lightheaded

(redirected from lightheadedness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.

lightheaded

adjective A popular term referring to a sensation of faintness.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
"He's still dealing with lightheadedness, which was the cause of why he went in the first place, and they're still trying to figure out what's going on there," said bench coach Joe McEwing, who managed the team for a fourth consecutive day in Renteria's absence.
Our patient is a 30-year old woman, previously healthy, who presented to the outpatient cardiology clinic for episodes of postural lightheadedness and subjective tremulousness of her whole body.
C the next day, his vitals are HR 60 bpm, respirations 20 breaths per minute, and blood pressure 124/81 mm Hg; his dizziness, blurred vision, lightheadedness, and nausea are resolved.
Weever fish stings can cause vomiting, headaches and lightheadedness and cause severe pain in their victims.
The most frequent side effects were lightheadedness and nausea, which were usually mild and related to a dose increase.
"When patients begin to experience symptoms such as chest pain, difficulty breathing, or lightheadedness, it would be prudent to seek a medical evaluation to determine if it is due to a cardiovascular or pulmonary cause, or to a less serious and benign cause," says cardiologist David S.
Infections can cause dizziness, confusion, lightheadedness, and lowered blood pressure--all of which can lead to falls.
- If you experience any dizziness or lightheadedness, sit down with your head between your knees or lie down with your legs elevated.
1HYDRATE EVEN mild dehydration can affect your balance and induce lightheadedness. Aim to drink six glasses of water a day, and always carry a bottle of water so if you get too hot or feel unwell, you have something cool to sip.
Common signs of heart failure include swelling in the feet and lower legs, fatigue, difficulty breathing, weight gain of three or more pounds in one day, lightheadedness, coughing while lying down, and reduced ability to exercise.
On the day he was to be discharged, he was transported by ambulance to the emergency department (ED) complaining of "a syncopal episode" with weakness, lightheadedness, dizziness, and sweatiness.
One of the unexpected benefits of the suit for Bright was that he didn't get the lightheadedness that often comes when he is put in an upright position, as the mechanized suit helped raise, lower, and support him.( ANI )