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also causes me to feel naueous,off balance and very tired

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i had attack of dizziness which lasted 3 days.during that time i am unable to do hardly also causes me to feel naueous,off balance and very tired.i cant sleep laying down so i sleep upright on the sofa.grab a doc prescribed prochlorperazine tabs which helped a is very scarey when i get this. this is the second time this has happened my first was in dec. 08. now i have had it again i am going to see my gp.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.

Do you have any previous disease ?

Did you have any test before?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

no diseases and no tests

i did have a slipped disc a few years ago but its all better now.

i am female sorry pressed the wrong button.

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

The dizziness or light headedness may be due to many reasons-

There may be dehydration , allergy, loss of fluid or fall of blood pressure, glucose etc .

Heart rhythm abnormalities may also lead to the attacks of dizziness or faintness.

It may also occur from anxiety or stress or any neurological cause.

In your case there is a possibility of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo where calcium particles of the inner ear can irritate the nerves causing this sensation .

You need to have an examination by doctor to find out the exact cause.

I hope this information will be helpful.

Please ask if you need any clarification.


Best wishes..
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
i had my blood pressure, tempetureand ear checked at grab a doc all this was ok
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.
If your ear is normal , you can consult a neurologist for an examination.

However, sometimes no cause can be apparent also.

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