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What do I do if I get light headed a lot?

What do I do if I get light headed a lot?

Hydration and diet: Some people become lightheaded when changing to standing from a sitting or laying position. Move so slowly to let your body adjust to blood moving away from your head. Drinking plenty of fluids and maintaining a well balanced diet are helpful in preventing lightheaded feelings. If you are still noticing these episodes, see your doctor to have the problem investigated further. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a headache and I feel really hot?

What to do if I have a headache and I feel really hot?

Hard question: This is difficult to answer. If you do not typically have headaches and you are having a new type of headache and you have a fever (feel hot), you need to have this checked out by a practitioner. A new onset headache at age 42 associated with unusual symptoms, such as "hot flashes" or "fever" etc. should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What medicine do i get when i have a headache?

What medicine do i get when i have a headache?

Best Headache Meds: A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone. http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 ...Read more

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What do I do if I have light orange discharge?

What do I do if I have light orange discharge?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a non specific urethritis infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked ...Read more

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Why do I still have headaches? I do not run a lot, or even i don't run, and i don't get hydrated? What is it?

Headaches: There are many types of headaches with all different causes. The least of which are caused by dehydration or running. Persistent headaches should be evaluated, typed, and treated by tour doctor. ...Read more

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I have pots and I am still having symptoms i feel like I am going to passed out i eat more salt what do you think i sould do when it hot out it worst?

I have pots and I am still having symptoms i feel like I am going to passed out i eat more salt what do you think i sould do when it hot out it worst?

Get examined.: Although many pots patients are volume depleted, it's best to have a cardiologist perform a careful thorough exam, including history, physical exam, blood and urine testing. Your blood pressure and heart rate should be checked sitting and standing. Then treatment can be given or further special tests might be performed. Fluids, salt and specific drugs can readily control most cases. ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache everytime i workout?

Why do I get a headache everytime i workout?

Hypertension?: Many possibilities: high post-exertional blood pressure, neck strain, low blood sugar, exertional migraine. With multiple, reasonable possibilities, only a physical examination will resolve your problem. ...Read more

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Could you explain why do I get dizzy and nauseous if i don't eat in a few hours?

Hypoglycemia maybe: Are you diabetic? Use insulin? Sensitive to sugar loads? You could be suffering from hypoglycemia. I would recommend discussing with your primary physician to make sure you are not having bouts of hypoglycemia or orthostasis secondary to dehydration. Best of luck and i hope that helps! ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I am feeling really light headed and tired?

What do you recommend if I am feeling really light headed and tired?

Find cause: Check your blood sugar, blood pressure, thyroid function, blood count for anemia, maybe medication reaction, an issue with recreational drugs or alcohol, other causes of fatigue, and question of occult infections or disease. See your primary physician, get complete physical exam and act accordingly. ...Read more

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What to do if I get nose bleeds a lot and I am concerned?

What to do if I get nose bleeds a lot and I am concerned?

Have them checked: Have them checked by ENT to look inside the nose and see what is causing this ...Read more

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What should I do when I have a flu?

What should I do when I have a flu?

Depends on cause...: A cold caused by cold viruses is usually left alone, or one can try over-the-counter cold medications. The flu caused by influenza viruses is treated by antiviral drugs and cold medications. A sore throat is tested to see if it is strep throat. If strep, antibiotics are needed (if not strep, the sore throat may be due to "cold viruses" or another cause). This all may mean seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have a light period?

Why do I have a light period?

Not sure: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more

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What do I do if i think I have a concussion?

What do I do if i think I have a concussion?

Seek immediate medical attention: Go to the er, or get evaluated by a medical professional trained in concussion identification or management- could be an er physician, physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation), neurologist, primary care, or pediatrician (if of appropriate age.). ...Read more

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