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Dizziness apparently means different things to different people. Some people describe it as the sensation of lightheadedness; others say it means feeling off-balance; still others feel that they or their surroundings are spinning wildly.
|Headaches and facial pain
Everybody gets headaches occasionally, a fact that you can confirm by looking at the huge assortment of pain relievers available at your local drug store.
People use the term 'dizziness' to refer to any number of sensations. You may feel that the world is spinning around you, or that you're on a rocking boat.
|What can a doctor do for dizziness?
Dizziness is a symptom of another underlying condition. Once the cause is found, there are a number of remedies available. The simplest and least threatening condition is called positional dizziness, the feeling of light-headedness that occurs when you stand up suddenly after sitting or lying down.
|What causes dizziness?
When you were a child, you probably spun around and around until you made yourself dizzy. What you were doing was confusing the part of your ear that controls balance.
|What is vertigo?
Vertigo is not a disease, but a symptom of another problem. It may involve dizziness, along with other features, particularly fluctuating hearing loss and ringing in the ears.