Your father has two main conditions (diabetes and hypertension) which can cause small blood vessels in the brain to block up. This causes ischemic changes known as infarcts which are seen as white lesions on MRI. Once the blood supply is cut off the brain tissue starts atrophy. Atrophy can also be age related. Since the cerebellum is affected, it could be a cause of vertigo. Other possibilities are a sudden drop in blood sugar or blood pressure. Both should be monitored for 24 hours to se if there is a drop. Do discuss this with your father’s doctor. Take care!
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Hi I am diabetic, but its under control, and do have HPB, and that is under control. Every so often (rare) I get a dizzy/blackout spell for a few seconds, and I hear a sizzling sound on top of my head that travels from the rite side to the left. Only lasts a few seconds, but I don't know what it is. I do note that its when I am crouched over reading my computer. could that b it? thank you.
hi SuzyQ58, I tell you one good thing which will help you with medicines, My dad is doing Yoga. And He is feeling good. You start practicing yoga but DON'T FORGET TO TAKE MEDICINES. take your medicines as directed by physician and in morning do yoga its very good for HBP patients.
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