Dizziness

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Dizziness or feeling unsteady, woozy, weak or faint can also be impacted by other factors such as stress, low blood sugar, dehydration, vertigo, or migraines. 

While most cases of dizziness are often mild and transient, we encourage you to inform our medical support team of nurses and pharmacists if this occurs. They can provide more personalised advice around dose and administration times to avoid this from happening. To get in touch with our team, please message them here.

In the meantime, here are some ways to minimise dizziness:

  • Increase your water intake
    • Aim for at least 2-3L of fluid daily If you need support with this, our dieticians have created a video you can watch here.
  • Aim to eat 3 small meals a day, with 1-2 snacks.
    • Skipping meals or not eating enough can lead to dizziness.
  • Limit alcohol or caffeine intake.
    • Alcohol and caffeine can worsen dehydration and we recommend to minimise your intake as much as possible.
  • Change positions slowly.
    • Dizziness can also be caused by sudden changes in posture, so it's important to avoid sudden movements. When standing up from a seated or lying position, do so slowly and gradually.

 


You should go to a hospital's emergency department or call triple zero (000) for an ambulance if you experience the following alongside dizziness: sudden onset of weakness or numbness to the face, arms or legs on one side of the body, difficulty speaking or walking, confusion, facial droop, fainting spells, persistent severe headache or change in vision, fever, pale skin & weakness, recent history of severe vomiting, diarrhoea or bleeding & dizziness, irregular, pounding or racing heart rate.