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Dizziness

Have you felt light-headed, unsteady or weak recently? Read on for helpful advice about 'dizzy spells', causes of dizziness and what to do when feeling faint.

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Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness is common in older adults and usually improves if you drink some water and lie down. But it can also be a symptom of something more serious.

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Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation of movement or spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Meniere’s disease

Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear that causes vertigo, dizziness and balance problems. There's no cure, but the symptoms can be managed.

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Claustrophobia

People with claustrophobia feel anxious and panic in an enclosed space. The physical and mental symptoms can be overwhelming and can include heart palpitations, dizziness or a fear of losing control.

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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear. Find out how it may come about, its symptoms and the treatment options.

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Heart palpitations

If you become suddenly aware of your heartbeat, especially if it’s faster or harder, you could be having palpitations. Learn how to spot the signs.

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Heart arrhythmias

Heart arrhythmias are irregular heartbeats. The heart can beat too fast, too slow or irregularly — learn how to recognise the symptoms here.

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Head injuries

The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Chest pain

Chest pain is any sort of pain felt in your upper body, from your jaw and shoulders down to your ribs. It can be a symptom of a heart attack. Find out the facts and when to be concerned.

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