Fainting (syncope) is a sudden loss of consciousness caused by low blood flow to the brain. It is commonly preceeded by lightheadedness or dizziness. Some causes of fainting are low blood sugar, panic attacks, anemia, fear, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes fainting, how to treat it, and much more.
Treatment for Fainting
WebMD explains how your doctor will determine the cause of your fainting, and what to do if someone nearby faints.
Symptoms of Dizziness
Is what you're feeling common symptoms of dizziness? Find out from the experts at WebMD.
The Basics of Dizziness
Feeling dizzy, disoriented, lightheaded, or anxious? Learn about the types and causes of dizziness.
Treatment for Dizziness
Learn the basics of treatment for dizziness from the experts at WebMD.