dizziness dizziness  /ˈdɪ zi nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Soldiers may survive a blast with scarcely a cut, only to find over time that they suffer coordination and memory loss, dizziness, insomnia.
  2. Iproniazid was soon retired from widespread use because it produced undesirable side effects, such as dizziness, constipation, difficulty in urination, and neuritis.
  3. Some experts believe boys are less likely to report the harmful side effects of a collision--headaches, dizziness--than girls are and that could account for the gender discrepancy.

News

  1. Four hospitalized after carbon monoxide build-up

    Tenants at the Breckinridge Apartment Homes said they began experiencing nausea, headaches, and dizziness on Friday. That was the first night fire crews evacuated one of the buildings for high carbon monoxide levels. Sarah Blazonis tells us what they found when they returned on Sunday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  2. Doctors To Hold Dizziness-Headache Discussion In New Canaan

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Stamford Hospital doctors will be holding a workshop on headaches and dizziness at the New Canaan YMCA this week. The discussion will feature Dr. Eric Kung, a neurologist, and Dr. Jacqueline Brewer, an otolaryngologist, and will include types of headaches ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Daily New Canaan

  3. Stamford Doctors To Hold Dizziness-Headache Discussion

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Stamford Hospital doctors will be holding a workshop on headaches and dizziness at the New Canaan YMCA this week. The discussion will feature Dr. Eric Kung, a neurologist, and Dr. Jacqueline Brewer, an otolaryngologist, and will include types of headaches ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Daily Stamford

Quotes

  1. "Nobody has really said if it's a concussion," Gagne said after the Flyers practiced Tuesday. "Right now, it's more a vision problem and dizziness. I don't think they call that a concussion."
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Simon Gagne Source: ESPN

  2. "It's going to be how he feels," Minaya said. "We've done a CT scan and that came out normal. The MRI has come out normal. There's no brain injuries or (anything) like that, but the fact that there is some dizziness, we want to be cautious."
    on May 27, 2008 By: Omar Minaya Source: USA Today

  3. "I suffered from dizziness and a chronic elbow inflammation," said Knowle, who won the doubles title at the US Open last year with Simon Aspelin. "I still need treatment for that, so hopefully I will be fit by next week."
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Julian Knowle Source: SportingNews.com

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