... I am curious as to whether allergies (which I have a ton) or sinus trouble (which I have almost year round) can cause lightheadedness/brain fog/cobweb-head every day? If so, should I see my GP, an allergist, or an ENT?
I have had my heart and lungs checked out, cardiologist says fine, pulmonlogist says fine. So my lightheadedness is not coming from those areas (to the best... (3 replies)
I have had problems with cold-like symptoms, along with a feeling of fullness in the ears and head, constant lightheadedness, inability to concentrate, feeling of shortness of breath, and fatigue. I also get a kind of dizziness sensation. It's hard to explain, though. It's not really dizziness, it's just kind of that feeling you get in your head when you are dizzy. My... (12 replies)
... Mild dizziness turns into a chronic lightheadedness, with sinus pressure, mild headaches that "move around" from the top of the forehead, to behind the ears, and around the eyes. ... (0 replies)
... My God, I could have written the above!!! (although i'm in my thirties.)
This is how I've helped myself drastically: Eliminate or cut down at least on fatigue foods! The most common are: Dairy, Tomatoes, Chocolate
Cut down big time on those (I know, it's probably 85% of your diet), and you will feel GREAT in a matter of days. (88 replies)
... and I think I called it chronic lightheadedness, if you want to check it out. ... (88 replies)
... I have been suffering from chronic lightheadedness off and on for a year. It has become much worse lately. ... (12 replies)
... I have had chronic dizziness/lightheadedness for over a year now. ENT and allergist are convinced it is due to severe allergies (ragweed, dust,mold, pollen, etc...you name it, I tested postitive for it). Anyway, I just started allergy shots 2 days ago and my dizziness seems to peaked at an all time high. It is not room spinning dizziness, but like many others have described -... (3 replies)
... I have veryyyyyyyy bad allergies and i have a pomeranian. I cannot go near my dog without breakouts, hives, asthma, or wheezing. I also take no meds for this. I limit my dog to the kitchen strictly. I do not allow him in my bedroom. I vacuum and keep my house very clean, and the one thing that has really helped me dramatically and i suggest everybody who has allergies to... (9 replies)
... I suffer from Chronic Sinusitis, Allergic Rhinitis and have a deviated septum on the left side. ... (1 replies)
... no more chronic dizziness, lightheadedness, and swollen eyes. ... (7 replies)
... control allergies that caused a blockage and chronic infection. ... (6 replies)
... I can almost guarantee that it is not a "brain bleed" (hematoma).
Symtpoms of a sinus infection include everything you have listed here. I've had 3 in 9 months, so I've been there. Headaches, facial pressure, lightheadedness, even dizziness. Discolored nasal discharge (not always), congestion, etc.
Now for the important part...
Antibiotics do a very poor job in... (1 replies)
... I would get a second opinion. Get a copy of your CT scans, and bring them to an ENT who specializes in the treatment of chronic sinusitis. ... (8 replies)
... if you have chronic sinus problems even when bacteria may not be present, such as nasal blockage, swelling, allergic shiners, etc. ... (11 replies)
... Keep in mind that medicine for chronic sinus problems is not very effective, especially in a chronic case. I've tried numerous drugs, and they don't do much for me. Irrigation helps somewhat, and I find that running helps "clear me out" a bit. ... (5 replies)
... the same head issues that you do. I'm going to see a ENT on Monday. I suspect that fluid is draining from my nose into the Eustachan tubes of my ears, causing lightheadedness and fogginess. I have the excessive ear cracking, and even jaw cracking. ... (88 replies)
... ear pain. I do occasionally have pressure in my ears. I mostly have the pressure in my upper cheeks and forehead and the lightheadedness. I was diagnosed with chronic sinusitis but I have no congestion at all per a CT scan. ... (5 replies)
... I've been battling an chronic sinus condition now for about 10 days which is drivng me crazy. ... (2 replies)