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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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