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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What causes vestibular dizziness and vestibular migraine in an individual?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old female, and I do not have any pre-existing conditions. I take multivitamin tablets, fish oil supplement, and spirulina. I underwent a deviated nasal septum surgery two years back, and I lost a lot of blood during the surgery. Right after I woke up from sedation, I f...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry to hear about your health problems. You had done CT (computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan, and cardiac workup. All are normal as per history. So it is a good sign in terms of no organic lesion present in the brain. You have taken supp...  Read Full »

What is the cause of dizziness with head, neck, and shoulder pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a discomfort in the neck and shoulder for the past year. However, sometimes there is a headache and mild pain in the neck. I have taken physiotherapist's help for quite some time, but the problem is still persistent. I feel it may be a neuro problem. I am not able to control my ne...  Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for your problems. Headache and neck pain with shivering is not a very common problem. Is the neck pain more on folding your neck? And has the headache increases recently, and is there any vomiting? It could be an anxiety disorder. An anxiolytics should be ...  Read Full »

Why am I getting headaches almost every day with dizziness and blurred vision?

Query: Headaches becoming more frequent almost everyday, recently started becoming dizzy, light headed, shaky with blurred vision not all the time comes randomly. Sometimes lose slight mobility in my left hand can’t close it properly usually goes away within a few minutes. Symptoms seem to be worse a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Greetings from icliniq. I understand your concern . Tension headache is the most common headache that occurs . At your age , i understand that there are multiple stresses , and it sometimes becomes difficult to deal with them . But my advice to you would be to avoid any stress . Apart from...  Read Full »

Why did I feel dizzy, sick, and confused after taking antihypertensive medicine?

Query: Hello, I am a 31 year old female- height 167cms, weight 76kgs. Diagnosed with high blood pressure 5 years ago when pregnant with my son and the only cause the doctors could find, after numerous testing, was my genetics as my biological father has high blood pressure. I’m have been taking 50mg ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq Thank you for detailed history. Ma’am actually in most of the cases such fluctuations is due to medication only may be your bp was normal and you took labetalol and it dropped your bp even more. That’s the reason you got such symptoms. And after sometime and reli...  Read Full »

What should I do for heaviness in head with dizziness?

Query: Hello doctor, I have heaviness in my head for the past few days. When I go into shops, I feel very uneasy, like I shall fall down. I also feel dizziness, feeling not well overall. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sudden onset of dizziness associated with vertigo can be due to stroke. However, it can simply be due to peripheral causes like vestibulitis and ENT infection. I need to know if you have any history of diabetes, hypertension. Tell me if you have diplopia, vertigo, v...  Read Full »

Cinnarizine does not help my persistent dizziness. Should I consult an ENT?

Query: Hello doctor, I have persistent dizziness. I took Cinnarizine for eight days, as prescribed by two doctors, but no improvement. I talked to the third doctor and was informed that my dizziness is not vertigo, it is light-headedness. Doctor recommended my eyes to be checked instead. I got my visual a...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pandya

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How much is your vision? And is this dizziness associated with any abnormalities in vision? Are you having headache or vomiting? Any history of migraine are you having? Kindly provide the above history because it will help us in the diagnosis of your condition. ...  Read Full »

There is heaviness in the body with dizziness and gastrointestinal reflux. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, There is heaviness in the body always. I feel like bursting whenever I lay down. I am grinding teeth, have dizziness, and gastrointestinal reflux.  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The bursting and acid reflux problem can be connected to each other. But dizziness might not be due to acid reflux. For acid reflux, you need to take Pantoprazole like antacid for a week. Avoid the intake of excess spicy foods. Head should be elevated by putting a pi...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my dizziness and vomiting?

Query: Hi doctor, I am feeling dizzy whenever I got up from bed or stand up. I vomited four times already with stomach pain too. Whenever, I vomit it feels and tastes like acid. And I also feel burning sensation in the chest.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This does not seem to be problem with your stomach, but the description matches motion sickness. Motion sickness is a condition whereby the movement of the body bring up vertigo, dizziness, and vomiting. The stomach pain does not seem to be acid-related, but it is due...  Read Full »

Can dehydration result in dizzy feel and lightheadedness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. For about four weeks, I have been experiencing lightheadedness. It happens a few times each week. I never pass out, but I get very hot and feel like I might pass out. I have also not had an appetite. I have lost about 5 pounds from not being hungry. I went to the doctor...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are too young to have high blood pressure. There could be many reasons for dizziness. The most important one is being orthostatic hypotension if you are on a blood pressure (BP) medication. Others could be thyroid disorder, anemia, vitamin B12 deficiency an...  Read Full »

I have a blurry vision and feel dizzy. Can it be a demyelinating disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old, and I have Graves' disease. I had a total thyroidectomy last year. I have since been screened for other autoimmune conditions, but so far none have been found. Over the last 2 to 3 weeks, I have been noticing a gradual onset of some strange neurological symptoms. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Since there is total thyroidectomy, the possibility of a parathyroid disorder cannot be ruled out. Also, many of the symptoms can be observed in vitamin D deficiency.¬†Although the possibility of vitamin D deficiency is low ...  Read Full »

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