Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one on dizziness.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits — and the main cause of accidental deaths — among Americans 65 and older. Dizziness often precedes a fall. Find out what to do if you experience vertigo.
As scary as it may be, fainting – also known as syncope – is actually very common. It occurs in about one-third of the general population, and there are a number of different things that can cause someone to pass out.
Have you ever felt momentarily dizzy? Many people have at one time or another. Dizziness, which is a sense of unsteadiness or unstable movement, is common. About 15 percent of the general population experience dizziness each year.