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What cause light headedness and nausea?

What cause light headedness and nausea?

Doctor can evaluate: Nausea/lightheaded may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, &even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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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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Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Too many to list: The causes are way too many to even begin to list. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes light headedness?

What causes light headedness?

Many Causes: It could be from blood pressure, sitting up too quickly, medications, and other pathology's. You may need to go to your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness feelin light headed and. Lack of energy on occasions?

What causes dizziness  feelin light headed   and. Lack of energy on occasions?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

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What causes lightheadedness and dizziness?

Lots of things!: Sorting out the significance of those symptoms depends on accompanied circumstances (precipitating events, duration, palpitations), objective findings (abnormal cardiac or neurologic exam), age (younger, older), etc. Often these may be relatively benign (if younger patient and not objective abnormalities), but may also be a harbinger of more serious underlying conditions. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause light headiness and giddiness?

What can cause light headiness and giddiness?

Many things: Many things can cause these symptoms. Dehydration; medication side effects such as being on antihypertensive agents or others that affect your blood pressure; hyperventilation; anxiety attacks; intoxication with alcohol or other recreational drugs; heart problems; neurological issues; etc. If you want help in your own case, please see your family physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes dizzy spells and nausea and short of breathe?

What causes dizzy spells and nausea and short of breathe?

Anxiety?: My first thought would be anxiety. See your doctor about an evaluation. ...Read more

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Blurred vision, nauseous, dizzy spells and irregular pulse? What can be the cause of this?

Blurred vision, nauseous, dizzy spells and irregular pulse? What can be the cause of this?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause shakiness, weakness, light headedness, and sudden tiredness?

Several things: Reaction to medication, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), anxiety, cardiac arrhythmia, middle ear infection, labyrinthitis, panic attack, anemia, and dehydration are few conditions.If these are frequent symptoms should consult physician for physical exam and perhaps testing. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, dizziness, and feeling overheated?

What causes nausea, dizziness, and feeling overheated?

Being overheated: Take your temperature. If it is high, that is greater than 101.3 than you need to take steps to get it down and also identify the cause. If you do have a fever, and are dizzy, see your doctor immediately, get hydrated and try taking Acetaminophen if you aren't allergic or have liver problems and can hold it down. ...Read more

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What can cause light headedness and blurred vision when exercising?

What can cause light headedness and blurred vision when exercising?

Possible dehydrate: You're possibly dehydrated and need to add water more to your diet prior to and during exercise. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Have constant dizzy spells resulting in light headedness and blackouts constantly, and recently light shakiness...what could this be symptoms of?

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

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What causes light headed & nausea?

What causes light headed & nausea?

Several things: Can be inner ear, sinus issue; heart rhythm disturbance, heart attack, low blood pressure, dehydration, electrolyte (body chemistry) abnormalities, severe pain from many causes, etc. ...Read more

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I get light headed all the time. What cause a light headed feeling?

I get light headed all the time. What cause a  light headed feeling?

Not enough blood: Not enough blood typically low blood pressure. But there are other causes as well such as ear or brain problems. Best bet is to let your dr. Sort out the symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes nausea feeling weak and light headed on and of for a few weeks?

What causes nausea feeling weak and light headed on and of for a few weeks?

Can be hypotension,: This can be hypotension or hypoglycemia, or more likely the zopidem you're on for insomnia as it can have these side effects. It's wise to see your doctor to get tests and be sure or to adjust the dose of your zopidem. ...Read more

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Dizzy light headed nausea no energy what could this be?

Dizzy light headed nausea no energy what could this be?

Many causes: Your symptoms are not specific enough to make it possible to provide a diagnosis. Common causes include not enough sleep, missing a meal, having a heavy period (anemia), viral illness, and many more. ...Read more

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What could light headedness, slight cramps, headaches, loss of appetite, slight nausea, fatigue, occasional insomnia, and dizziness be from?

What could light headedness, slight cramps, headaches, loss of appetite, slight nausea, fatigue, occasional insomnia, and dizziness be from?

See a doctor: There could be many reasons for your symptoms such as low blood sugar, low blood pressure, anemia, pregnancy or infection. You should get checked out by a dr. Soon. ...Read more

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What is dizzy and light headedness, sweating, numbness & tingling caused by?

What is dizzy and light headedness, sweating, numbness & tingling caused by?

Probable vertigo: Attacks of vertigo, usually benign positional vertigo, are the cause of all or at times some of the symptoms that you are experiencing. ...Read more