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Dr. Prem Gupta
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Why do I get dizzy when i bend over?

Why do I get dizzy when i bend over?

Probale inner ear: See a neurologist or ent. It can be treated with medication. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


Dr. Ish Rawal
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I get dizzy when I bend over or cough?

I get dizzy when I bend over or cough?

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

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Dr. Scott Sauer
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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

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

Many causes: 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

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Dr. Lali Sekhon
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When i bend over i get a little dizzy and neck tightens up. What does this mean?

When i bend over i get a little dizzy and neck tightens up. What does this mean?

May be normal: Blood rushes to your head as you bend over. It may be normal. See your gp. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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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.

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.

No neck twisting: Dizziness associated with bending over or twisting the neck suggests decreased blood flow to the brain and/ or compression of blood vessels and stimulation of the vagus nerve. Please do not twist your neck, and be careful when bending over. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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. ?

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. ?

Many possibilites: Anemia, dehydration, low blood pressure, instability of the autonomic nervous system to cite a few of the many possibilities. Your description warrants urgent medical attention. Please see your doctor tonight or go to the ER. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Hi y do I keep feeling dizzy when i bend over?

Hypotnesion: Possibly due to hypotenison. Not enough blood going to the brain. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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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.

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

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Dr. Mohammed Younus
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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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