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Why Am I Dizzy When I Lie Down
Problem in inner ear: The most likely cause is something affecting the nerves or the small bones in the inner ear. Could be a virus (acute layrinthitis) a bacterial infection (sinus, ears, nasal passages), 'benign positional vertigo' adverse medication affect. Aok if rx or goes away within 2wks.. But if goes on longer, very severe, need further tests, like a brain scan (including internal auditory canals). ...Read more
Possibly BPPV: If by dizzy you mean that you feel as if you are moving or things around you are moving then that is called vertigo. Vertigo is a problem usually of the inner ear. If vertigo occurs only when you move your head in a certain position and then goes away shortly thereafter it is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or "bppv ". This is best treated by an "epley" maneuver. ...Read more
Autonomic problem: The symptoms are consistent with either low blood pressure or autonomic dysfunction. The autonomic nervous system consists of 2 nerves, the sympathetic releases adrenaline and raises blood pressure and the parasympathetic (vagus nerve) lowers blood pressure. Sometimes, there is an abnormality of this system and diagnosis of this problem can be treated. ...Read more
When I lie down in bed I start feeling dizzy like I'm on a wavy ship it comes and goes what can cause this and should I worry?
Everytime I stand, sit or lie down, I feel dizzy or sometimes "blind". Is this part of growing up or something is wrong with me. I'm 17 by the way.?
Have parents ask: Unfortunately young lady because you are a minor we would need parental permission to give you any specific advice about a medical condition you may have. Ask your parents to sign up for a free account and then, they may ask any question on your behalf and even solicit a private consultation with a specialist if necessary. All the best. ...Read more
Dizzy standing up: Your blood pressure changes when you stand, but should quickly normalize so that you do not notice. Occasional dizziness may be minor. When you have frequent postural hypotension, this adjustment does not happen as quickly and you notice the drop (dizziness). Your doctor can check your baseline blood pressure and make sure you do not have other issues that may contribute to postural hypotension. ...Read more
BPPV: Benign paroxismal positional vertigo is a benign form of vertigo caused by position change. I would refer you to multiple online resources available - just google it and ample and reliable information will come up. As far as treatment, I am not a big pill believer for this problem. I like home epley maneuver. Again, just google it and it will come up in text & pictures and even youtube video. ...Read more
Possible Méničre's: It is hard to tell without knowing more detail. Méničre's disease can cause hearing loss and vertigo. Your hearing loss duration isn't characteristic of méničre's. Vertigo in méničre's lasts 30min-24hrs. If you were straining when this happened there is the chance of a peri lymphatic leak from the inner ear. Suggest follow up with ENT if it keeps happening. ...Read more
Inner ear issue: Is most likely. Avoid lying on that side, get up slowly from any position, and see a clinician to get an actual diagnosis. Lots of useful info on http://www. Dizziness-and-balance. Com/index. Html Good luck! ...Read more
The last 2 nights when I get up I am dizzy. I also get dizzy when I lay back down. What would cause that?
Dizziness: Please review previous answers about dizziness and vertigo. Dizziness is very common but many things can cause it. We have to assess the heart make sure there are no arrhythmias, also the vertebrobasilar arteries, the inner ears, good hydration, check for anemia, no side effect from medicines, blood pressure issues. Viruses may cause them too. In women pregnancy. Get evaluated. ...Read more
I get dizzy and feel off balance if I stand up or sit down too quickly but don't know why. What should I do?
Bleed: Best to have it looked at by your primary care physician. ...Read more
Why do I get very dizzy everytime I get up from lying down?, this has been happening to me from the past 4 weeks.
Might be dehydration: What you're describing sounds like a syndrome we call orthostatic hypotension, or a drop in blood pressure when you go from lying down to sitting or sitting to standing. It is often due to dehydration. Be sure you are drinking plenty of liquids, especially if you are exercising or working outside in the heat. Also, diuretic medications (that increase your urination) can cause this. ...Read more
For the past 2 days, I've been feeling dizzy... While standing, lying down and bending over... What could be causing this.?
Many things: Can cause "dizziness" and much more information is needed to try to sort this out. You might find some helpful information at dizzinessandbalance. Com. You could also get a formal consult here on Health Tap. Or you may need to be seen to get a definitive diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more
Why is it that at times I feel dizzy for a while when I get up from lying down? It has been happening for the past 4 weeks.
Have had multiple episodes of dizziness when going to lay down on back with head tilted to left side. Coincidence or problem?
Vertigo: Does it feel like the room is spinning around you? Especially since you describe your dizziness occurring in a particular position, you may have benign positional vertigo (BPV). Visit your physician for an exam. Your physician can perform the Epley maneuver to try to treat you. Try to avoid the position that causes your dizziness. Https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more
I get dizzy after sitting/laying down. Has been going on for a week now, but last 24 hours it is happening every time I move. Why
Dizziness: You are describing what appears to be symptomatic orthostatic hypotension. There are a variety of causes, from dehydration to cardiac disease...All of which should be investigated and treated when diagnosed. It could also be do to anemia, bleeding, ongoing infection and other causes. See your doctor. ...Read more
Dizziness all the time. Before 3 days when laying down on bed by turning head to left its worst for few seconds then disappeared.
See MD: U may have benign positional vertigo. See an ENT md! ...Read more
What can cause u to get dizzy like u r on a ship at sea and it only happens when u r laying down and should I be worried about it?
Is it positional?: When you say "get dizzy...and it only happens when u r laying down" do you mean that the feeling comes on when you are lying down from either a seated or standing position? Does it also happen when getting up from a lying position? Sounds like BPPV or "benign paroxysmal positional vertigo." You should touch base with a neurologist to help you. ...Read more
She is 14 yrs old. She often feels dizziness and blurry/dark vision when getting up from sitting/lying down, she also loses her balance.?
Clarifying last question regarding systolic BP raises when standing lowers when laying down I've had lightheadedness and dizziness. 48 y/o?
Orthostatic hypotens: You must correlate your dizziness with a significant drop in BP to say that they're related. Check your BP lying supine. Stand. Do you get dizzy? Check your BP immediately (you may have to repeat this a few times to get it). If your BP drops by >40 points or if it drop to ...Read more
After crouching down fot 10 minutes I got up really quickly. Felt dizzy and everything went Black for a couple of seconds then I was Ok. Help?
Normal: When you go from crouched position to standing up your body needs blood to get to the head immediately. This means the heart pumps faster and harder. As we age the process does not go as smoothly so it is not uncommon to become lightheaded if we try to move too quickly! ...Read more
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