light-headedness

noun

light-head·​ed·​ness ˈlīt-ˈhed-əd-nəs How to pronounce light-headedness (audio)
: the condition of being dizzy or on the verge of fainting
dizziness or light-headedness, particularly when one arises to a standing position, is a predictable consequence of any medication tending to lower blood pressureHarvard Medical School Health Letter
light-headed adjective

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“Light-headedness.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/light-headedness. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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