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What can I do for my dizziness without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my dizziness without going to a doctor?

Need to Find Cause: If your dizziness persists, it is important to find the underlying cause. I'm afraid the best way to do this would be to seek the assistance of a physician to track down the problem. Dizziness can result from an inner ear problem, dehydration or more serious problems with your blood circulation. If rest and plenty of clear fluids don't resolve the problem, it's best to pay a visit to your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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How long can I wait with dizziness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with dizziness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Depends how severe: It depends on how severe it is and what is causing it. If it is mild dizziness/vertigo, you may not need to see doc, because it often goes away. Inner ear diseases, neurologic problems, medication side effects etc...Or if you are having hearing/vision trouble with dizziness, you should consult doc. If you are dehydrated, get yourself hydrated. Consult your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my husband won't go to a doctor and he has dizziness upon standing.What could be wrong with him?

Should i be concerned if my husband won't go to a doctor and he has dizziness upon standing.What could be wrong with him?

Definitely: This is not normal. Various possibilities exist. Can't pin it down here. Need to see a specialist, either neurologist or ent. May be a cardiac issue. ...Read more

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Hi doc! g'morning! why i feel dizzy and hyper acidic every time i woke up. About 6 in the morning and up before i go to work. Tnx alot!:-(?

Hi doc! g'morning! why i feel dizzy and hyper acidic every time i woke up. About 6 in the morning and up before i go to work. Tnx alot!:-(?

Dizziness: Dizziness when awakening can often be due to inner ear crystals getting out of position. There is a maneuver that can cure this. I'm not sure about the "hyper acidic" symptom, though. Feel better! ...Read more

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I have gave up going to the doctors for my anxiety' my biggest problems being dizziness and my breathing' please tell me there is a way out.

I have gave up going to the doctors for my anxiety' my biggest problems being dizziness and my breathing' please tell me there is a way out.

Don't give up: You don't list what kind of doctors you have seen, but you need to get a physical workup to make sure there isn't anything going on there. If you are not getting results seeing a therapist and psychiatrist make sure you tell your doctors that you feel like they aren't helping. If that still doesn't work, look for different treatment, sometimes you just need to find the right fit. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm struggling with dizziness and vertigo, my doctor claims it's labrynthitis but it has been going on for a month now. Feels like it's getting worse.

I'm struggling with dizziness and vertigo, my doctor claims it's labrynthitis but it has been going on for a month now. Feels like it's getting worse.

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition (for example, BPPV), sinus issues, vasovagal response, or a vascular/blood flow issue. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Avoid sudden head turns. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more

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What kind of Doctor should I go to if I am feeling dizzy all of the time?

What kind of Doctor should I go to if I am feeling dizzy all of the time?

Few options: You could start with HealthTap or primary care to review your meds and get a history and decide if you should see a neurologist or an ENT. Feel free to consult me on HealthTap. Good luck! ...Read more

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After a year of taking Effexor (venlafaxine) daily I'm going off of it per my doctors instructions. I am having relentless painful dizzying headaches. Please help. ?

After a year of taking Effexor (venlafaxine) daily I'm going off of it per my doctors instructions. I am having relentless painful dizzying headaches. Please help. ?

Going off Effexor (venlafaxine): Let's assume your doctors have good reasons. But it could entail a discontinuation syndrome, if your doctor doesn't do it right. Make sure you have the correct tapering instructions. It could also result in your re-experiencing symptoms that Effexor (venlafaxine) was treating. Your doctor should be ready with an alternative medicine. ...Read more

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What doctors specialize in dizziness?

What doctors specialize in dizziness?

ENT & Neurology: The specialties of oto-rhino-laryngology (ENT) and neurology ususally deal in a specialty sense with dizziness. Your pcp may be the place to start. Not all dizziness requires specialist referral or care. ...Read more

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