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Dizziness (cont.)

What are the symptoms of dizziness?

With dizziness, the person may feel faint, near passing out, weak, nauseated, confused, tired, clumsy, off balance, or any combination of these. The individual may perceive a sensation of movement, spinning, rocking, or whirling, of themselves or the room (possible vertigo).

Often, dizziness is accompanied by other symptoms such as:

  • Faintness ("lightheadedness") or actual fainting
  • Weakness or tiredness
  • Confusion
  • Feeling off balance
  • Headache or head pressure
  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Nausea or vomiting
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/13/2014

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