Patient Comments: Dizziness - Diagnosis

Please describe your diagnosis of your dizziness.

Comment from: Airhead, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I woke up with the sensation of being very lightheaded, a little off balance, and have had a mild headache. This feeling has persisted for 10 to 12 hours. My heart rate is normally from 70 to 85. Today it has been 100 to 110.

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Comment from: MilG1115, 75 or over Female Published: July 06

I was hot and started to get out of bed to go to the bathroom, and I sat up and felt like I was whirling around and couldn't walk. I called my son and dove in to my house and turned on the air and shut the windows, and I got better, but I have no energy and I still feel woozy a lot.

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Comment from: Eeems, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: June 24

I have lightheadedness and some vertigo, but not with a spinning sensation. I have taken meclizine which seems to aggravate the condition. I have considerable stiffness in my neck. Is it possible I may have a pinched nerve creating my problem.

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Comment from: John, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: June 24

I am a 77 year old male. My dizziness is similar to June 1st except no nose bleed. I sleep on my left side and if I turn quickly to my right side, it seems that I will pass out. If I turn slowly, there is no problem. During the day, I become dizzy if I get up too fast or make a quick turn. If I take a Meclizine, which is for motion sickness, it helps for a while.

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Comment from: big bill, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: June 12

I take my blood pressure its usually 160 0ver 57. I get dizzy and have no strength when doing some work. When I turn my head while backing up my truck I feel like I am going to pass out. I am 83 years old and take hydrochlorothiazide 50 mg every day for my high blood pressure.

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Comment from: William, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: June 12

I have been a heavy smoker in the past but now smoke approx 5/10 a day. Recently I have been experiencing some dizziness particularly after I get up in the morning and occasionally cannot focus properly. Would this be low blood pressure or vertigo?

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Comment from: miker, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: June 12

I feel dizzy in the morning and all day long as well. I feel like blacking out and distorted vision tired and weak as well.

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Comment from: msmir3, 45-54 Female Published: June 12

I have been dizzy all day at work I work in a greenhouse and nursery. I try to drink as much liquid as possible. Today I had 3 32oz bottles of vitamin water and water. I felt like I was going to faint. I feel weak and tired my head hurts a little. I am lying down in an air conditioned room. I still fell a little dizzy it gets worse when I walk around.

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Comment from: drs4400, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: June 08

I am 55 years old and I have dizzy spells 1 day of the month and they last for about 9 hours happening every hour on the hour then they stop after about 9 hours and return again 1 month later. I have a weird smell sometimes get real sweaty get dizzy for about 10 to 15 seconds then I am good for an hour then it happens again. I have had every test that you can imagine even been in the hospital ER hooked up to machines and everything is always normal. This has been happening for the past 2 and 1/2 years.

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