Lightheadedness : Medical Symptom Description

Lightheadedness: Lightheadedness is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Dizziness. For a medical symptom description of 'Lightheadedness', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Dizziness (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Lightheadedness' may be possible.
Dizziness (symptom): Feelings of lightheadedness or giddiness.
Dizziness (symptom): The word "dizziness" is used with many meanings in everyday language. The exact type of dizziness symptom is very important to determine. The symptom of "dizziness" needs to be separated from vertigo, which is a feeling that the room is moving or spinning, or that the person is moving when they are not (or even a floating sensation). Balance difficulty is also a separate topic where a person feels they are about to fall, has difficulty staying balanced, or may actually fall. Some people also say dizziness when they really mean weakness. True dizziness is a lightheadedness or a sensation that you are about to faint. Dizziness can arise from various medical conditions including ear conditions, brain conditions, cardiovascular disease, anemia or hypoglycemia. Dizziness is also the side effect of numerous medications (both prescription and alternative). Any dizziness or vertigo symptom needs prompt professional medical advice.

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