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Heart condition cause dizziness?
Hello and thank you for reading my post.

I am a 30 yr old male that is very active.  I am very active in the martial arts world.  During workouts I get very dizzy.  This usually occurs during certain activities.  It almost always occurs when I am doing a forward or backwards roll.  For some reason that motion always triggers dizziness.  It happens during other activities but this one always seems to trigger it.  I have seen various doctors and had various tests performed.  I am suppose to pick up a heart monitor but I am not sure what that will tell.  They are not sure whether the problem lies with my heart or with my brain.  Any suggestions?
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What you describe, the dizziness on postural changes is quite common. High Blood Pressure, Low B/P, any number of heart or neurological issues could cause this. One test I know they use is called a "tilt table test", this gives a good indication as to how your vital signs respond to the changes in posture.
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John, thanks for your feedback.  I will investigate the tilt table test.  My blood pressure seems realitively normal.  I have seen a neurologist in the past and they did not find anything.
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Have you been checked for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)? Seen an ENT, preferably a neuro-otologist (specialist in the inner ear)?
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I have been to other doctors and they all look in my ears (usual check).  I have never been to an inner ear special.  I am glad you brought that up.  I wish my local doctors gave me as much insight as the two of you have.  thanks so much.
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There is a list of neuro-otologists (also spelled neurotologists) at the Web site of the American Neurotology Society. Also look under the "Find a Doctor" tab of the Vestibular Disorders Association Web site at www.vestibular.org.
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