Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that 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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Conditions

Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and mental health condition that can be life-threatening.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hide eating habits
  • Intentional weight loss
  • Obsessed with weight or appearance
  • Hair loss or thinning
  • Missing periods

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anorexia.

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

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.

Inner Ear Inflammation

Labyrinthitis is an inner ear infection.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sensation of room spinning
  • Hearing loss
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Vomiting
  • Ear pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Inner Ear Inflammation.

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.

Minor head injury

Minor head injuries are common in people of all ages and should not result in any permanent damage.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision

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

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

SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the name given to an abnormality of heart rhythm, characterised by a fast heartbeat.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling heart beat
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Chest pain
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Shortness of breath

Our Health A-Z contains more information on SVT.

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

Sensation of room spinning

Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sensation of room spinning
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Feel unbalanced
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Sensation of room spinning.

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