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Does anyone ever get vertigo, dizziness, from staring at their computer screen. I do now and then but today it was bad.  Just curious. This is not a joke.

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9 minutes ago, dmckay said:

Does anyone ever get vertigo, dizziness, from staring at their computer screen. I do now and then but today it was bad.  Just curious. This is not a joke.

https://www.afb.org/forum/technology-talk/computer-monitors-and-dizziness/12

https://blog.themigrainereliefcenter.com/migraines-the-computer-and-dizziness-what-you-should-know

For me it means I have been at the Jim too long, Jim Beam that is.

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Sometimes I do get dizzy but it doesn’t happen often, unless I pull an all nighter.

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23 minutes ago, Dictonary said:

Sometimes I do get dizzy but it doesn’t happen often, unless I pull an all nighter.

Hmmmm......I did not sleep well last night. Had coffee bout 10AM got on puter to play some WoW and within 5min I was so dizzy I had to go lay down.  Happened 2 more times today. I have had this before but this was the worst ever. I read the link in the other post.  Seems this is not uncommon for lots of people. 

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How much liquids the past couple of days besides a cup of coffee? You do need to hydrate and, believe it or not, there is stress involved with WoWs (or any other game). Dehydration coupled with stress can cause this.

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22 minutes ago, dmckay said:

Hmmmm......I did not sleep well last night. Had coffee bout 10AM got on puter to play some WoW and within 5min I was so dizzy I had to go lay down.  Happened 2 more times today. I have had this before but this was the worst ever. I read the link in the other post.  Seems this is not uncommon for lots of people. 

Check your monitor refresh rate and set it to the highest Hz it can take...

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1 hour ago, dmckay said:

Does anyone ever get vertigo, dizziness, from staring at their computer screen. I do now and then but today it was bad.  Just curious. This is not a joke.

No I do not just headaches from toxic players.

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1 hour ago, Khafni said:

How much liquids the past couple of days besides a cup of coffee? You do need to hydrate and, believe it or not, there is stress involved with WoWs (or any other game). Dehydration coupled with stress can cause this.

This, combined with poor sleep can definitely cause it. With the other factor being has it been hot where you live, and have you been sweating - a poor nights sleep and while I had plenty of fluids and water, was too low on electrolytes and all after standing in the sun and near blacked out at work and they had to take me to medical. Why now when I go to work at the stadium or it's hot I start downing gatorades aside from just water. 

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Like the folks above have said, it's probably hydration or lack of energy, the dizziness at your PC might not be a cause, but a symptom

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