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Lightheaded or feeling dizzy and Headache

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

High altitude pulmonary oedema

Altitude sickness is a common condition that can happen when you climb to a high altitude too quickly.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Unusually tired
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

Our Health A-Z contains more information on High altitude pulmonary oedema.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Major head injury

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there's a risk of serious brain damage.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Memory loss
  • Confusion which is new
  • Seeing double
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Major head injury.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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