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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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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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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How to Protect Children’s Health—and Yours— in a Wireless World

…several years back in Canada when several schools were equipped with Wi-Fi. Parents and educators discovered that many children experienced headaches, dizziness, heart palpitations, fatigue, and nervous system issues while in school—symptoms that “mysteriously disappeared” on weekends and school vacations…

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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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Common Side Effects of Beta Blockers

…Toprol (metoprolol) * Tenormin (atenolol) * Corgard (nadolol) Side Effects of Beta Blockers * Erectile dysfunction * Sleep disturbances * Fatigue * Dizziness * Depression * Flu-like symptoms An additional side effect of beta blockers is depleted CoQ10, and should not be used by patients with asthma or active…

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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 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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