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Have light-headiness, diarrhea and nausea. Heart rate increases. EKG and blood work fine. Recommendations?

This is the third day of having episodes of lightheadiness (not dizzyness); last night I went to the ER, my blood pressure was 178/109 but my EKG and blood work (electrolytes) came back fine, they said my EKG was boring . The Dr. said it could be viral related but that was too hard to pinpoint and sent me home. I felt better then today, it all started over again. My pulse has been running between 103 (once) to 78, avg 83, I am still getting bouts of lightheadiness. and I think I am starting to have bouts of diahreia, I have been on a cleansing diet so not sure if that is related but I have read it can be...also get naseuas during the spells. can this still be my heart and if so, why did everything come out fine? I don go see my Dr. until next Tues.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. Having light headedness diarrhea and nausea with increase in heart rate and a normal EKG with normal electrolytes are sure signs that you are having no problems with the heart but seem to have an issue with your nervous system. It is not unusual to have these symptoms an Parkinson's disease and I recommend that you get yourself tested. In the meantime if you have any serious symptoms I recommend that you go to visit with your ER doctor.

I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Mon, 27 May 2013
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