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Why Do I Keep Losing My Vision And Getting Headaches When Standing
Time for an exam: If you are rather tall, have low blood pressure or are taking certain medications, when you stand up too quickly your blood vessels are too slow to squeeze the blood up to the head and brain, causing a small temporary lack of oxygen. The brain and eye are very sensitive to even minute decreases in oxygen and respond with your symptoms. You should be evaluated for the underlying cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get debilitating headaches where I lose my vision, hearing, and sense of balance for periods of time. What could be causing these?
Debilitating headach: This is impossible to answer over the internet. You need to have a clinical examination by your medical doctor, neurologist, and/or dentist. ...Read more
Should i go to the emergency room tonight for my headache? I have been having extreme migraines for the past three years probably three times a year to the point where i would lose vision completely get sick to my stomach and sometimes vomit. I never thou
Get checked: If your headaches do not respond to pain medicines like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, then it would be good to get checked out by a doctor. You may also want to maintain a headache diary when you have a headache. In this you should write down anything you ate in the hours before the headache started, or how much sleep you got the night before or anything else that stands out and look for patterns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See eye MD: At your age group, probably the most common cause of fluctuating vision and headaches is dry eyes. However, there are other serious conditions that need to be considered. The most common is a type of eye pressure problem called narrow angle glaucoma. You should see an eye md for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine: The most common cause of such symptoms at your age would be occipital migraine in which there are visual defects in 1/'2 of the vision, flashing lights and other visual changes. The condition lasts minutes to 2 hours in most cases with restoration to normal afterwards. Headache can be associated but many occur without headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting lots of flashing particals in my vision sometimes theres not many sometimes theres loads and other times its like shooting stars 50% of the after these random burts I get a really bad headache others a hot flushes and bad dizzyness with ri
Possibly: There are many causes for headaches and vision is generally a minor one. If you notice that things that others can see at a given distance, are blurry to you, then you might need eyeglasses. But a need for glasses rarely by itself leads to headaches. See your ophthalmologist for analysis of this. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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