What causes dizzy spells and high blood pressure?

What causes dizzy spells and high blood pressure?

Dizziness and feeling slightly off balance are early warning signs of a stroke caused by high blood pressure. These symptoms occur due to lack of oxygen supply to the brain. If the dizziness has to do with standing up too fast or watching a sped-up video, it’s probably nothing to worry about.

Can a low blood pressure cause a dizzy spell?

You don’t have to be dripping sweat to become dehydrated,” Cho says. If loading up on H2O doesn’t stop these dizzy spells, there are some other disorders that could be causing low blood pressure or poor circulation, leading to dizziness.

Why does my 88 year old have dizzy spells?

(She takes a small asprin dose to keep blood pressure under control.) Her GP has prescribed betahistine working on the basis that it could be Ménière’s disease. This is not having much effect. My concern is that this could be an acoustic neuroma rather than Ménières disease since she has no nausea.

What to do if your mother has dizzy spells?

Response to betahistine can be slow and a good length trial to see if medication helps is worthwhile. It is most important that you share your concerns with your GP. If your mother fails to respond to treatment, you should discuss referral to a specialist to exclude alternative causes for your mother’s symptoms.

What causes dizziness, fatigue, feeling faint and high blood pressure?

There are 88 conditions associated with dizziness, fatigue, feeling faint and high blood pressure. The links below will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions from the WebMD Symptom Checker and help provide a better understanding of causes and treatment of these related conditions.

You don’t have to be dripping sweat to become dehydrated,” Cho says. If loading up on H2O doesn’t stop these dizzy spells, there are some other disorders that could be causing low blood pressure or poor circulation, leading to dizziness.

(She takes a small asprin dose to keep blood pressure under control.) Her GP has prescribed betahistine working on the basis that it could be Ménière’s disease. This is not having much effect. My concern is that this could be an acoustic neuroma rather than Ménières disease since she has no nausea.

What causes dizziness, feeling faint and high blood pressure?

There are 21 conditions associated with dizziness, feeling faint and high blood pressure. The links below will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions from the WebMD Symptom Checker and help provide a better understanding of causes and treatment of these related conditions.

Response to betahistine can be slow and a good length trial to see if medication helps is worthwhile. It is most important that you share your concerns with your GP. If your mother fails to respond to treatment, you should discuss referral to a specialist to exclude alternative causes for your mother’s symptoms.