Anxiety: Overreacting and misperceiving situations and interactions, elevated blood pressure, difficulty being in the moment, difficult sleeping and difficulty being calm. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soumdmindz.Org website. Best. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of hypersomnia?

What could be a cause of hypersomnia?

Hypersomnia: Could be primary or cause unknown could be secondary due to sleep apnea narcolepsy plms rls etc. ...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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What can be the causes of frequent headaches?

What can be the causes of frequent headaches?

Many possibilities: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/headache/my00407/dsection=causes for many causes of headaches. Let's not forget that there are many types of headaches so you really need to go see your doc for diagnosis at which point s/he can narrow down causes. In meantime, review that link for simple things that you can do in meantime. Good luck! ...Read more

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What might be the cause of frequent headaches?

What might be the cause of frequent 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 could be cause of a pounding heartbeat?

What could be cause of a pounding heartbeat?

Many reasons: There are many reasons, anxiety being the most common. However, anything involving your heart is worth checking out. Consider thyroid or adrenal diseases, dehydration, medications, chemical imbalances. Too much caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, drugs, stress, and not enough sleep are other big causes. See your md. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea be a symptom of your period?

Can diarrhea be a symptom of your period?

Sometimes: Some people get losser bowels during their period. If this is happeneing for the first time and did not happen before with your period, you should check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of a headache for 2 days?

What can be the cause of a headache for 2 days?

Dehydration: Is the most common cause. Other causes can be migraine, severe tension headache, stress, medication hangover, fever, illness, flu. I am aggressive with headaches and one that has lasted for two days and diminishes you ability to function needs to be evaluated. It is unlikely that a stroke is the problem but it is in the differential. Take care of yourself. Be seen! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of insomnia in a teenager?

What could be the cause of insomnia in a teenager?

Many possibilities: Depending on how severe this is, s/he needs to see a physician. Also, will s/he talk with you openly about things, or not? The teenager could be depressed or otherwise under stress. Could be using energy drinks or adhd meds to stay up to study. Could be using speed or other drugs/alcohol for experimentation. Could have an anxiety disorder. Could need psychotherapy about some painful issues. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of having a tapeworm?

What can be initial symptoms of having a tapeworm?

Sxs: Many people who have tapeworms have no symptoms other than seeing worms or worm parts squiggling about when they have a bowel movement. Possible symptoms/ signs can include: weight loss, loss of appetite or the opposite (hunger), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy. It can lead to loss of important vitamins and minerals. Serious complications can occur however. ...Read more

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Can itching be a symptom of anxiety?

Can itching be a symptom of anxiety?

Yes: It is possible for anxiety to cause itching, and various causes of itching can also make you feel anxious! If you are feeling very anxious and it is interfering, I suggest you talk with your doctor about it! There may be a simple treatment of itching if that is the source of your anxiety. ...Read more

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Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Dizziness and lightheadedness, what could be the cause?

Not enough info: Need more information to figure this out. What makes it better or worse ? Have you seen a doctor about this yet? ...Read more

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