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The feeling of being lightheaded and unbalanced is called dizziness. Some of the causes of dizziness are vertigo, Meniere's disease, drop in blood pressure, anxiety disorders, ear infection, heat stroke, motion sickness, anemia, and a decrease in blood volume.

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I am on Atorvastatin and Losartan and have a hangover every morning when I wake up. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I wake up in the morning with the feeling of a hangover. I am on Atorvastatin 10 mg and Losartan 100 mg. Recently I had my cholesterol checked, which was 8.3 mmol/L, triglyceride 9.5 mmol/L. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello,Welcome to you for your query.I understand your concern. Your blood pressure should be checked as per mentioned history. Hypotension can sometimes lead to such problems. Second, Atorvastatin can lead to muscle pain so tiredness might lead to such problems. If this is only one...  Read Full »

Why is there sweating with black spots in vision in a pregnant woman?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 weeks 5 days pregnant. Yesterday I started feeling hot, sweating and started getting black spots in my vision. Then I felt like I was gonna pass out. I was at work during this and went to sit down. I had water and I felt better. I have a slight lightheaded feeling today and I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Getting dizzy in a second trimester (after 20 weeks) of pregnancy is a normal phenomenon as pregnancy hormones especially Progesterone results in vasodilation of blood vessels and pooling of blood in lower limbs after prolonged standing or sitting. So do not worry ab...  Read Full »

I have depression, dizziness, and shortness of breath. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 21-year-old female suffering from depression, dizziness, and shortness of breath. I feel very lonely and sometimes feel like disappearing from the world. My mind is full of negative thoughts. I want my life to be peaceful. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I can understand your concern regarding your mental health. According to your history, you are suffering from moderate to severe depression, and some medicines like Desvenlafaxine (antidepressant) 100 mg will help you to overcome your depressi...  Read Full »

Does my symptoms and thin cervical mucus imply pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 32 years and trying to conceive since last six months. My last period was a month before, and intercourse was 10 days after that for four days. I have been facing the following symptoms like frequent urination, dizziness, etc. However, there was clear milky white thin cervical mucu...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query. You have been sexually active during your fertile period till the end of last month. Now, the presence of thickening of cervical mucus is a possible sign of conception but not conclusive. The earliest now, considering your anxiety, you...  Read Full »

I am suffering from dizziness, headache, a feeling of electric pulsations, and confusion. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have symptoms of dizziness and headaches, and I feel a kind of confusion and pressure in my head. I also think that my problem-solving and cognitive function is diminished. I have been experiencing the symptoms for the past year. I have undergone diagnostic tests like MRI, cognitive fun...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have carefully considered your question and would like to explain that your symptoms could be related to seizures or a panic disorder, or it can be an inner ear disorder. I want to exclude cardiac issues, intracranial hypertension or hy...  Read Full »

Dizziness, rib, and underarm pain for a year. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from dizziness, bone pain around the lower rib on both sides, and pain under the arms for the past year. In addition, I feel lethargic and lack concentration. Also, I have taken allopathy and homeopathy medications for ear balance, but there has been no change. Ki...  Read Full »

Dr. Nitin Dongre

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query. Your symptoms are suggestive of vitamin deficiency. So I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Take Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplements. Drink milk and eat milk products except for cheese. Dri...  Read Full »

I am 53-year-old diagnosed with Chiari 1.5, cervical pannus, and AR. Why are my symptoms getting worse even after taking treatment?

Query: Hi,I am a 53-year-old diagnosed with Chiari 1.5, cervical pannus, and AR. I am undergoing treatment, but the symptoms are increasing daily. I have symptoms like headache, blurry vision, and burning shoulders. I feel like my head is in a bubble, and the loud noises from my head last for a few minutes...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Your details suggest that you have multiple problems. All these might be arising from a single disease that is headache (the nature of which you have not described very well). Anyways, the dizziness and lethargy you hav...  Read Full »

Is vertigo normal in an 80-years-old man?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 80 years old and has been diabetic for 30 years. He has had a bypass in the past and also a stroke almost sixteen years ago. He feels a little dizzy after getting up from bed for the past week. His symptoms were more yesterday, and he was feeling imbalance while walking in...  Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sorry to hear about his problem. Yes, this condition is called benign paroxysmal postural vertigo (BPPV) when the giddiness comes on movements. This type of vertigo is common at an elderly age. When he stands, you should ask a physician to check your father's blood pres...  Read Full »

Do I have dizziness and headache due to the hit on the back of my head a month ago?

Query: Hi doctor, About a month ago, I hit the back of my head on the underside of a cabinet when standing up. It hurt, but I did not pass out or anything like that. For a day or two, I felt slightly dizzy. I had a dull headache for about a week. The back of my head was tender to touch, but no bleeding or ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern. You mentioned the history of being hit on the back of the head about a month ago. You had symptoms like pain on the hit spot, dizziness for two days, dull headache for one week, and tender feeling in the hit area on the scalp. I hope you did not h...  Read Full »

I am having different sensations after 2nd COVID shot. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, After my second dose of COVID vaccination, I started experiencing different sensations in my body. The second day after the vaccine, I started getting intense feelings in my body. First, I would get extremely dizzy, then my speech would almost become slurred and confused, then my eye lids...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1) How long do these symptoms last? 2) Did you ever experience palpitation or breathing difficulties or did you experience any feeling of sinking or any fearfulness? 3) How many times in a week do yo...  Read Full »

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