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What causes dizziness when bending down?

What causes dizziness when bending down?

Probale inner ear: Likely benign positional vertigo. See a neurologist or an ent. ...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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Feel dizzy when getting up from chair/bed or when bending down. No other symptoms otherwise normal feel bit fatigued what would be the cause? Thanks

Feel dizzy when getting up from chair/bed or when bending down. No other symptoms otherwise normal feel bit fatigued what would be the cause? Thanks

Hypotension: You may be having orthostatic hypotension, a little drop in your blood pressure when you go from a sitting to a standing position. Drink lots of fluids. Consider visit with doctor to figure out if there is a primary reason for this, for example anemia or some other reason ...Read more

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Can ibuprofen cause dizziness when bending over or laying down after taking it a few days ago? Could that be the cause?

Can ibuprofen cause dizziness when bending over or laying down after taking it a few days ago? Could that be the cause?

No: Especially if you took the medication a few days ago it should be out of your system by now, your body should have cleared the medication. Sounds like you have a possible problem with your inner ear. See your physician. ...Read more

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Sudden dizziness in rare episodes when standing up from a bending down position to pick up something from the floor cause? Htn & pcos

Sudden dizziness in rare episodes when standing up from a bending down position to pick up something from the floor cause? Htn & pcos

Orthostatic hypotens: You are experiencing orthostatic hypotension. When you band down and then get up quickly the blood has pooled in your legs. It needs time to make it up to your brain. You have receptors in your veins that cause theveins to pump the blood back to your heart so it can then be pumped to your brain. If you get up before the blood makes it there then you will get lightheaded or dizzy. I noticed that you have hypertension. You do not listwhich medication you are on. Such medications can make it more likely for you to experience orthostatic hypotension, as can dehydration. Make sure that you keep yourself well hydrated and stand up slowly from those positions and you should be fine. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can neck pain cause vertigo and dizziness when bending head and neck over or to the side? Or when laying down? It's not bppv (as told by my ent)

Can neck pain cause vertigo and dizziness when bending head and neck over or to the side? Or when laying down? It's not bppv (as told by my ent)

Yes: Usually you have inner ear issues but occasionally the vertebral artery can be compressed by spurs in the neck can lead to these symptoms. Ct of the cervical spine or MRI would be helpful. ...Read more

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What causes heart palp., dizziness, diff. Breathing while lying down/bending? 30m & no caff.Drugs or alc. Norm holter, blood work & stress test.

What causes heart palp., dizziness, diff. Breathing while lying down/bending? 30m & no caff.Drugs or alc. Norm holter, blood work & stress test.

Multiple reasons: If you are not overweight. There could be multiple reasons. The best way however to diagnose this is to have an event monitor (not a holter) in this way will be able to correlate your complaint with what ever the cause is. Further recommendations will be based on the results. ...Read more

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Is it normal to sometimes feel out of breath when climbing into bed or doing simple tasks & getting dizzy when bending down cause? Hist: htn pcos

Is it normal to sometimes feel out of breath when climbing into bed or doing simple tasks & getting dizzy when bending down cause? Hist: htn pcos

Not normal: This is not normal to feel short of breath when climbing to bed or doing simple tasks. Getting dizzy on bending down is not normal. You should see your pcp as soon as possible. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Could lisinopril hctz cause sudden dizziness when standing up from a bending down position to pick something up off the floor?Htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Could lisinopril hctz cause sudden dizziness when standing up from a bending down position to pick something up off the floor?Htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Yes...: It's called "orthostatic hypotension." basically , when you stand up, it takes a few seconds for the blood vessels to response to the change in gravity and position and keep enough blood going to your head. In the interval, you may feel dizzy or lightheaded. You want to make sure that your blood pressure isn't lower than it needs to be, and that you're drinking enough water. ...Read more

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Sudden dizziness in rare episodes when standing up from bending down to pick something up from the floor cause? Pcos & htn lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Sudden dizziness in rare episodes when standing up from bending down to pick something up from the floor  cause? Pcos & htn lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone)

.: Appears like vasovagal episodes. If you are ready on blood pressure medication and are getting these episodes contact your cardiologist at the earliest. You may need adjustment of your medications. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days, I've been feeling dizzy... While standing, lying down and bending over... What could be causing this. ?

For the past 2 days, I've been feeling dizzy... While standing, lying down and bending over... What could be causing this. ?

Many things: can cause "dizziness" and much more information is needed to try to sort this out. You might find some helpful information at dizzinessandbalance.com. You could also get a formal consult here on Health Tap. Or you may need to be seen to get a definitive diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy and a little nauseous when bending down since the morning. What could this be?

Feeling dizzy and a little nauseous when bending down since the morning. What could this be?

