Jul 09, 2016
Everyone ends up feeling dizzy at one time or another. Dizzy spells can be triggered as easily as by dehydration, standing up too quickly, low blood sugar, fever, and all manner of relatively insignificant bodily changes. Still, dizziness can also though rarely be a symptom of more serious health conditions, so it is not something to be ignored.
A brief period where you are feeling dizzy, lightheaded, or unsteady that passes and does not recur is probably of little concern but can be cured with home remedies. Dizziness and nausea are often paired symptomatically, since both are often the result of issues with the inner ear and your vestibular system. You may also experience a headache and dizziness together, perhaps because an eye issue is at fault. A sudden drop in blood pressure can likewise cause you to feel dizzy.
Home Remedies for Headache and Dizziness and Nausea
The first steps in eliminating the cause of a dizzy spell are to ask whether you have eaten enough or might be dehydrated. Inner ear infection can cause dizziness as well, so a natural antibiotic treatment for the ear such as colloidal silver may help. Anemia is sometimes another cause of dizzy spells and it can be a side effect of certain medications, so review these possibilities and change your diet accordingly.
Remedies for Dizziness
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With both index fingers, press the indentations on both temples (fingers pointing toward each other). These are acupressure points, and this will immediately stop the room from spinning.
Dizziness Remedies...Coconut Water!
I've been dealing with dizziness for the past three weeks or so and I know that it is an electrolyte imbalance for me, although in others it could be dehydration! Trying to find the right ratio of minerals is tough. Since I have candida, I cannot do the typical sports drink or anything, although I heard of one that does not have sugar that the pharmacy recommends that starts with an E.
That said, what I use is coconut water which is the juice from raw coconut. It has the best balance of electrolytes so I always keep a cup in the refrigerator and an extra coconut as well.
If anyone has an excellent electrolyte replacement recipe please let me know!!!
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Posted by Jeanie (Essexville, Michigan) on 07/11/2013
I was having dizzy spells for over a month. And it was happening every time I would lay down or get. I went to the ear doctor and he said that it could be acid crystals. He wanted me to do more test. I decided to pray. The Lord directed me to put colloidal silver in my ear. Even the first application seem to correct it. Did put more drops in ears later in day and for another day. Have not had anymore dizziness since. It has been over a month now. I hope this helps other.
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Posted by Planky (New York, United States) on 07/14/2015
The Epley Maneuver worked for me. I suffered for over a month with dizziness and finally went to ENT and she did the Epley and showed me how to do it. It worked right away. She said if it happened again, just do the maneuver.
Posted by Healthhelper (Peuget Sound, Washington) on 02/05/2012
This problem originates in the inner ear and can quite easily be corrected with a very simple exercise called "Epley's Maneauver". This exercise was demonstrated to me when I went to a doctor for dizziness. YouTube shows how to do the exercise as well as showing exactly what and where in the inner ear this equilibrium is controlled. Anyone can easily do the exercise; it's very simple, and it works!
Posted by Zeninfinity (Santa Rosa, Ca, Usa) on 11/01/2011
This is not a vertigo cure, but a possible way to help you cope when a vertigo episode happens.
I have been having all sorts of weird stuff happening with my ears in the last few weeks. I am 46, an audio engineer and had my first incident with vertigo 2 weeks ago and then another last week. I think I have "glue ear" which I am not sure is the same as an ear infection. Sorry I digress.
Anyway, just thought I would pass this on. The Epley Maneuver is a great way to deal with a vertigo episode. I had a mild attack last week, did the Epley Maneuver and the room rocking back and forth stopped!
Here's a youtube video of this simple movement. I hope it works for you!
Posted by Kasra (Tehran, Iran) on 03/25/2015
Lightheadedness is something we all may experience for different reasons and it's probably nothing at most cases but sometimes it can be serious. Even if it's not serious, it creates a terrifying feeling that you might pass away or it might make you fall, especially when it lasts for days, it even makes more worries, and interferes with almost all activities, or you might not be able to do many things as it makes you paralyzed somehow and doesn't let you concentrate unless you pause and let the feeling subsided or go away cause you may fall and get injured , seriously , especially when you're driving it can even put your life in risk .
