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Why do I feel faint when I get up quickly when its hot?

Why do I feel faint when I get up quickly when its hot?

Not enough fluid: When you get up quickly, many times the blood in your feet take time to get to the heart. So, you can feel faint for a bit until the blood goes to your heart and then your brain. Add heat, and it can be worse because you are probably dehydrated. So, if this happens, make sure you have enough fluid. If it is persistent, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can the vagal nerve or vagal response be overactive or malfunction? Because whenever i eat anything i get very lightheaded, faintness, pale and shaky.

Can the vagal nerve or vagal response be overactive or malfunction? Because whenever i eat anything i get very lightheaded, faintness, pale and shaky.

Vagal Nerve Problems: Yes, an exaggerate vagal nerve response can contribute to dizziness. Probably, this happens when the vagal nerve causes the heart rate to slow down. If this happens any more often than rarely, go see your doctor. You need to exclude irregular heart rate rate, fluctuation in blood pressure, and sudden rising or falling blood sugar - three reasons for dizziness around meals. ...Read more

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I get faintness after exercising, heartbeat feels faint, feels as not enough blood going to head, not low blood sugar as have eaten, have to lie down,?

I get faintness after exercising, heartbeat feels faint, feels as not enough blood going to head, not low blood sugar as have eaten, have to lie down,?

Multiple: factors at play. It is advised to obtain a complete history and physical exam with your primary doctor, including full laboratory panel, EKG and possible see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Drank 4pts beer last night and feel especially ill. Diarrhea, vomiting, hot and cold sweats, faintness. What can I take to alleviate symptoms/recover?

Drank 4pts beer last night and feel especially ill. Diarrhea, vomiting, hot and cold sweats, faintness. What can I take to alleviate symptoms/recover?

Pancreatitis: If this doesn't rapidly resolve with oral hydration and abstention from alcohol, i would suggest you see your pcp and or GI md to test you for pancreatitits. This sounds like the symptoms/results from an episode of binge drinking. ...Read more

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Dizziness or faintness for 5 months. I get tingling sensation near scalp then lightheaded. I have hypertension and heart palps.

You need evaluation: You have been having faintness and dizziness for 5 months and lighthededness and history of high blood pressure and heart palpitation.You should be evalated for all these, your BP should be controlled, cause of your palpitation found and treated and investigations done for lightheadedness, faintness, and dizziness you should talk to your doctor and may need cardiac and neuro consult as well.So go. ...Read more

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Body COLD to touch goosebumps hands purple. Neck up HOT to touch. Nausea. Blurry vision. Faintness. Took sugar salt water inhaler. 1hr better. WHAT?

Body COLD to touch goosebumps hands purple. Neck up HOT to touch. Nausea. Blurry vision. Faintness. Took sugar salt water inhaler. 1hr better. WHAT?

Some thoughts...: When there are different temperatures to several parts of the body, along with nausea and faintness, one may be coming down with flu-like symptoms, which can be from the seasonal flu virus or other germs. Hormonal changes and/or blood sugar problems may also cause such symptoms. The question is a bit hard to interpret, but one can see a primary care doctor if symptoms are persistent or bothersome. ...Read more

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I have continuous faintness, nausea and dizziness?

I have continuous faintness, nausea and dizziness?

Meniere's disease: Do you feel like motion-sickness? It depends if your symptoms are associated with sudden head movements, it is possible you have benign vertigo or a kind of vestibular disorder in your inner ear. If your symptoms last for more than several days, you are advised to talk to your doctor for further evaluation. Some anti-nausea medications are quite effective to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes faintness? Not exercising enough?

Complex answer: If this has happened more than once you need to see your doctor to determine what is going on and the cause. ...Read more

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What to do if there's constant faintness, nausea and dizziness?

Not normal: You need further evaluation, at the very least blood tests. Other imaging tests of blood flow to your brain might help. Low blood pressure or another heart condition could be a concern. Reactions to medicines or ingested foods might be the cause. ...Read more

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What might cause faintness, numbness, pain, and lightheaded drowsy and really abnormal feeling only while laying?

What might cause faintness, numbness, pain, and lightheaded drowsy and really abnormal feeling only while laying?

Many things: Could be anxiety or medical problems. I suggest you see your family physician. Make sure you ask your family members if they have ever had anything like this. Also does this only happen when you are falling off to sleep or coming out of sleep. If so make note of this. Does your heart skip beats? Start taking your BP first sitting then standing am, noon, 6pn, hs with pulse and axial temp. Keep a log. ...Read more

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How to prevent nervousness, as i always faced increased heartbeats, sweaty armpits and faintness. Please help doctor.

Breathing: You may want to try diaphragmatic breathing or belly breathing. If you add mindfulness techniques to the breathing techniques you may be amazed with the results. ...Read more

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2 second palpitations occuring every 10 mins or so for hours post workour after I started 1.5hr daily intense exercise again 2 days ago. No faintness.

2 second palpitations occuring every 10 mins or so for hours post workour after I started 1.5hr daily intense exercise again 2 days ago. No faintness.

Be seen: I would sure be seen and you may benefit from an echocardiogram and/ or a stress test. There are numerous reports of even high level athletes who have congenital and developmental cardiac conditions that manifest themselves during exercise. ...Read more

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How can I reduce faintness and fatigue while working out?

How can I reduce faintness and fatigue while working out?

Hydration: Most people forget that they need to drink fluids well in advance of doing vigorous exercise. Exercise causes the arteries and veins to expand which can lower blood pressure and make people feel tired and lightheaded. If you exercise in the morning, make sure you are well hydrated the night before. Avoid caffeine and high sugar energy drinks which can give quick bursts but result in dehydration. ...Read more

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Will low sugar be causing extreme dizziness and faintness?

Will low sugar be causing extreme dizziness and faintness?

Yes: Blood sugar below 70 commonly causes this. However rapid drop in blood sugar, even if still above 70 can do the same things. ...Read more

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What could cause faintness, impaired vision and ringing in ears?

What could cause faintness, impaired vision and ringing in ears?

Multiple: Multiple things, but tops on the lists are neurological promblems like acoustic neuroma or multiple sclerosis; concussion or meniere's disease. Exposure to carbon monoxide or drugs: cocaine, asprirn, motrin. High blood pressure can cause these symptoms. So can ear problems like perforated tm and tmj. ...Read more

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Dizziness, numbness in the face, faintness, nausea, shortness of breath.

Dizziness, numbness in the face, faintness, nausea, shortness of breath.

Go to emergency room: If these are all new symptoms, and you have no other medical reason for them you need to be seen now. All of these could be seen in someone having a panic attack but unless this has happened in the past and you have been diagnosed with this disorder do not assume. There are many other reasons and some of them serious why you could be having these symptoms. Seek help in getting to the er. ...Read more

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What may cause stabbing sternum pain, faintness, bloated belly and gas?

What may cause stabbing sternum pain, faintness, bloated belly and gas?

A lot of symptoms!: Substernal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your chest. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes chest ; abdominal pains. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more