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What is causing my lightheadedness? Happens after big meal

What is causing my lightheadedness? Happens after big meal

A belly full: Large meals cause a diversion of circulation to the gastrointestinal tract to aid digestive processes. Blood sugar can rapidly rise. Blood pressure occasionally shifts. In cardiac disease, circulatory volume and blood pressure changes may responsible. People with glucose intolerance (not just diabetics) may become symptomatic with rapid rise in blood sugar. ...Read more

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Hard heart beating after meal. Pulse is normal,49-75. I can feel it in chest. No issue while exercising . Only after a meal. What could it be?

Hard heart beating after meal. Pulse is normal,49-75. I can feel it in chest. No issue while exercising . Only after a meal. What could it be?

Chest: Sorry to hear of your concerns. GERD, Rhinitis, and sore throat requires you to make an appointment to see a primary doctor. You will be questioned, examined, and sent for lab data. Hope all is OK - please let me know. ...Read more

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Igetting frequent chills on my left thigh and my feet dingle and go numb. I feel nauseated. My period is heavy which isn't normal what is the problem?

Igetting frequent chills on my left thigh and my feet dingle and go numb. I feel nauseated. My period is heavy which isn't normal what is the problem?

Cannot diagnose: It sounds as if something is pressing on nerve roots and creating these issues. Anatomically cannot fathom how this might be related to heavier periods, but you should definitely be seen and examined by a doctor, possibly a neurologist. ...Read more

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After taking small amount of alcohol my heart beat becomes irregular. Why does this happen?

After taking small amount of alcohol my heart beat becomes irregular. Why does this happen?

Let me explain: If you experience heart palpitations, it's always advisable to seek the counsel of a physician to rule out any serious problems. Lastly, if you've been given a clean bill of health by your doctor and then consume alcohol and feel symptoms of heart palpitations, realize that most drinkers experience this discomfort, even after light alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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I have dizziness , vomit feel and light headed after eating . This happens only after the day of weekend alcohol party . What is this sign ?

I have dizziness , vomit feel and light headed after eating . This happens only after the day of weekend alcohol party . What is this sign ?

Hangover!: You are drinking way too much if you are sick afterwards. Back off, or get help, if you can't seem to decrease your drinking to levels where you are not sick or impaired--during or afterwards. ...Read more

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My anemia-iron often causes me to faint. My cardiologist is having me drink a min of 5-6 l of liquid a day. This is working but causing bloating. Fix?

My anemia-iron often causes me to faint. My cardiologist is having me drink a min of 5-6 l of liquid a day. This is working but causing bloating. Fix?

Questions for you: Anemia usually doesnt cause fainting unless really severe. How low is the hemoglobin. What kind of anemia? If iron deficiency, it should be correcting with iron supplements. Are your periods so heavy? Is there anything else causing dehydration? ...Read more

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I've been having muscle spasms in my jaws. It usually happens when I eat, laugh or yawn. Is this normal? What could cause this?

I've been having muscle spasms in my jaws. It usually happens when I eat, laugh or yawn. Is this normal? What could cause this?

Jaw spasms: Check for TMJ (denist), abnormal bite, jaw joint displacement. . . May also be infection, trauma rarely tetanus. f/u/ w/ dentist and ENT. https://www.aacfp.org/resources/tmjanddh.cfm ...Read more

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What could cause a dizzy spell and then uncontrolable diarrhea ? My blood pressure is low at this time

What could cause a dizzy spell and then uncontrolable diarrhea ? My blood pressure is low at this time

Infection: If youh ave a bacterial or viral illness of the GI tract you can lose large amount of fluid and have low blood pressure, need to be seen by a md. ...Read more

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I briefly become dizzy when my throat tightens. Usually right after drinking water. Is there a reason?

I briefly become dizzy when my throat tightens. Usually right after drinking water. Is there a reason?

Cold water?: Cold fluids or ice cream may initiate some brief neurological changes that commonly are referenced under the label "brain freeze". This might relate to what you are experiencing. See the following: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522095335.htm ...Read more

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What is the cause of dizziness and headaches? Happens every time I eat or drink something

What is the cause of dizziness and headaches? Happens every time I eat or drink something

Well: There are a multitude of causes. You are best to see your doctor. Give a very good history and start evaluating the possible causes one at a time ...Read more

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I get a flutter feeling in the lower part of my abdominal after or during eating what is causing this. Been happening for a week now?

I get a flutter feeling in the lower part of my abdominal after or during eating   what is causing this.  Been happening for a week now?

Abdominal fluttering: This may represent a superficial artery that you are now noticing due to increased blood flow at the time of meals or it may be that you are more aware of your peristalsis, also related to meals. If it still persists, then have your internist evaluate to make sure that nothing else is responsible. ...Read more

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I have had really bad nervousness lately when it occurs i feel popping in my head, rapid heart beats, nausea to the point of vomiting. What is this?

I have had really bad nervousness lately when it occurs i feel popping in my head, rapid heart beats, nausea to the point of vomiting. What is this?

Could be panic: You might be exhibiting the symptoms of a panic attack. Please have an evaluation from a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist so you can receive proper treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause one to feel dizzy, the whole place is spinning. This happens if I holds my head down or turns it ?

What would cause one to feel dizzy, the whole place is spinning. This happens if I holds my head down or turns it ?

BPPV: Sensation of spinning which is related to movement of head and resolves shortly after cessation of movement is usually benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. If there are other associated signs or symptoms such as hearing loss or change, pain in ear or persistence of symptoms, one should be evaluated. See treatment of bppv on-line. ...Read more

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My whole body "rocks" or sways to my heart beat with every beat? Can this be normal. It's worse after a big meal. Causes?

My whole body "rocks" or sways to my heart beat with every beat? Can this be normal.  It's worse after a big meal. Causes?

Heart pounds: This could be related to increased cardiac awareness related to psychological issues but there are cardiac, hormonal conditions and drugs that may cause this sensation. Need workup to further evaluate this symptom. ...Read more

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My son is 16 and noticed a pulsing & pain behind the right ear, it occurs while weightlifting or masturbation. What is the cause?

My son is 16 and noticed a pulsing & pain behind the right ear, it occurs while weightlifting or masturbation.   What is the cause?

Hmmmm...: It seems strange to me that he would tell you that, but it might be a dilated blood vessel so he should tell his doctor about it. ...Read more

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I've been noticing a sharp pain in the left side of my neck, possible main artery. Happens when I get upset, anxious or mad. What could this be?

I've been noticing a sharp pain in the left side of my neck, possible main artery. Happens when I get upset, anxious or mad. What could this be?

One possibility: Many people express anger, upset and anxiety through tensing muscles - especially muscles of the upper back and neck. That can cause pain. To keep from getting so upset try this: reath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer ...Read more