Just some weeks ago, one day I felt Iâm falling, I couldn't concentrate, I had to sit down close my eyes and rest , just like many times before I felt lightheaded, I expect to just move after some seconds but seriously this time was different. After some hours of rest at same situation and doing some eye exercises I got a bit better but not fully recovered. That night when I was going to bed I felt fine , thought the feeling just went away.
Next day after I woke up and sat to have my breakfast it started again , this time I was also nauseous and I was even more lightheaded than before , I was so worried , and curious what could it be , I supposed it was something serious , that much serious and bothersome that I couldn't even sit , focus and find remedies on the internet , went to bathroom and done many palming exercises , felt better but yet not recovered , some days passed this way , I was getting more and more worried , finally I decided to force myself to read and look for a cure. I visited many pages, but it was not taken as a serious condition, at some worst cases, it can be caused by a damage to inner ear or head but in most cases it's nothing serious and can be due to a drop in blood pressure, changing situation from one to another which causes a change in blood pressure or after drinking etc. ... And it goes away just after a while.
Anyway, in some forums I found that ginger could make some people feel better so I took ginger:
Half teaspoon, twice a day ... And bingo!!
Just after day one:
-I still experienced to be lightheaded but at lower intensities
-shorter periods without feeling nauseous at all
And day two it was totally gone. Hope for a drug free world.
Posted by Snoochi (Hartford, Connecticut, Usa) on 02/06/2010
Possible fix for dizziness
Ginger may be helping...I have been drinking a ginger drink I feel is helping. Someone actually described almost exactly what I do. I take about a tablespoon of chopped fresh ginger root in two cups of water that I let steep. Sometimes I put some clove, cinnamon, and honey in too. I call it my ginger tea. I also eat the ginger as well.
I have been doing some neck stretches and muscle massage to the SCM muscle over the last month as well which I feel might be beneficial.
Posted by Gokhals (Larkspur, California) on 10/22/2011
Spinach and fruit smoothie. For nearly two months on and off, I was getting extreme attacks of dizziness, head spinning, tightness in neck. Once at night, I think I moved my head slightly, and the head spinning started. Its was terrible. I thought I had low blood pressure issues - as at an earlier doctors appointment, my doctor had told me that my bp was on the low side. I went out and bought a blood pressure monitor. My bp was consistently in the 100/70 range. Thinking it was this lowish bp that was the problem, I started drinking salt water. It helped a little bit. The intensity of the dizziness attacks waned, but I still felt moderately dizzy from time to time during the day.
One day, my kids made me drink a spinach/fruit smoothie. My dizziness, 'head spinning' went away, simply vanished, never to return. My conclusion is, this is a diet related disease, maybe an infection got cleared by the nutrients in the smoothie, maybe my body need certain minerals in the fruits and spinach. I drink spinach/fruit smoothies regularly now. If this helps others with meniere's disease, vertigo, dizziness etc. Please do let me know. It worked like magic. I am still baffled by the science behind it. But it works!!
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Posted by Searchlight1000 (Ohio, US) on 04/02/2015
I was developing periodic dizziness. I also have tinnitus. It came to my mind I should train my ear gyro's so I tried twirling with my arms out shoulder level palms down towards the right and it has cured my dizziness. First I could only twirl once or twice but now I can turn 10 times or more rapidly without getting too dizzy. I never have any dizzy attacks anymore. If you look up twirling on the internet they say twirl to the right. I like twirling towards the right and then a few times left but end up with a few more twirls to the right. Hope this helps someone.
Posted by Kathy (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Usa) on 10/10/2010
I have been doing yoga for the last 9 years, when I turned 50 yrs. old I had to stop doing the 2 minute head stand because it would give me vertigo. I had 3 bouts of severe vertigo until I made the connection when the last bout started immediately after I came down from the head stand. I stopped doing the position and still 3 yrs. Later I haven't had a vertigo episode since. I hope this is of some help to others.
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