Cough And Lightheadedness

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

When you are sick with a cold, pneumonia, or bronchitis, the strain of repetitive coughing commonly triggers headaches and lightheadedness. If you have asthma that is not well controlled, you might find you cough more often and feel dizzy or lightheaded. If you are having trouble breathing or keeping your balance, see you doctor as soon as you can.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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