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Frequent dizziness. Reasons ?

about a year ago i woke up really really dizzy and throwing up..since then the dizziness come and goes. i had not had a spell for about two months then all of the sudden it came mostly happens when i lay flat on my back in bed and turn over on my right side..and sometimes when i am standing and look up and then down...i have no insurance and have been unemployed so this is really frustrating for me because i cant see a doctor right now,, thanks
Asked On : Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi and welcome to HCM

Frequent dizziness can be due to many causes. Common ones are cervical spondylosis and Meniere's disease.

I would suggest that you should get an ENT examination done and also get a MRI of head and neck done.

You can take Betahistine 16mg thrice a day with gradual tapering down as you become symptom free.

Physiotherapy including isometric neck exercises will be helpful in case of cervical spondylosis.

I do hope that you have found something helpful and informative and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care.

Answered: Mon, 30 Sep 2013
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