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Synonyms for lightheadedness

a sensation of whirling or falling

Synonyms for lightheadedness

a reeling sensation

a frivolous lack of prudence

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People taking Northera reported a decrease in dizziness, lightheadedness, feeling faint, or feeling as if they might black out compared to those taking an inactive pill (placebo).
Other commonly experienced autonomic symptoms included lightheadedness with standing (87%) and worsening of symptoms in the morning (69%).
The symptoms reported in these studies - which included muscle weakness, headaches, and lightheadedness as well as sweaty palms - are all signs of nervousness.
Feelings of dizziness and lightheadedness by United Airlines flight attendants resulted in a flight from Chicago to Las Vegas being diverted to Denver on 3 June.
Medications--particularly multiple ones--are a second notable risk factor," continues McKenzie, considering many of them can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, poor balance, and postural hypo-tension.
Amantadine, however, is more likely to cause side effects such as lightheadedness and inability to sleep more often than does rimantadine.
What's left is a kind of dull depression, a lightheadedness that sometimes makes us feel giddy, like we're standing on the edge of self-destruction.
Reported symptoms included dizziness, lightheadedness, skin irritation, and objectionable taste and odor, records show.
Other symptoms include lightheadedness, shortness of breath, or chest pain.
Sports drinks can help athletes avoid dehydration and other heat-related problems such as early fatigue, heat cramps, lightheadedness and heat exhaustion.
Chest discomfort; jaw, back, or arm pain; shortness of breath; breaking into a cold sweat; palpitations; and lightheadedness can all be symptoms of a heart attack.
7% of the patients reported only non-IHS symptoms including dry mouth, foot pain, sleepiness, blurry vision, and lightheadedness.
A 78-year-old woman presented for evaluation of recurrent episodes of lightheadedness and shortness of breath.
It consists of headache and at least one of the following: 1) Intestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite, 2) dizziness or lightheadedness, 3) fatigue or generalized weakness and 4) insomnia or difficulty sleeping.
As long as you are not having any symptoms of low blood pressure, such as fatigue, lightheadedness, or blackouts, and your blood tests (easily checked by your doctor) are normal, I wouldn't worry about the low diastolic pressure.