Many causes: The many causes include anxiety, low blood pressure, sinus headache, orthostatic/positional hypotension, medications, vasovagal, dehydration, etc. Don't make sudden changes in position. See your primary care physician to be evaluated. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dizzinessandvertigo.html ...Read more

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Small ischemic stroke 2006 to left cordite. Dizziness really bad now. Turning over when in bed or bending down . Is it related to the stroke? Thanks

Small ischemic stroke 2006 to left cordite. Dizziness really bad now. Turning over when in bed or bending down . Is it related to the stroke? Thanks

Vertigo: It may not be ralated to stroke. It could be benign positional vertigo. Epley's meneuver could help you. I recommend to see a neurologist to get confirmatory diagnosis. If not neurologic origin then see a cardiologist to rule out pre-syncope. ...Read more

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34 yo,healthy woman.Get dizzy going from laying down to standing,but then goes away.Also get dizzy when bending over.Not dizzy any other time.Serious?

34 yo,healthy woman.Get dizzy going from laying down to standing,but then goes away.Also get dizzy when bending over.Not dizzy any other time.Serious?

Orthostatic: That is a symptom of orthostatic hypotension - meaning an abnormal drop of BP upon standing. This can be due to dehydration. Try drinking more fluids during the day. If it worsens or you actually pass out you should see your doctor for further tests. ...Read more

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My mother 44 yrs is having dizziness when she s bending her head down. Two weeks before she was having pain in her ears. No similar complains in past?

My mother 44 yrs is having dizziness when she s bending her head down. Two weeks before she was having pain in her ears. No similar complains in past?

Vertigo: It appears that your mother has vertigo, possibly related to a prior infection or other condition. I recommend having her see an ENT specialist (ears nose and throat) to see what additional tests she would need done. ...Read more

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Weird dizziness when laying down but no dizziness when bending head up back or side. Do you think it's neck related? I don't think it's bppv help

Vertebral artery : If you have neck problems, the cause of dizziness can be benign or related to an interruption of blood flow in the vertebral artery. If this is a new problem, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel lightheaded every morning? Having dizzy spells a lot. My gait is off after bending down. Tumor?

Why do I feel lightheaded every morning? Having dizzy spells a lot. My gait is off after bending down. Tumor?

You need a medical c: A medical check is necessary to find out why you are dizzy. It can be related to low blood pressure. So you need a medical examination to check all your systems and make sure they are working right. You may have a heart problem or just s low BP which can give you symptoms like you have described. ...Read more

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I've been getting a lot of dizzy spells lately.I started walking sideways when i got up from bending down. I have meniers disease.Could this be tumor?

I've been getting a lot of dizzy spells lately.I started walking sideways when i got up from bending down. I have meniers disease.Could this be tumor?

Dizzy spells: Dizziness can be caused by a lot of things. Meniere's disease is certainly one of them. Sometimes its a lightheaded sensation, which we often describe as dizziness. Although a tumor can cause these symptoms, they only occur about 1 in 100, 000 people. Because of the complexity of this kind of problem, best to get it checked out. You may end up getting a hearing test and an MRI scan to sort out. ...Read more

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Can anxiety (specifically anxiety about dizziness) cause dizziness when bending head and neck over or in different directions? Doc says not bppv.

Possibly: Balance and dizziness issues are related to 3 general areas. There is inner ear input, visual input, and musculoskeletal input. A problem in any area can cause confusing signals to your brain and make you feel dizzy. In your case, it could be another inner ear problem- not bppv according to your md- or may be related to cervical(neck) musculoskeletal issues. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has been to numerous doctors. She has headaches but without sensitivity to light or sound. She also gets dizzy from bending or lying down too fast. What couldbe the reason?

My girlfriend has been to numerous doctors. She has headaches but without sensitivity to light or sound. She also gets dizzy from bending or lying down too fast. What couldbe the reason?

Headache specialist: She should find a headache specialist, a neurologist specializing in headaches. The dizziness is a blood pressure issue. Make sure she drinks plenty of fluids and that her blood pressure is controlled. ...Read more

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I get dizzy after bending down and I have floaters in my eyes. My b.P and eye test are normal.?

I get dizzy after bending down and I have floaters in my eyes. My b.P and eye test are normal.?

See your eye doctor: You can have floaters in the eyes and still be able to see clearly. By a normal eye test, if you mean being able to read letters on an eye chart clearly, this is not enough to evaluate floaters. Please see your eye doctor right away to also have a medical eye exam to be sure your floaters are not from something more serious, like a retinal tear or detachment. ...Read more

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Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over.Not like room spinning just unbalanced.No nausea headache blurred vision.Any suggestions?

Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over.Not like room spinning just unbalanced.No nausea headache blurred vision.Any suggestions?

Positional vertigo.: In benigh paroxysmal positional vertigo you may experience a feeling of spinning or tilting while moving your head, rolling over in bed, turning your head quickly, bending over, or tipping your head back. It occurs due to some problem in the inner ear, causing brief vertigo spells that come and go. See an ENT specialist to confirm the diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more