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light-headedness

The feeling of dizziness or of being about to faint; a nonspecific symptom of many conditions, including for example, anemia, anxiety, cardiac rhythm disturbances, fever, low blood pressure, many infections, and some drugs.
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The differential of light-headedness can also include panic attack, early hyperventilation, and toxin exposure (such as diphenylarsinic acid, (25) pregabalin, (26) or paint thinner (27)).
But based on the above-mentioned and accurate concepts, vertigo, dizziness and light-headedness symptoms were re-analyzed.
Initially there were some complaints about light-headedness and nausea," Flanagan said.
It is probably related to stress but if it is accompanied by pain or light-headedness, it may be a sign your heart is beating irregularly and you'll need an ECG.
a)bupropion: skin irritation, vivid dreams, insomnia, light-headedness, irritability
Shortness of breath, unexplained weakness or fatigue, anxiety or unusual nervousness, Indigestion or gas-like pain, breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, vomiting, light-headedness and collapse.
Elderly people often experience postural hypotension, a drop in blood pressure on standing that can cause light-headedness or even loss of consciousness.
With temperatures rising dangerously high on the East Coast and the Southwest also getting hot, health officials everywhere are offering pretty much the same advice: Drink plenty of fluids and be on the lookout for signs of dehydration: light-headedness, weakness and nausea.
An introductory comment explains how patients use the term dizzy for a wide range of sensations, including vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium, and light-headedness, so it is difficult for general or specialists doctors even to diagnose the problem.
The company said the drug did not demonstrate a statistically significant improvement, measured by the mean score of dizziness or light-headedness of Orthostatic Hypotension Symptom Assessment, compared to a dummy drug.
Dizziness has different meanings for different patients--from disequilibrium, light-headedness, feeling off-balance, woozy, shaky, 'not quite right', or 'not myself ', to a vertigo sensation of gentle swaying and ground moving upwards, the world spinning around, or violent incapacitating rotatory vortex feelings.
The 42-year-old woman arrived at hospital complaining of shortness of breath, difficulty walking and light-headedness.