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Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Bend Over
Problem in inner ear: The most likely cause is something affecting the nerves or the small bones in the inner ear. Could be a virus (acute layrinthitis) a bacterial infection (sinus, ears, nasal passages), 'benign positional vertigo' adverse medication affect. Aok if rx or goes away within 2wks. . But if goes on longer, very severe, need further tests, like a brain scan (including internal auditory canals). ...Read more
Get thee to a doctor: Dizziness may be benign, but if you can reproduce symptoms with neck positioning, it may signify arterial insufficiency that could make it more likely for you to have a posterior circulatory stoke. You need to see a neurologist for evaluation to separate this condition from an inner ear or sinus problem. ...Read more
Blood flow: When you stand up, there can be a temporary decreased in blood flow to the brain. The blood vessels have to tighten up a little bit, and the heart has to pump a little harder. Getting dizzy or light-headed when standing up is called orthostatic hypotension. The first step to try to make this better is to drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more
Various concerns: Lightheadedness upon standing can be due to different problems a few of which could be low blood pressure(rapid fall), dehydration, low blood sugar, medications/other illnesses .For now try changing positions gradually (from laying position, sit up before standing up). Be sure you are properly hydrated. Please to see your doctor as soon as possible for evaluation/ proper diagnosis and care. ...Read more
Dizziness: Can occur when you stand up after bending over. This is due to a temporary change in your blood pressure, which can drop quickly, especially if your sick or dehydrated. Younger people like yourself usually recover quickly from this, but older people can have severe symptoms from this. If it persists, then see your doctor to have this evaluated further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Blood flow issues: If your laughing fits are vigorous enough to cause you to stop breathing (even temporarily), this in turn could cause multiple changes in vessel diameters and cardiac output which eventually could lead to low blood flow to the brain. Thereafter the decreased blood flow produces a feeling of near-fainting or dizziness. ...Read more
Why do I feel very weak and dizzy when i walk around or when i lay down. I get tired really fast?
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for such symptoms. Your info indicates you're on coumadin, (warfarin) which can cause bleeding, which can lead to anemia -- and result in weak, dizzy feelings. Please get medical attention asap to check your bleeding time and hemoglobin count, etc. Even if these are normal, you still need help with these potentially dangerous symptoms. Be well. ...Read more
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