Heavy head and dizziness
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Sit or lie down immediately when you feel dizzy. Lie still with your eyes closed in a darkened room if you're experiencing a severe episode of vertigo.Avoid driving a car or operating heavy machinery if you experience frequent dizziness without warning.Avoid using caffeine, alcohol, salt and tobacco. Excessive use of these substances can worsen your signs and symptoms.Drink enough fluids, eat a healthy diet, get enough sleep and avoid stress.If your dizziness is caused by a medication, talk with your doctor about discontinuing it or lowering the dose.
Be aware of the possibility of losing your balance, which can lead to falling and serious injury.Avoid moving suddenly and walk with a cane for stability, if needed.