lightheadedness


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light·head·ed

 (līt′hĕd′ĭd)
adj.
Faint or dizzy: felt lightheaded from running.

light′head′ed·ly adv.
light′head′ed·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lightheadedness - a reeling sensationlightheadedness - a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
2.lightheadedness - a frivolous lack of prudence
rashness, heedlessness, mindlessness - the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
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lightheadedness

noun
A sensation of whirling or falling:
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Translations

lightheadedness

n sensación f de desmayo, mareo
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OHSA #1 is a measure of dizziness, lightheadedness, or the sensation of being about to black out.
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There were no serious adverse events reported, but there were reports of lightheadedness (3.7 percent), tingling (3.2 percent), and tinnitus (3.2 percent).
Symptoms include orthostatic lightheadedness, tachycardia, fatigue, and mental clouding.
C reports dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, and nausea worsening over the last few days, and he appears drowsy and hypoactive.
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BSN medical has collaborated with NASA to develop a specialized gradient compression garment for protection against post-spaceflight orthostatic intolerance--the inability to stand upright without experiencing a rapid heart rate, low blood pressure (hypotension), lightheadedness or feeling faint upon return to Earth's gravity, the company said.