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Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Bend Over
Vasovagal: It sounds like your blood pressure drops when you bend over or cough... In the normal sense the body is reacting more than what it should. Also you might have to get your blood pressure checked to make sure it is not varying significantly in different positions like laying, sitting or standing. Lastly positional vertigo is a possibility. ...Read more
I have pains in the middle an lower portion of my back. When I bend over n stand I get very dizzy. What can cause this? Sometimes my back feels like it's on fire
Most commonly at your age, this would be a muscular problem. A strain of the posture muscles of the back.
Physical therapy would be the place to start. If you do not improve more test would be needed to find the cause of your pain. Another likely cause from the little information you provided is a problem in the facet joints of the lumbar spine. You may need to see a pain management specialist. ...Read more
May be normal: Blood rushes to your head as you bend over. It may be normal. See your gp. ...Read more
Sometimes when I bend over or twist my neck a certain way, I get very dizzy, have fallen, then my neck starts hurting, and upper teeth start hurting.
WHY am I getting dizzy several times a day after standing up or when I bend over I get dizzy, its hard to breathe and my heart starts beating faster.?
When I bend over my nose leaks and I get the same feeling like when you're swimming and you get water in you're nose and I have bad headache dizzy?
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.
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
Why do I get dizzy when I go to stand up? I have to bend down so I don't fall. My BP is normal but I heard it could be anemia. What does that mean
Anemia is low blood: Low red blood cell count and low hemoglobin (hb) are called anemia. If you are anemic your body/brain may not get enough blood causing you to feel faint (dizzy) on sudden standing up. This can be easily verified by getting your blood count (called cbc) checked from a lab. It may be better to go see your docot who can check you to find out the cause of your fainting and check your BP and your CBC an. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I often get dizzy if I bend my head forward too far. I've had a full medical work up (for something else) recently; what are the possible reasons?
Evaluation: You need further evaluation. Seek second opinion from a neurologist. ...Read more
Whenever I bend to pick up or look down to read, I really get dizzy. My head starts spinning and I'm really scared about it. Can I know what is it?
Vertigo: Simple diagnosis is positional vertigo which is not a serious condition get seen by a neurologist just to make sure it's nothing else. ...Read more
At least 8 times a day I will feel extremely dizzy when standing up and have to bend over to prevent from falling. My BP is normal so what's wrong w/me
Orthostatic: Orthostatic hypotension is a drop in blood pressure that occurs when a person stands up. Its due to a nerve defect, which senses a change in blood pressure and adjusts the tone in your blood vessels to keep your blood pressure up. It can be from decreased blood volume from diuretics, vasodilators, excessive bed rest, dehydration, and neurological disease. Got to your doctor. ...Read more
A 450 pound head board fell on my back and head today, I have been dizzy and the pain in my back is unbearable. It fell from a standing position to where I was on the floor so there was quite a lot of force behind it. I can barely bend over now.
Can having a cold make you feel dizzy when you bend over or lay flat? I don't think it's bppv? What could it be?
Hi Healthworrier: Did you mean to say HealthWARRIOR? Yes, common colds can cause congestion and make you feel dizzy or lightheaded when bending over or laying flat. Have you had BPPV diagnosed before? What makes you sure it's NOT BPPV? Perhaps, your symptoms only came on with this latest Upper respiratory illness? Do you know what to do if it IS BPPV? Right- call the PPVC (Paroxysmal Positional Vigilance Cops)! ...Read more
Why does my head hurt so much and have so much pressure and pain when I bend over is it a head cold feel dizzy to?
What a pain!: Depending on how long you haven't been feeling well and if you have thick colored mucous, you may be suffering from a sinus infection. If you have pain in your cheeks or forehead areas associated with nasal congestion, it may be a sinus infection, allergies, etc. It may benefit you to seek medical attention if you do not start to feel better. Also, using nasal saline spray every 2 hours or so m. ...Read more
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