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Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Put My Hands Over My Head
Lightheaded: Could be some type of obstruction. Subclavian steal one thought . Any process that puts pressure on vessels to head. Always possible could be primary vestibular problem ...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
?inner ear: This could be a sign of left inner ear problem such as otolithic dysfnctn, meniere's, endolymphatic fistula, etc, and best to evaluate using a videonystagmogram and other otolaryngological studies. Many of these problems readily respond to vestibular therapies, even an epley maneuver. ...Read more
Inner ear: Could consider local inner ear problem, such as "otolithic dysfnctn", where the receptors are irritable and shift when on left, but could also wonder if posture affects the vertebral artery in the neck, with some minimal compression. These issues can be sorted out with vestibular testing and even a ct-angio, . ...Read more
Cervical rib: Causing thoracic outlet compression of the vertebral artery as a variant of Thoracic outlet syndrome is one possibility.The diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome is often missed when early and atypical symptoms such as yours present. Please seek the care of a Neurologist with expertise in the atypical presentations of TOS as well as in the differential diagnosis of other causes of vertebrobasilar insufficiency. http://www.tos-sy ...Read more
Positional: Sounds like your persistent positioning of arms or legs transiently compresses nerves, such as at elbow or at knee. Not unique, and if it departs rapidly, no cause for worry. Some folks are far more sensitive than others. If this becomes persistent and chronic, have your doctor assess. ...Read more
Many possibilities: It may be a way you attempt to relieve stress or self soothe. If you are breaking your skin or your losing hair see a physician. If you want to stop, replace this behavior with something else that is more acceptable for you. If that is a challenge to do on your own, a behavioral therapist can help you with that. ...Read more
May have bpv: You may have positional vertigo. It can be triggered by leaning forward, putting the head back, getting into and out of bed , or turning over in bed. It is a spinning sensation lasting less than a minute and usually doesn't start immediately when assuming that position. If you determine which ear it's from then do eppley maneuver which you could look up on line. ...Read more
Common: Prolonged coughing is known to cause pain in the muscles and especially upper body due to the shaking in the muscles, ligaments, bones it causes. If you feel like there is more to the story we need to know, you might describe your symptoms and the course of your disease so we could tap into that deeper. Ibuprofen or naproxe unless contraindicated, can help. Treating cough is essential as well. ...Read more
Possible CT Syndrom: Symptoms suggest left ct syndrome. See a neurologist. ...Read more
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