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Do You Get Dizzy When You Exercise — or Stand Up Quickly?

Many of us have felt light-headed when we stand too quickly, but if you have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), this simple movement can make your heart race. We all know that fitness is important for good health, but people with POTS may struggle to exercise. Find tips for exercising if you have POTS from an exercise physiologist.

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When You Should Worry About Dizziness

Dizziness is not a problem you should ignore. It can affect people differently, making you feel like you are spinning, light-headed, imbalanced, woozy, or it can cause a floating or rocking sensation. You may also experience nausea and visual problems, such as a decrease in focus, says vestibular therapist Janet Kucinic. She says it’s important … Read More

YouTube May Help Treat Vertigo (Video)

Viral videos can be fun to watch but may be educational, too. A new study finds video sharing websites are being used for information on the Epley maneuver, which helps people suffering from a particular type of vertigo. Erika Woodson, MD, who treats vertigo at Cleveland Clinic says, “The one that is the most popular … Read More