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What Medications Help With Dizziness And Tinnitus
What are some medications that are prescribed for Hyperacusis (sensitivity to sound), along with headaches?
Headache & Sounds: Phonophobia is the condition whereby headache sufferers, especially those with migraines, have their pain worsened with noise. The exact mechanism is not well understood, but suffice it to say the condition is quite common in such individuals. Therapy is often directed at management of the headache, not the perception of sound. Once the type of headache is diagnosed, the best med can be found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can mirtazapine help tremors if the tremors are from anxiety? Also how does mirtazapine help with GI issues?
What multivitamins/analgesics can help with the weakness and depression usually associated with taking atenolol, plagerine and co-micardis?
What dosage of celexa (citalopram) to doctors perfer in order to help with physical anxiety symptoms such as lightheadedness, body tremors, and ill feeling daily?
More to it...: 20 mg/day is typical, but with anxiety (vs. Depression), it is best to start with a smaller dose (e.g., 5 mg) and increase slowly, because the drug will likely increase your anxiety first, before it helps. Also, medication alone is not optimal treatment. Psychotherapy (talk therapy) should help you understand and overcome the cause(s) of your anxiety (not just the symptoms). ...Read more
What are some vitamins or foods to be taken to relieve my dizziness and headache and improve low bp?
I'm having problems with my ears. Some symptoms include a twitching eardrum, ringing, dizziness, pressure and some hearing loss. What should I do?
Migraine?: Headaches which are accompanied by vison difficulties or sensitivity to light, diziness, nause, vomiting are often migraine headaches which can respond to a number of different types of headaches. Persisting, s evere or multisymptoms headaches should always be medically evaluated, especially if there are severe, multiple or new symptoms. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Neurologists can help with some sleep probs, like restless leg syndrome for ex, but the answer to your questions depends on the underlying cause. Although meds can be used to treat sleep & fatigue probs, it'd be better to first work on good sleep hygiene for ex. Or if your fatigue comes from anemia, tx should be aimed at that. If it comes from depression, tx aims at that, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am allergic to ondansetron, other anti nausea drugs don't help, would doxylamine and B6 help with nausea with migraine?
More options:: A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. Need to abort migraine. ...Read more
?diagnosis: We have plenty of meds for tremors, but each is indicated for specific causes. Do you have resting tremor, maybe parkinson's, or tremor when your arms are upright, essential tremor, or perhaps incoordination tremor, cerebellar problem? Need to get diagnosed, as these are all accessible to control with appropriate meds. Do you have a nearby experienced neurologist? ...Read more
First, diagnosis: Hearing loss associated with tinnitus is very common. You need an audiogram and a good look at the ear drum to make an appropriate diagnosis. You could have otosclerosis (fixation of the stirrup bone in the middle ear). You could have inner ear deafness which could be improved with a hearing aid. The amplification may make the tinnitus less noticeable. Bottom line, you need a diagnosis. ...Read more
Vomiting: Vertigo is the sensation of movement when you are not moving. For most people this causes nausea and vomiting. The sensation comes from ear and brain centers that are designed for balance and orientation. When they are off kilter we sense movement and get very disoriented. The cause may be quite complex. A thorough evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
Can Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) help with nausea caused by anxiety? And can it help with nausea caused by a severe caffeine intolerance? Thanks.
Check with pcp: Best not to self-medicate. Caffeine is a stimulant that may be triggering anxiety ---> nausea. Have your pcp check for any underlying cause of nausea. Meanwhile, avoid caffeine and try to reduce your stress: eg, deep breathing, exercise, write down what triggers anxiety. Counseling with a therapist for stress reduction may be helpful. If anxiety/nausea persists, ask doctor about anti-anxiety meds. ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on the cause so accurate diagnosis vital. If one ear has weakness then balance retraining therapy helps. If both inner ears weak then not much is useful. For chronic inner ear imbalance try as much as possible to avoid antidizzy drugs as they can impair the brain's ability to compensate. Suggest evaluation by neurootologist who specializes in hearing and balance disorders. ...Read more
Depends on symptoms: There are many physical manifestations of anxiety, and some of them might respond to medication. For example, shortness of breath or dizziness that occurs with panic attacks can be somewhat prevented with a class of medications known as ssri's. Would be helpful to know which symptoms you are trying to target. ...Read more
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