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    What causes dizziness when on BP medication?

Posted on Tue, 20 May 2014 in General Health
Question: What can I do if every BP med I get put on causes me dizziness?this has gone on for years and my quality of life is getting worse?I have been on Beta blockers and others.Recently 120 Diltiazem 50 Inspra and HCTC .
Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Should find out the right cause to dizziness first

Detailed Answer:
Hi there,

I have gone through your medical history and feel sorry for the situation you are in.

The very first thing is to determine what really causes dizziness to you:
- oscillations of blood pressure (caused by drugs you take)
- osteoarthritis in neck
- electrolytes imbalance as you take HCTC
- changes in heart rhythm
- hypoglycemia

So, I advise to;
- monitor your blood pressure/sugar/heart rhythm; record the results for future reference.
- measure blood electrolytes
- run ECG

Depending on the tests results, specific treatment will be prescribed.

Hope it was of help! Let me know if you have more questions!
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Dr. Albana Sejdini

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