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1,973 Possible Causes for Alkalosis, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Hyperventilation in pregnancy is a cause of chronic respiratory alkalosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 53-year-old woman with a flaccid quadriparesis developed severe hyperventilation and respiratory alkalosis during pressure-support ventilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Compare metabolic alkalosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Causes of Respiratory Alkalosis 1.[anaesthesiamcq.com] Respiratory alkalosis accompanies the clinical syndrome of tetany, precipitates cardiac arrhythmias and predisposes to coronary vasoconstriction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Causes of Respiratory Alkalosis 1.[anaesthesiamcq.com] Iatrogenic (act directly on ventilation) * Excessive controlled ventilation Hypoxaemia is an important cause of respiratory stimulation and consequent respiratory alkalosis[ld99.com]

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  • Asthma

    In the early stages of acute, severe asthma, analysis of arterial blood gases usually reveals mild hypoxemia, hypocapnia and respiratory alkalosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the early stages of an acute episode, respiratory alkalosis results from hyperventilation.[emedicine.medscape.com] In such cases, analysis of blood gases usually reveals severe hypoxemia with arterial oxygen (PaO 2 ) lower than 60 mmHg, hypocapnia and respiratory alkalosis with or without[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Anxiety Disorder

    Anxiety can be an appropriate response to stressful situations but is considered a pathologic disorder when it is disabling and difficult to control. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most common anxiety disorder seen in primary care, affecting approximately 3% of adults in the United States (1, 2). This[…][doi.org]

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  • Hypokalemia

    Patients can also present with convulsions due to severe metabolic alkalosis or hypomagnesemia. Therefore, early recognition and treatment are important.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since hypokalemia and alkalosis were unexplained, she was asked for diuretic-intake.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood examinations showed hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis in the patient, but not her mother.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Liver Failure

    Respiratory alkalosis • due to hyperventilation • requires no action. B.[slideshare.net] Screen for hypoxia, hypoglycemia, anemia, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, and other potential metabolic or endocrine factors; correct as indicated.[aafp.org] Metabolic imbalances Alkalosis and acidosis occur in acute liver failure. Identify and treat the underlying cause.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Syncope

    However, a syncopal episode associated with normal sinus rhythm may be due to several disorders such as orthostatic hypotension, vasovagal or carotid sinus reflexes, or even[omicsonline.org] ., giddiness, lightheadedness, tunnel vision, nausea, spots in the vision).[bcmj.org] Hysteria and hyperventilation do not fall in this category because they cause "light-headedness" through respiratory alkalosis brought on by blowing off carbon dioxide too[courses.washington.edu]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    Mild cases of metabolic alkalosis often causes no symptoms.[en.wikipedia.org] Metabolic alkalosis does not present with any specific signs and symptoms.[symptoma.com] The causes, mechanism, and management of metabolic alkalosis are discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    Signs and symptoms of respiratory alkalosis are as follows: Palpitation Tetany Convulsion Sweating Respiratory alkalosis may be produced as a result of the following causes[en.wikipedia.org] Respiratory alkalosis can be an acute or chronic condition.[symptoma.com] alkalosis depend on the nature of the underlying cause of the respiratory alkalosis and associated conditions.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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