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What Causes Blackouts And Dizziness
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
It is very normal to me to feel dizzy and blackout aerially a lot n I get shaky like a siezure would start. What would cause this? Been goin on for 10yr
I am experiencing heaviness and numbness in my head which causes tiredness and dizziness. I sometimes experience like getting blackout. Why?
Dizziness: The head symptoms you are describing are concerning. A sense of impending loss of consciousness is never normal, and workup should include some form of brain scan, and a thorough cardiovascular workup. ...Read more
Headaches to the point I can't take a step without intense pain. Also having some dizziness, feeling faint, blackouts (5+ days). Causes? Options?
I had a sudden blackout in vision, but no dizziness, and it happened around 3-5 seconds...What causes it? Eye disease? Well both of my eyes has myopia
What causes random blackouts. Hen this happens to me the room starts spinning there's dizziness sweating weakness & no hearing in the ear?
Many possibilities: Blackouts should be investigated it sounds as if you have vertigo it can be related to hearing disorders (such as menier's disease) see an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Why would you get dizzy blackout only for a few seconds then comevtoo and feel like your falling?
See your doctor: Occasionally we get dizzy. Completely blacking out is not normal. You should see your doctor, discuss it and get the necessary tests done at his/her discretion. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been having "blackouts" in my visual field for a couple of weeks. There is no dizziness or loss of conciouness or headache. What is this?
Get checked: Not sure why you are having black outs in your field of vision, but several things like certain migraine variants, seizures, etc. May cause this. Other causes are possible, but basically this is not normal and you need to get evaluated and get diagnosed properly. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have server migranes that come with blur vision dizziness body weakness and sometimes blackouts what could it be been going on for over 6 months?
As a headache specialist in Cleveland, OH I routinely see patients with your picture. Have you had a neurological exam to make sure there are no causes to your headaches of a NEFARIOUS nature? Good word for you to look up! LOL My first move would be to examine you then, ask you to fill out a detailed log. Wanna chat more or make an appointment?
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I Keep getting dizzy and blackouts when I stand up or move to quick, but I also get dizzy when moving to quick... what does this mean?
Drink more fluids: Could be a sign that you are not well hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids. If still symptomatic seek medical attention. ...Read more
Yesterday I had a severe blackout without nausea dizziness or pain. It lasted for a solid 5 minutes then was fine. Should I be concerned?
Please get checked: By your family doctor. He or she should be able to find the root cause. Any blackout is reason for evaluation and should be taken seriously. Best wishes. ...Read more
I feel a little dizzy and eyes blackout when I get up from sitting or lying down. What can that be?
Blood flow: This is called orthostatic hypotension. It is when you change position from sitting or lying down the blood rushes to the lower part of you body due to gravity, causing low blood flow to the brain and your symptoms. This can be caused by many things, blood pressure medications, dehydration, occluded blood vessel (vetebral basilar artery syndrome), intestinal bleed, etc. You need to see your pcp. ...Read more
I always go very light headed and dizzy. Every so often this happens and its made me blackout and fall twice now. Should I be worried?
Yes: These episodes need to be evaluated by a doctor as you can have a serious medical issue causing them. ...Read more
I am experiencing blackouts (with memory loss). The following also describe me: Confusion, Memory problems, and Dizziness. What should I do?
Symptoms: Please let your parents know about these symptoms. They do merit medical attention. ...Read more
Have constant dizzy spells resulting in light headedness and blackouts constantly, and recently light shakiness...what could this be symptoms of?
See doctor asap: You need to be seen by your pcp without delay for exam and proper diagnosis. Many possible causes for your symptoms, eg, any drug/alcohol use, hormonal, cardiac, neurological etc. Your doctor will need a detailed history and likely want additional testing. Meantime, avoid alcohol/recreational drugs. Have a parent go with you to doctor. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
I was in a bicycle /car accident two months ago. I received a few abrasions and contusions (my bike&pavement). Dizziness&near-blackouts lately. Help?
Need to see doctor: You are feeling dizzy and feel like blacking out, you need to have it checked, you may have had a head injury and may need an examination and if indicated cat scan of the head. See your doctor asap or go to er. ...Read more