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The condition of Dizziness can range from fleeting faintness to a severe balance disorder that makes normal functioning impossible. Among adults over 60, about 20 percent have had a dizziness episode that affected their usual activities. Dizziness is also the unwanted side effect of many different medications.

Here are a few of the symptoms of dizziness:

  • Lightheadedness, as though you might pass out

  • Unsteadiness or a loss of balance

  • A false sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving (vertigo)

  • Floating experience

Stress or anxiety

Being stressed, anxious, tense or irritable can also provoke dizziness or a sense of imbalance. This can lead to a vicious circle effect as feeling dizzy in itself can lead to feeling stressed, anxious or depressed.  It is important to note that different people find different activities relaxing, so do what best suits you.

Low blood sugar level (hypoglycaemia) 

Low blood sugar (glucose) levels can lead to dizzine...

Migraine is not your ordinary headache! It is an extremely incapacitating series of symptoms that usually includes a severe throbbing recurring pain on one side of the head. However, in 1/3 of migraine attacks, both sides are affected. The pain last between 3 and 72 hours and are often accompanied by one or more of the following disabling symptoms: visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, extreme sensitivity to sound, light, touch and smell, and tingling or numbness in the extremities or face. Of course, everyone is different, and symptoms vary by person and sometimes by attack.

Medication is a proven way to treat. But medication is only part of the story. It's also important to take good care of yourself and understand how to cope with migraine pain when it strikes. The same lifestyle choices that promote good health can also reduce the frequency and severity of your migraines.

1. Seek for a calm environment

  • Turn off the lights. Migraines often increase sensitivity...

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