Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness is a sensation of dizziness or feelings of faintness. Causes of dizziness, vertigo, giddiness, and/or fainting should be investigated. Lightheadedness is also similar to a variety of other slightly different symptoms: aura (e.g. migraine/hypoglycemia), syncope (consciousness symptoms), fever, malaise, sleepiness, and other symptoms. ...

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If you or a family member is experiencing dizziness, youíre likely to be feeling faint, light-headed or unsteady. Occasional attacks of dizziness are normal. However, there are serious causes of dizziness, so itís important to see your doctor if you keep getting dizzy spells. Treatment will depend ...1

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Specific Causes of Lightheadedness

Heart attack: Unfamiliar dizziness or light-headedness Unlike in the movies, most heart attacks do not make you pass out right away. Instead, you may suddenly feel dizzy or light-headed. If you have any one of these symptoms and ...2

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Causes List for Lightheadedness

Possible causes of Lightheadedness (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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References

  1. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ dizziness
  2. Source: OWH (DHHS): womenshealth.gov/ heartattack/ symptoms.html
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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