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Suddenly I feel dizzy when I bend over & when i breath in deep. Feels like when head is hanging off the bed while facing up.

Suddenly I feel dizzy when I bend over & when i breath in deep. Feels like when head is hanging off the bed while facing up.

Blood pressure: You may have low blood pressure. Buy a monitor and periodically check.
Don't hesitate to consult w your dr.
To interpret the results and treat if necessary. ...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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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 than 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 than 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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I'm also getting dizziness which comes and goes sitting or standing. Pressure in both ears gets worse if I bend forward. Recently had a chest infection which cleared on it's own but left me with a dry cough now been on going for 3 weeks?

I'm also getting dizziness which comes and goes sitting or standing. Pressure in both ears gets worse if I bend forward. Recently had a chest infection which cleared on it's own but left me with a dry cough now been on going for 3 weeks?

Labyrinthitis: Also called vestibulitis. These symptoms can be explained by a viral infection that blocks the normal drainage of the middle ear, and affects the balance organ in the inner ear. A decongestant (eg, pseudoephedrine) can help with the congestion, and Meclizine can help control the dizziness/vertigo. This problem usually gets better on its own. If worse, or if not better in a week see your doctor ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy all the time?

Why do I feel dizzy all the time?

Cannot say: There is not enough information to determine your problem.
Re send you question with age, medical history, onset, associated findings, lying down vs standing, before/after meals, ear pathology? ...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?

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 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

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Why do I feel dizzy after eating carbs?

Why do I feel dizzy after eating carbs?

Hypoglycemia: It is possible that you get a rush of Insulin after you eat cars which leads to a drop in your sugar. It is best to eat complex carbs not plain sugar and to eat brown rice, brown pasta etc. ...Read more

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I have bulimia, why do I feel dizzy after I purge, what to do?

You stop purging!!: Not completely certain why you feel dizzy. It may be because you are not exchanging air well in the middle of an episode of vomiting. You may be low on fluids (hypovolemic). You could be low on red blood cells (anemic). If a person is bleeding due to purging — that could blood volume to drop. Purging is very dangerous. Please get professional help. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy is it the heat or from not eating for three days or so?

Could be both.: Not eating for 3 days is not healthy. Eating the right foods in the right amounts is best to stay healthy. Heat can also make you dizzy especially if you get dehydrated. Both problems are easy to take care of! ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy when I stretch in the morning? Some say because I hold breath too much.

Why do I feel dizzy when I stretch in the morning? Some say because I hold breath too much.

Yes: Simply because your blood pressure drops, when you stretch like you do. We call this, the Valsalva maneuver. I doubt you have anything to be of any concern about ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy? It lasts for 1-2 seconds only my vision blurs lightly then goes away really quick. I know I am definitely not drunk

Why do I feel dizzy? It lasts for 1-2 seconds only my vision blurs lightly then goes away really quick. I know I am definitely not drunk

Many possibilities: However, one that comes to my mind as a neurologist is a condition known as migrainous vertigo whereby a person may have a sudden unexpected bout of spinning or dizziness and then, may have a headache either at the same time or 1-2 days later. Another possibility could be paroxysmal vertigo due to high impact aerobic exercises due to your age and possible involvement with those activities. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy and nausea?

?vertigo: Dizziness can be either vertigo(spinning feeling) or lightheadedness. Vertigo often causes associated nausea and at times vomiting. An inner ear dysfunction is a frequent cause of vertigo. Lightheadedness with nausea can occur with upset stomach, medication, viral infections, etc. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy/nauseous after sex?

Coital cephalgia?: Do you get a headache with this as well? "Coital cephalgia" is a known phenomenon. It is essentially a migraine that occurs with orgasm. Headache, dizziness, and nausea are seen in migraine, and if you are getting a headache as well, I would suspect that this is what is going on. There are migraine treatments availabe to help this. You should see a doctor about this regardless. ...Read more