Dizziness after eating

Dizziness is just a symptom of an underlying health issue. You can’t remove the dizziness without first finding the cause. Sometimes it may be necessary to consult your doctor if you can’t find the cause.

• Labyrinth Diseases – Providing a sense of balance is the job of the Labyrinth in the body’s auditory system. A feeling of dizziness and fatigue after eating can occur if a disorder is located in the Labyrinth that can disturb the balance maintaining function. Disorders such as benign positional vertigo, Meniere’s disease, and Labyrinthitis.

• Atherosclerosis – Hardening of the joints in the neck such as arthritis, and hardening of the arteries may develop in older people. These disorders can put pressure on the blood vessels and nerves. When this happens after you eat you can feel nauseated and dizzy.

• Gastritis – When the lining of the stomach gets inflamed the condition is called Gastritis. Some symptoms of this condition are getting tired after you eat and dizziness. Some of the reasons for this condition are strong tea or coffee, alcoholism, overeating and excessive intake of oily foods, eating improperly cooked food, and dietary irregularity.

• Emotional Disorders – Clinical depression in general can lead to dizziness after eating, along with prolonged tension, grief, worry, and stress. If you have been suffering from an eating disorder such as anorexia, the condition gets even worse.

• Heart Disease – Not being able to send enough blood to your stomach and intestine could be a sign of a diseased heart. A greasy large meal may be unprocessed, which can make you dizzy and nauseated.

• Medicines – Sometimes, you can get dizzy after eating if you take certain medicines along with your meals, such as medicines for high blood pressure control, muscle relaxants, antihistamines, and diuretics.

• Disorders of the Thyroid Gland – After eating certain thyroid disorders can cause you to feel dizzy, such as an under active thyroid (hypothyroidism), or the inflammation of the thyroid (thyroiditis). After eating these disorders can make you feel tired.

• Dizziness after eating can lead to kidney diseases as well. When you eat salty and processed foods often the condition will get worse.

• Dizziness inducing foods – Certain beverages and foods can make you feel light headed. If you eat something bad, then you will pay for it. The culprits include but are not limited to

• Foods that have a high fat content like meat, mayonnaise, shortening, cheese, and milk.

• Food that are uncooked or raw.

• Seafood like certain shellfish that contain natural toxins.

• Fried foods such as deli meat, salted nuts, chips, and pretzels.

• Certain sauces along with salad dressings like soy sauce, that have a high salt content in them.

• Canned soups and foods.

• Baking Powder

• Pickled Vegetables

• Beverages that are alcoholic in nature.

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 11:45 am by admin · Permalink
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