What does it mean when you wake up feeling dizzy?
Possible causes of dizziness can include dehydration, ear infections, low blood pressure, and medication side effects. People who regularly wake up feeling dizzy or experience other concerning symptoms alongside the dizziness should see a doctor.
How can I stop feeling dizzy?
How you can treat dizziness yourself
- lie down until dizziness passes, then get up slowly.
- move slowly and carefully.
- get plenty of rest.
- drink plenty of fluids, especially water.
- avoid coffee, cigarettes, alcohol and drugs.
What causes vertigo in bed?
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
This condition causes an intense and brief but false sense that you’re spinning or moving. These episodes are triggered by a rapid change in head movement, such as when you turn over in bed, sit up or experience a blow to the head. BPPV is the most common cause of vertigo.
How do I get rid of dizziness when I wake up?
The most important thing you can do to reduce morning dizziness is to stay hydrated during the day. Even if you don’t feel thirsty, your body can still be at risk for getting dehydrated, especially if you have a very physically active job, if you work outside, or if you engage in a lot of intense exercise.
What gets rid of dizziness fast?
If you feel dizzy, sit or lie down at once. This will lower your chance of falling down. If you have vertigo, it may help to lie down in a dark, quiet place with your eyes closed. Drinking water may also give you fast relief, especially if you’re dizzy because you’re dehydrated.
Can a virus cause dizziness?
It’s known that some types of viral infections can impact the inner ear, leading to conditions that cause dizziness or vertigo. One such condition is vestibular neuritis. Vestibular neuritis happens when an infection causes inflammation of the nerve that connects the inner ear to the brain.
How do you know if dizziness is serious?
Get emergency medical care if you experience new, severe dizziness or vertigo along with any of the following:
- Sudden, severe headache.
- Chest pain.
- Difficulty breathing.
- Numbness or paralysis of arms or legs.
- Double vision.
- Rapid or irregular heartbeat.
- Confusion or slurred speech.