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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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Light-headedness or faintness caused by a sudden change in heart rate and blood pressure when rising quickly from a sitting position has been reported with SAPHRIS
Sufferers are said to experience light-headedness and palpitations when viewing works of extreme beauty and craftsmanship.
Fainting attacks, heart problems, thyroid problems and brain problems can all give rise to feelings of light-headedness, giddiness and general imbalance, explains Dr Hussein Al Kadiri, ENT specialist, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah.
Explaining the symptoms, Dr Kader said labourers are taught to recognise various signs including light-headedness, dizziness, nausea, dry mouth and skin, and in more serious cases, seizures, muscle cramps and unconsciousness.
Other questions include whether there are warning signs such as sweating, light-headedness or nausea and whether there is a family history of heart rhythm disorder.
Symptoms include shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, light-headedness or headaches and repeated inhalation, even in small quantities, can prove fatal over a period of time.
Prof Newton will lead researchers to explore what causes dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system - characterised by dizziness and light-headedness - present in up to 90% of sufferers.
But the fact is that invisible symptoms (non-motor ) of PD are common and can affect everyday life including impaired sense of smell, sleep disorders, cognitive symptoms, constipation, bladder symptoms, sweating, sexual dysfunction, fatigue, pain (particularly in a limb), tingling, light-headedness, anxiety and depression.
Shortness of breath, nausea, cold sweats, dizziness or light-headedness.
Common symptoms of burnout include tiredness, weakness, listlessness, cravings, low blood pressure and light-headedness when standing up.
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.