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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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What causes light headed when lying down?

What causes light headed when lying down?

Vertigo: The sensation of lightheadedness is not very specific, but vertigo (bppv) could be one of the causes. I would recommend see your local neurologist to be evaluated. ...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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I have mild pots, when i stand my BP goes up a little, go light headed for 5-10secs and hr goes up by about 30. What causes the light headed if BP up.

BP change: Your probably having a bigger BP change then you realize. If your heart rate is changing by 30 bpm, then there will be a significant transition point. You may not be catching it with a cuff. ...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 can cause being light headed, blurred vision, and hearing problems? With no headach. Also i can be sensitive to noise

What can cause being light headed, blurred vision, and hearing problems? With no headach. Also i can be sensitive to noise

Could be: Migraine, but it is really difficult to tell for sure without examination. I think you should see a doctor, because it could be something serious. ...Read more

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What causes one to get light headed and experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

What causes one to get light headed and experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

Could be many things: There can be many causes, such as low blood pressure or variations in the blood pressure when one changes position from sitting to standing (orthostatic hypotension), or low pulse rate (bradycardia). If symptoms are bothersome enough and don't resolve with simple maneuvers such as hydration and standing up slowly, i would recommend a physical exam ad blood pressure/ pulse check by our doctor. ...Read more

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What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.

What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.

Check thyroid first: B"sd If being on a med for "low TSH" means treatment with an antithyroid drug for hyperthyroidism, then the first concern is your thyroid status as this requires frequent monitoring. Thyroid function will change depending on the dose and effectiveness of the medication and the course of the underlying thryoid disease. Challenging even for the best of us endocrine specialists - contact yours! ...Read more

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What causes me to go light headed, have palpitations, even in arms , legs, hands start to tremor and shake..I was DX with roscea,have low BP,?

What causes me to go light headed, have palpitations, even in arms , legs, hands start to tremor and shake..I was DX with roscea,have low BP,?

See details: Possible causes are many. Primary heart issues need to be ruled out. Metabolic causes such as hyperthyroidism should be considered. Nonphysical causes such as anxiety are also in the mix. Start with your primary care doctor. ...Read more