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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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I feel lightheadedness and dizziness after i bend over. What could be causing this?

I feel lightheadedness and dizziness after i bend over. What could be causing this?

Dehydration: This could be dehydration. If dizziness starts after you resume from bending position, it could be low fluids in your body. One way to check if you are dehydrated is to see if you are making clear urine a few times a day. If not, you are dehydrated. If your blood pressure drops and pulse goes up, it could be pots (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). ...Read more

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I had urti 2 weeks ago e nausea vomiting & severe dizziness.Vomiting has stopped, still get dizzy when i bend or stand up. What can cause this?

I had urti 2 weeks ago e nausea vomiting & severe dizziness.Vomiting has stopped, still get  dizzy when i bend or stand up. What can cause this?

Sounds dehydration: Nausea and vomiting may have caused dehydration leading to changes in your blood pressure. What you describe sounds like positional hypotension. You need fluids either oral or IV depending on what's your BP like. Consult your physician immediately or else go to urgent care. ...Read more

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What causes my brief period of dizziness when i bend down?

What causes my brief period of dizziness when i bend down?

Dizzines: When squatting or bending over can get symptoms of dizziness or lightheadedness. This can be from changes in blood pressure or how your change in position affects the balance center in your ears. Symptoms are transient and should not linger. If you have a headache or longer duration of symptoms let your doctor know. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness when your head lowers eg when bend down to pick something up rather then the usual low BP from sit to stand?

What can cause dizziness when your head lowers eg when bend down to pick something up rather then the usual low BP from sit to stand?

Peripheral vertigo?: A feeling of dizziness may mean a lot of things. Do you feel movement? Peripheral vertigo causes us to feel movement in excess relative to our movements. It is common with bending over and picking something up. It may improve with sitting or lying still. It also gets worse with turning the head sometimes. Sometimes other causes could be involved- low blood count, dehydration are examples 2 ...Read more

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4 days of feeling dizzy. Sudden onset of dizziness and i still feel it off and on when i bend down and come up or turn my head . Why do I feel this ?

4 days of feeling dizzy. Sudden onset of dizziness and i still feel it off and on when i bend down and come up or turn my head . Why do I feel this ?

Positional vertigo?: You may have bppv, a type of positional vertigo that can be treated by an ENT with a simple in-office maneuver. I would suggest you see an ENT to have your dizziness evaluated. Feel better! ...Read more

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I feel dizzy whenever i move or when i bend down.my body feels hot and chilly at times but i do not have fever.Is it due to low blood pressure?

I feel dizzy whenever i move or when i bend down.my body feels hot and chilly at times but i do not have fever.Is it due to low blood pressure?

Possibly: Dizzness as in vertiginous symptoms secondary to position can be due to benign positional vertigo. An ENT doctor, can do an easy bedside maneuver that checks to reproduce your symptoms. If +, can be treated with mecizine. Low blood pressure can cause lightheadedness per se, not typically dizzyness. That is why the distinction needs to be made as whether you are dizzy or lightheaded. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy all the tine?

Why do I  feel dizzy all the tine?

More information: Sorry, we need far more information to answer this. I would discuss it with your primary care. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy when stand up?

Why do I feel dizzy when stand up?

Orthostatic: Orthostatic changes. Blood drains from head. Make sure you're well hydrated. If symptoms persist, see MD. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy while I'm sitting down?

Dizziness : Studies show dizziness is one of the most common complaints presented to physicians. Need a full medical history and physical exam including but not limited to your vital signs blood pressure and history of diabetes, thyroid disease, vertigo. Please see Urgent Care MD today. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy after getting up too quick?

Why do I feel dizzy after getting up too quick?

Orthostasis: When you stand up, almost a liter of blood immediately pools in your legs. The body compensates for this by fast and slow mechanisms, but both take a period of time to engage, while gravity does not. The dizziness will be worse going from fully laying down to fully standing, worse with much more rapid rise, and worse when dehydrated. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy sometimes like evrywhere is turning when im just standing still?

Why do I feel dizzy sometimes like evrywhere is turning when im just standing still?

Vertigo: This is true vertigo, and should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. You may have a problem localized to your inner ear(s) or your central nervous system. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy after i eat?

Blood sugar?: Should see primary care for fasting and post meal blood sugar testing. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy and nauseated mainly after i eat?

Why do I feel dizzy and nauseated mainly after i eat?

Find cause of nausea: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary ; pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, ; even reaction to stress. Find ; treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy and nauseated. Should i go to the hospital?

Why do I feel dizzy and nauseated. Should i go to the hospital?

See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more