Doctors for Light Headedness in Vellathottam, Kanchipuram
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Light-headedness is a feeling that you will soon faint or pass out. You feel dizzy, but you may not feel as though your surroundings are moving. Light-headedness is often due to severe weakness and will go away when you lie down or relax. If the light-headedness gets worse, it may lead to fainting. The other symptoms can be nausea and vomiting along with the feeling of dizziness. Light-headedness can be due to various reasons including allergies, illnesses such as cold or flu, diarrhoea, anxiety, stress, excessive use of tobacco or drug abuse.
HOW IS LIGHT HEADEDNESS DIAGNOSED?
The health care practitioner will ask for symptoms and medical history as this condition is generally related to other underlying causes. It often accompanies with flu, hypoglycaemia, common cold or allergies. Lightheadedness could be triggered by the use of antihistamine drugs, like levocetirizine or by some antibiotics. Nicotine or tobacco products can cause lightheadedness for inexperienced users.
HOW IS LIGHT HEADEDNESS TREATED?
Light Headedness not caused by any severe condition such as blood loss will reduce with time. Drinking water especially a sweet liquid or those containing electrolytes might help a person feel better. Lying down might also help. For more severe cases, a diet low in salt and balance therapy can be advised.
DID YOU KNOW?
Sometimes a more serious form of light-headedness is bleeding. This can be visible bleeding or occult bleeding that may happen in the digestive tract. Heavy menstrual bleeding may also cause light-headedness.