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 are the causes for headaches and swollen feet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am wondering if anyone would know what is wrong or what other tests can be done. My ANA is 1:360, TSH is 0.5, free and total, T3 and T4 are normal. SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) is negative, Sjorgen's is negative, and thyroid ultrasound is normal. Symptoms experienced are extrem...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Firstly, let me summarize your complaints and investigations. You have symptoms of ill health which include headaches, giddiness, and swelling of feet and ankles. Positive findings on investigations are your high leukocyte count of more than...  Read Full »

Is BP of 111/63 mmHg normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am feeling very dizzy lately, and I have lost a lot of weight without dieting. I am suffering from headaches a lot. This morning, I was shaking so much, which lasted for about two hours. I checked my blood pressure, and it was 111/63 mmHg. Is this normal?  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. Blood pressure of 111/63 mmHg is lower than the normal limit. Low blood pressure can occur in internal blood loss sometimes. There could be lots of reason for getting dizzy and weight loss. You need to be examined and investigated with relevant...  Read Full »

What is the cause for frequent dizziness, headaches, and vomiting in an elderly person?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is having dizziness, vomiting and headache. These problems occur constantly with a gap of five to six months.  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the symptoms that you mentioned it seems your grand mother has migraine which reccurs when she is either exposed to the allergen, which triggers her migraine, or it can also manifest as a seasonal change. How long has she has been having this problem? During her...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for brain zap and dizziness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old male. I have been getting bouts of dizziness, which can be described as an electric shock in my head. There is also a feel of nerve twitch in my temple. I also found that my reaction time is a bit slower. I did a cardiac screening, which involved a stress echo. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P.bhatt

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician, Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from dizziness and electric shock over your face with some incoordination of eyes as per your ophthalmologist. Nothing from Cardiac, eye and ENT. The problems seem to be a neurological disorder. It is good that your MRI Brain is normal, that means...  Read Full »

I got sudden palpitations, and dizziness with normal ECG and mild LVH. Is mild LVH a problem.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. I am doing regular exercises, but one day at night I got sudden palpitations, dizziness feeling, high bp, so I went to the emergency room my ECG was regular, sinus tachycardia after that few tests were also done. Lipid profile was normal with no diabetes, and n...  Read Full »

Dr. Malay Shukla


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I believe by regular exercise, you mean that you are involved in some muscle-building activities and some aerobic exercises. The symptoms you described were sudden onset palpitations associated with dizziness continuously, and by the time you reached ER, the palpitat...  Read Full »

Can high triglycerides cause dizziness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31 year old male, and my query is related to high BP, light-headedness, and high lipids. Let me first share a background and then I will come to the problem. I am over 6 feet tall, and my weight presently is about 113 kg. I smoke cigarettes regularly, around 6 to 7 every day, fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, thank you for the beautiful history. I am sorry, but I disagree with your doctor here, you may not need any BP (blood pressure) medication at all. I know you may be surprised, but according to JNC 8 guidelines, we need to have at least two higher BP readi...  Read Full »

My 15-year-old daughter had shortness of breath, while practicing gymnastics. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, My teen daughter is 15-year-old, 5'5" tall with 115 Ibs, a healthy gymnast, she has done gymnastics from her two years of age. She eats well, does not drink soda except every great once in a while. She has been experiencing shortness of breath, leading to some dizziness while at pract...  Read Full »

Dr. Manish Meena

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your history mostly, it is a due weakness, but if she experiences breathlessness at rest, then you need to consult. Right now, you should give her multivitamin supplements like iron, Folic acid, and Vitamin B complex. Do not let her practice empty...  Read Full »

I have severe dizziness and muscle pain in the neck. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an athlete have severe dizziness, muscle pain in the neck, and behind the neck. In the upper back vibration of shoulders when I move. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shakti Mishra

Fitness Expert, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might be a neurological problem. Due to which there are muscle and nerve involvement. Neurological tests are required to be conducted. Once the exact cause is known, you can go for a physiotherapy session consisting of stretching of the neck and shoulder muscles, ...  Read Full »

I have dizziness and my equilibrium is off. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am unable to make it physically to an ENT. For the last two years, I have been experiencing what I can only describe as a mixture if dizziness, and my equilibrium is off. It always feels like I am struggling to stand and not fall over, with sometimes full on vertigo setting in if my...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following as clearly as you can, 1. Is your disequilibrium vertigo? As in, is it rotatory? Do you feel spinning? 2. The spinning of yourself or your surroundings? 3. Any hearing deficit in any ear? 4. Any ringing or roaring sound inside the ears...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from constant headache and dizziness. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from constant headaches and dizziness. I have gone to the eye doctor multiple times, for eye dilation exam which came back normal, and then told I need to see a neurologist, which my eye doctor would not refer me to. My primary care physician has put me on antibio...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Quka


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your question carefully and would explain that your symptoms are suggestive of migraine. Thank you for the detailed information, which can undoubtedly help direct me as a doctor toward the right diagnosis. As the headache is always in the same part of the head...  Read Full »

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