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Why Sometimes I Feel Dizzy When I Laugh Strong
Need check up: Sometimes laughing hard may momentarily drop your blood pressure and/or lower your heart rate.When this response is exaggerated it might make you feel lightheaded. I would see a doctor and undergo an examination to make sure there is not a condition known as hypertrophic subaortic stenosis. Also perhaps recording an ECG strip as you laugh may help to see if you have a long pause in heart beat. ...Read more
Laugh syncope: I've heard of this before. Laugh- induced syncope or gelastic syncope is usually self limited and results from temporary decreased blood flow to the brain. Breathing reflexes result in strong stimulus to rebreathe. If you have heart problems or other concerns regarding this laugh-induced occurence, please discuss with your md. ...Read more
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
I feel sick and even vomit sometimes when i orgasm. I dont feel bad,more of a high feeling. when i vomit i feel fine afterwords,why?
Wonder why?: is it something new, or you are always that way. is it only with this partner? does it happen in a specific position, like he is on the top vs. other position. do you feel same way if you had orgasm on your own. as you can see many questions need answers, in order to help you with any advise. ...Read more
Laughing: Laughing increases intra-abdominal pressure, which also compresses a large vein called the inferior vena cava, which decreases blood flow to the heart and can potentially affect cardiac output by decreasing filling of the heart. But, you also need to evaluate for other causes which include anemia, infection, dehydatrion, cardiac and neurological problems. ...Read more
Why do I feel light headed when i stand up and move around? I feel like i'm jello when i walk. What can cause this?
Possible.: Sometimes laughing hard can slow the heart rate down and increase pressure in the chest and abdomen enough that blood return to the heart from the lower part of the body is compromised. This can cause a transient decrease in blood flow to the brain and lead to a sense of loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: Bloating, gassiness, and abdominal discomfort aren’t limited to the occasional holiday feast. One in 10 Americans say they suffer from bloating regularly, even when they haven’t eaten a large meal. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/diarrhea-10/bloated-bloating ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Light headed: These symptoms can be caused by several conditions. The light headiness on standing can be a drop in blood pressure when you stand called orthostatic hypotension.. The shortness of breath with exercise may be caused by a cardiac or pulmonary condition. You should report these symptoms to your doctor and request an examination as soon as possible to find the true cause of your problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Whenever my heart hurts i feel sleepy and when i wake up i feel like my heart is going to stop and i feel dizzy?
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There is a more: complex reason, but simply the gastrointestinal tract is controlled by the autonomic nervous system and alterations thereof cause further alteration of the autonomic nervous system including sensations of sweating and peripheral blood vessel dilation causing the sensation of feeling hot. ...Read more
Must find out why.: New onset of headaches, no matter what the characteristics, or change in the pattern of ha that have become chronic, or persistent/recurrent headaches that have never been evaluated by a primary care soc or neurologist, must be worked up. Suggest finding a good internist and have a thorough check-up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ectopic Heartbeats: 27 F from UK asks about ectopic heartbeats when I laugh hard. Not certain what u mean by ectopic beats but heart beats differently every beat based on signals coming & going from brain 2 heart. These change every millisec 2 be certain blood flow to brain etc is constant. So speed and strength change each beat. Laughing may provoke Valsalva reflex which changes rate/strength of beat. Google it. ...Read more
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