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What Causes Equilibrium To Be 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
Define please: I don't understand "off balance?" Viral infections, bacterial infections, medications, disagreeable foods or beverages, and of course infirmities such as diabetes mellitus, IBS, Crohn's, etc. etc. etc. all can knock the GI system off kilter (there I go, using your type of terminology!) HA! So, really anything can affect normal functioning of the GI tract. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Can dizzy spells be caused by extreme anxiety? Sometimes i'll get the feeling that the room is moving & will lose balance. What could be up?
Yes they can: Extreme anxiety can cause all kinds of physical symptoms, including dizziness. However, if this is the first time you've experienced this kind of vertigo (room spinning, losing balance) you really need a medical evaluation to be sure. Other things can cause dizziness too. Please see your physician about this. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ENT evaluation: You will need an ear nose throat specialist evaluation because this could be due to inflammation/infection of the inner ear. The inner ear in addition to a special part of the brain (the cerebellum) is responsible for our balance. If affected can cause vertigo, nausea and ringing sensation in the ear. ...Read more
What can cause the autonomic nervous system to be out of whack making me sweat.... Dripping from face/head/torso? What can be done? I have ai issues.
ENT evaluation: You will need an ear nose throat specialist evaluation because this could be due to inflammation/infection of the inner ear in addition to the middle ear infection. The inner ear in addition to a special part of the brain (the cerebellum) is responsible for our balance. If affected can cause vertigo and ringing sensation in the ear. ...Read more
Muscle pull/spasm top of shoulder that radiates to neck is causing me to feel out of balance. Is this likely to lose balance?
What are the foods to balance hormones ? If there is an unbalance and what causes imbalance in hormones?
Not a medical concep: The idea of "balancing the hormones" doesn't have a good scientific or medical basis. A healthy diet is all you need! plenty of fresh vegetables, and a varied protein source are essential. Include olive oil and fish oil, but minimize the amount of saturated (animal) fats. ...Read more
Dysfunction: Eustachian tube dysfunction can cause light-headedness. This could be caused by either too much fluid backing up in the ears and not draining appropriately. Your ears are also responsible for your body's balance and equilibrium and you could have vertigo as well. You would want to make sure that this is fully evaluated to rule out more dangerous causes of dizziness. ...Read more
Bad radiator: That was just a joke. Our sensation and tolerance to things like heat are all different. There are also things that can cause that. Our hormones like the thyroid can affect our tolerance to heat, for example. It is best to see your doctor to find out if anything is wrong. ...Read more
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