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What causes light headedness?

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feel light headed and nervous at times
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
 
 
Answered by Dr. Vishal Garala 54 minutes later
Brief Answer:
headache has many causes.

Detailed Answer:
Hii dear
I admire you for positive outlook.
Very glad to see you.


Dear headche has many cause.
So I just want to know certain history from you


Is is episodoc or countinue? ?.
Site of headache??
Nature of headache??
Whether it is thrombing??

Is it associated with nausea , vomiting, giddiness??

Is any blurring of vision? ?


All history is important to rule out specific cause.

Is it improve with simple analgesic like paracetamol???

Nervousness is the part of being sick.

please reflect back with specific history and if any reports.

Always here to help you.

Please feel free to ask.

Thank you.
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Follow-up: What causes light headedness? 8 hours later
vision is blurred at times neck n head have pain.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Vishal Garala 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
blurred vision and headche

Detailed Answer:
Hii dear
very glad to see you.

1st thing we have to diagnose main root cause of headache.

If you have blurred vision at the time of headache than need to investigate. Go for eye fundus examinations. It will rule out any vascular problem which cause both headache and blurred vision.

If headache is persistent and associated with giddiness and difficulty in walking than need to go for CT scan brain.

If both the report comes normal than we look for blood pressure. Persistent elevated blood pressure also cause both. So consult physician and rule out blood pressure also.

I would prefer paracetamol to relieve simple headache. If persistent after taking medicine than we need to rule out other causes like migraine, tension headache.

Need to change life style and require stress free activity also.

Still you have query than feel free to ask.
Thank you.
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