Patient Comments: Dizziness - Treatment

What was the treatment for your dizziness?

Comment from: Jess f., 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 26

I felt dizzy and it felt like I was fading out and sweating with a cold feeling sensation. I was brought to the emergency room and they checked all my vital signs. My blood pressure was 130/80, my ECG was normal and I vomited some bitter fluid from my stomach. They injected, I think Plasil, and afterwards they gave a pill for dizziness, and after a couple of minutes lying on the bed I felt a little bit better. They advised me to consult an ENT specialist to further check if it is vertigo related to ear; I don't know what that is. Then I was discharged from the hospital and I'll see an ENT specialist tomorrow.

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Comment from: dizzydoc, 35-44 Male (Caregiver) Published: April 15

If you are experiencing any type of dizziness, the best thing to do is search for providers who will help you. Do a web search for "treat dizziness" in your area to find clinics that can assist.

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Comment from: cjw928, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: February 13

I have Hashimoto's disease which is linked to my Hypothyroidism. I get dizzy whenever I'm hungry so if I don't eat large enough meals or go too long without food I get dizzy and feel faint and get a sharp migraine if I don't do anything quick enough. Needless to say, I'm used to the feeling. All I do is eating something that has sugar (fruit punch works the best) and if I have food around I'll snack on something. The idea is to get something like sugar that works quickly and then eat something that will sustain you for a longer time frame, like crackers with cheese or a bagel. That way I don't need to eat a full meal in between.

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