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289 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Exertional Dyspnea, Medication Noncompliance

  • Asthma

    Keep an eye out for side effects of medications or other signs of allergies, which might make asthma symptoms worse, including a very dry mouth, stuffy nose, dizziness, pains[draxe.com] A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[dx.doi.org] A 62-year-old man with asthma presented with a 1-month history of wheezing and exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertension

    A large proportion of participants thought hypertension was principally caused by stress and produced symptoms, particularly headache, dizziness, and sweating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Social context, the struggle with uncertainty, and subjective risk as meaning-rich constructs for explaining HBP noncompliance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] on exertion Angina pectoris Palpitations Nausea Disturbed vision Nervousness Anxiety Diaphoresis When hypertension is not detected by blood pressure control, it often is[flexikon.doccheck.com]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Iron deficiency anemia affects nearly a third of women around the world, and can result in dizziness, headaches and difficulty staying focussed.[the.ismaili] […] cost-effective, and convenient when compared to IV therapy. 17 However, intravenous therapy may be substituted when there is: inadequate iron absorption, continued blood loss, noncompliance[www2.gov.bc.ca] Typical anemia symptoms include: Fatigue, weakness Irritability Exercise/feeding intolerance Exertional dyspnea Headache, vertigo Pale skin Symptoms of iron deficiency include[danafarberbostonchildrens.org]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    This can lead to a variety of health problems including low energy, fatigue, dizziness, poor circulation, and more.[fergon.com] Most merely are noncompliant with therapy.[emedicine.medscape.com] Treatment Transfusion should be considered for patients of any age with IDA complaining of symptoms such as fatigue or dyspnea on exertion.[aafp.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Dizziness, fatigue, and weakness. Less blood to your major organs and muscles makes you feel tired and weak. Less blood to the brain can cause dizziness or confusion.[webmd.com] Pathophysiology – Congestive Heart Failure - Diastolic Diastolic dysfunction occurs when the left ventricular myocardium is noncompliant and not able to accept blood return[healio.com] Here we present an 80-year-old Asian woman complaining of progressive exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Associated symptoms included cough, weakness, expectoration of froth, chest discomfort, orthopnea, wheezing, hemoptysis, and dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ) Patient noncompliance with medications (eg, diuretics) Severe anemia Sepsis Thyrotoxicosis Myocarditis Myocardial toxins (eg, alcohol, cocaine, chemotherapeutic agents such[emedicine.com] High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atrial Flutter

    Symptoms: Symptoms of atrial flutter include fast paced heart beat, dizziness, lightheadedness, anxiety, shortness of breath and discomfort in the chest.[symptoma.com] There will never be a S4 heart sound present during atrial flutter, as this heart sound is produced when atrial contraction forces blood into a noncompliant left ventricle[healio.com] The most encountered signs are fatigue, exertional dyspnea and general discomfort. However this intolerance is often mild. Certain forms are even asymptomatic.[fac.org.ar]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The patient's dizziness improved in ED. Neurological examination returned to base line status but sinus tachycardia and low saturation value on room air were continuing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DOACs do not require monitoring, and noncompliance will not be readily apparent. Direct oral anticoagulants.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Dyspnea may be absent or occur only with exertion. The onset of dyspnea may occur over seconds to days. Orthopnea occurs with PE as well as heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoxia

    Acute Mountain Sickness AMS is thought to be a progression of HAH, which usually manifests with symptoms of headache, dizziness, vomiting, anorexia, fatigue, and insomnia[doi.org] He was prescribed antiretroviral therapy but was noncompliant. He had no paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, orthopnea, rash, oral thrush, or diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Upon further questioning, she reports chronic dyspnea on moderate exertion. A diagnostic workup is initiated.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Patients experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness, and fatigue, and the severity of symptoms usually correlates with the progression of the disease.[pfizer.com] […] pressure, including residual LV outflow tract obstruction; elevated LV end-diastolic pressure caused by a small, hypertrophied LV; endocardial fibroelastosis; and a small, noncompliant[doi.org] A 58-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with a chief complaint of exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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