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feel light-headed

To feel dizzy, as if one might faint. I'm feeling light-headed because I stood up too quickly. Your mother needs to sit down because she feels light-headed all of a sudden.
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RECOGNISING THE SIGNS Internal hunger is usually accompanied by physical sensations including feeling lightheaded or tummy rumbles.
Pia added that she still had a 'smile on her face' since she was simply relieved that doctors found out why he was having daily fever and feeling lightheaded. But when the doctor told her the words 'it's cancer,' that was when she realized that it is indeed 'bad news.'
Bench coach Joe McEwing has been filling in for White Sox manager Rick Renteria, who was hospitalized before Monday night's makeup game at Minnesota after feeling lightheaded.
As well as irregular heartbeat, individuals with A-fib might also experience: chest pain, palpitations (a fluttering or pounding sensation in the heart), shortness of breath, feeling lightheaded, and "extreme fatigue."
"Daniel Kearns, before the game, was feeling lightheaded. He said he was okay, but then we had to take him off because it got worse during the game.
Feeling lightheaded upon rising from a chair, getting nauseous in a car, experiencing a room as spinning while lying down--these are all different ways of describing dizziness.
While heart attack symptoms can vary from person to person, the more common ones include pain, pressure, heaviness or tightness in the chest, arm, back, jaw, neck or shoulders, feeling sick or dizzy, breaking into a cold sweat, shortness of breath and feeling lightheaded and fatigued.
"While it's common to have chest pain or discomfort, symptoms of a heart attack can also cause shortness of breath, nausea, feeling lightheaded and pain in the jaw, neck or back," he added.
1, 2013, after crew member Ron Messer lost consciousness while on the job following complaints of chest tightness and feeling lightheaded.
He said: "I was feeling lightheaded and what did not help was my injured knee and ankles.
If you're feeling lightheaded or dizzy, for example, or you're having trouble catching your breath, tell your doctor.
I can't fully recount all that transpired, but I do remember feeling lightheaded and disoriented.
Mild signs and symptoms include shakiness and trembling, sweating, blurred vision, dizziness (feeling lightheaded), not thinking clearly, feeling nervous or anxious, being weak, numbness or tingling of the mouth and lips, feeling tired, headache, sudden hunger, feeling nauseous, and a heart beating fast.
One woman presented to University Hospital Birmingham (England) complaining of episodes of "feeling lightheaded, occasionally nauseous, and suddenly and alarmingly unwell [that] tended to occur when she ate certain kinds of food, especially sandwiches, and drank fizzy drinks'" (Lancet 2008;372:2164).
Cole and Perez make for a pair of suitably sneering, if transparent, villains and, as ever, with Rogen there is a moment or two of sentimentality but the overall effect is one that will leave you feeling lightheaded with laughter.