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Why am I dizzy?

Why am I dizzy?

Vertigo?: There are many different causes for dizziness, ranging from low blood pressure to inner ear disease to compromised blood flow to the brainstem. Based on the type of dizziness you are having, your pcp will be able to narrow down possible causes and determine an optimal course of treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Why am I dizzy all the time?

Why am I dizzy all the time?

Lots of causes: There are a lot of causes for dizziness, and you need to have a thorough history and exam in order to determine the cause. Sometimes it is easy to diagnose: low blood pressure, anemia, low blood sugar, and sometimes it is not. Try to give as much information as possible to your doctor to aid in the diagnosis: when it 1st started, how long it lasts, what things make it better or worse, etc. ...Read more

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Why am I dizzy and smell burning feathers?

If recurrent problem: If this is something that has been recurrent( more than once) I would suggest a Neurology evaluation. Some type of seizures and other neurological problems present this way. If this the first time, drink plenty of fluids, rest and watch yourself to see if it happens again. ...Read more

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All my lymph nodes swollen, why am i dizzy all the time?

All my lymph nodes swollen, why am i dizzy all the time?

Dizzy Lymph Nodes: Swollen lymph nodes and dizziness? You need to go see your primary care provider for a history and exam. Don't put it off. ...Read more

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Why am i dizzy sometimes during my period?

Why am i dizzy sometimes during my period?

Migraine?: Some women experience migraines or headaches during their monthly cycle. Also some respond that way either to blood loss or hormones. If you have headaches and dizziness migraine is a possibility. For the dizziness make sure you are not unsteady as a fall can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Why am i dizzy? I got in the shower and began washing myself & i just got real dizzy, i had to sit, my legs are weak..

Why am i dizzy? I got in the shower and began washing myself & i just got real dizzy, i had to sit, my legs are weak..

Dizziness: So many factors can contribute to this symptom, it would be pure speculation to try to determine what your problem is. Meds? Illnesses? Low bp? Eating habits? It would be wise to have a physical at your physician's office to rule out anything serious. ...Read more

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Why am i dizzy my dr told me i'm fine but I have anxiety can it bee from not sleeping a lot or diet i don't drink a lot of water?

Why am i dizzy my dr told me i'm fine but I have anxiety can it bee from not sleeping a lot or diet i don't drink a lot of water?

Find another doc: You may be fine - and that's good, but you are feeling bad and that's important too. Your doctor may be really good at some things, but it seems how you feel now is not one of them. Go to someone else and do your best to change what you can. Rest if you can't sleep, eat as well as you can and do drink lots of water - make it vitamin water maybe. Get help so you can enjoy your life. ...Read more

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Why am I dizzy and have neck/upper shoulder pain when raising arms?

Why am I dizzy and have neck/upper shoulder pain when raising arms?

Probably not related: There is a rare condition called "the subclavian steal syndrome" that causes dizziness when you raise and use your left arm. It can be ruled out on physical exam in the office. Have your doctor check you. Otherwise, the two symptoms are probably not related. ...Read more

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Why am i dizziness after my menstruation?do i need to go to doctor?

Why am i dizziness after my menstruation?do i need to go to doctor?

Yes: You may be losing excessive amount of blood during your periods and you may be anemic. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I've gotten light headed twice. Icate small meals walker to from post office and went to the gym. Why am i dizzy?

? Dehydration: When we have fever or runny nose or congestion, we get dehydrated and we need to eat and drink more than usual. If we don't drink or eat well, then causes dehydration which leads to dizziness, lightheartedness and tired some time. ...Read more

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Why am i dizzy all the time and get headaches daily, always tired, and blurry vision sometimes. I also have type 1 diabetes for 4 years. Whats wrong?

Why am i dizzy all the time and get headaches daily, always tired, and blurry vision sometimes. I also have type 1 diabetes for 4 years. Whats wrong?

Poorly controlled: Diabetes can give you all those symptoms. Have to be aggressive with management. Diet, exercise, lose weight, stay away from carbs. Also be sure your thyroid levels are normal. Discuss this with your doctor or endocrinologist. Very , very important to take care of this asap before complications arise! ...Read more

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Why am i dizzy , light headed , tired and have no strength? Can it be from stress? My counselor said I have severe depression & anxiety. I

Why am i dizzy , light  headed , tired and have no strength? Can it be from stress? My counselor said I have severe depression & anxiety. I

See your doctor: These symptoms can have many possible causes, including medication side effects, anemia, dehydration, and more. Please see your physician about them so that s/he can examine you and offer any treatments or medication adjustments you may need. ...Read more

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Why am i going dizzy alot?

Why am i going dizzy alot?

Med eval: How severe is are your breathing difficulties? Is your inhaler for asthma? Your dizziness, weakness and problems breathing may be associated but even if not the symptoms warrant medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling dizzy during pts?

Why am I feeling dizzy during pts?

Many reasons: First, what do you mean by dizziness? This can mean many different things to different people. The commonest neurologic condition called dizziness is vertigo, which a sensation of spinning. Other conditions so-named include actually loss of balance or feelings of floating. Define your symptoms better to get a better answer. ...Read more

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Why am I always dizzy when I stand up?

Why am I always dizzy when I stand up?

Postural: Postural Hypotension (Orthostatic hypotension). Some causes are Dehydration, Heart problem, Low Thyroid, Low blood sugar, Parkinson's, & after eating a meal. ...Read more

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Why am I getting dizzy almost every day?

Why am I getting dizzy almost every day?

Many possibilties: Are you dehydrated, anemic, low thyroid, have migraine, inner ear issues? Need to see a doctor and get tested and receive specific approaches to stabilize your issues. ...Read more