Dizziness

Civil War History of Stress and Heart Disease

…"bad food." They would report shortness of breath, fatigue with exertion, inability to keep up with comrades, palpitations of the heart, sweating, dizziness and even chest pain. This condition was eventually referred to as "Da Costa's Syndrome," named for Jacob Mendes Da Costa—the physician and surgeon…

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Is It Your Heart, Or Is It Lyme Disease?

…to standard treatments, Lyme disease should be considered. The same is true if you have atypical cardiovascular symptoms—such as passing out, dizziness, lightheadedness, chest pain that’s sharp when breathing, or profound symptoms of shortness of breath or fatigue. In fact, Lyme disease should be…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…Lp(a) While the symptoms some strokes are easy to recognize—weakness or sudden loss of control over one or more parts of the body, imbalance, dizziness, impaired vision, slurred speech or difficulty speaking—others are more subtle and challenging. People may stumble, grope for words, or have one…

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Is Mold Affecting Your Heart, and Overall Health?

…can also include visual disturbances, balance issues, cognitive dysfunction (i.e. trouble concentrating, remembering words, and “brain fog”), dizziness, irritable bowel syndrome, skin rashes, fever, swollen lymph nodes, mood swings, numbness and tingling, and nosebleeds. The most common health effects…

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To Live a Longer Life, Even Moderate Exercise Gives You Big Benefits

…strengthening the muscles around ailing joints can help reduce pain. * Warning signs that you may be doing too much exercise include light-headedness or dizziness, palpitations, jaw pain, tingling or numbness in the arms, a tight feeling in the lungs, and shortness of breath (being unable to carry on a conversation…

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What are ACE Inhibitor Drugs?

…forward with each heartbeat). The primary side effects of ACE inhibitor drugs include: * Decreased kidney function; * Decrease in sexual function; * Dizziness, headache, fatigue, and depression; * Liver damage; * Increased potassium levels, which can lead to serious cardiac problems (of particular concern…

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Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women

…Throat tightness * Shortness of breath * Indigestion, or a feeling that if you could “burp” * Nausea or vomiting * Lightheadedness with exertion, dizziness or vertigo * Disproportionate sweating with activity * Sudden profound fatigue If you have any of these signs and symptoms of a heart attack, don’t…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

…* Difficulty speaking and slurred speech, * Vision abnormalities: double vision or loss of vision in visual field on same side for both eyes, * Dizziness; vertigo or * Change in consciousness level. Warning Signs of Stroke in Women Stroke symptoms for women can be less traditional, and tougher to detect…

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