Why am I dizzy?

Vertigo? There are many different causes for dizziness, ranging from low blood pressure to inner ear disease to compromised blood flow to the brainstem. Based on the type of dizziness you are having, your pcp will be able to narrow down possible causes and determine an optimal course of treatment.

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Why am I dizzy all the time?

Dizziness. There are two types of dizziness- spinning(vertigo) and lightheadedness. Vertigo is often due to an inner ear problem while lightheadedness may be due to low blood pressure,anemia,slow heart rate, stomach upset, visual disturbance,etc. Your physician will evaluate and advise you. Read more...
Lots of causes. There are a lot of causes for dizziness, and you need to have a thorough history and exam in order to determine the cause. Sometimes it is easy to diagnose: low blood pressure, anemia, low blood sugar, and sometimes it is not. Try to give as much information as possible to your doctor to aid in the diagnosis: when it 1st started, how long it lasts, what things make it better or worse, etc. Read more...

Why am I dizzy and smell burning feathers?

If recurrent problem. If this is something that has been recurrent( more than once) I would suggest a Neurology evaluation. Some type of seizures and other neurological problems present this way. If this the first time, drink plenty of fluids, rest and watch yourself to see if it happens again. Read more...

All my lymph nodes swollen, why am I dizzy all the time?

Dizzy Lymph Nodes. Swollen lymph nodes and dizziness? You need to go see your primary care provider for a history and exam. Don't put it off. Read more...

Why am I dizzy sometimes during my period?

Blood loss? If your period is really heavy, you could actually be getting anemic during it and therein dizzy. You should talk to you gyn about this. Read more...
Migraine? Some women experience migraines or headaches during their monthly cycle. Also some respond that way either to blood loss or hormones. If you have headaches and dizziness migraine is a possibility. For the dizziness make sure you are not unsteady as a fall can be dangerous. Read more...

Why am I dizzy? I got in the shower and began washing myself & I just got real dizzy, I had to sit, my legs are weak..

Dizziness. So many factors can contribute to this symptom, it would be pure speculation to try to determine what your problem is. Meds? Illnesses? Low bp? Eating habits? It would be wise to have a physical at your physician's office to rule out anything serious. Read more...

Why am I dizzy my dr told me I'm fine but I have anxiety can it bee from not sleeping a lot or diet I don't drink a lot of water?

Check. There is no way to figure this out without more information. What is your heart rate? Blood pressure? Blood pressure while supine and while standing up? How many hours of sleep? What are your electrolytes on a blood test? It is impossible to provide an answer without more information. Check with your doc. Read more...
Find another doc. You may be fine - and that's good, but you are feeling bad and that's important too. Your doctor may be really good at some things, but it seems how you feel now is not one of them. Go to someone else and do your best to change what you can. Rest if you can't sleep, eat as well as you can and do drink lots of water - make it vitamin water maybe. Get help so you can enjoy your life. Read more...