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i just experienced my first asthma attack last night and after i got it under control i felt very dizzy and had a headache. now, 12 hours later i still feel very dizzy, have a headache and my chest and throat hurt. is the dizziness something i should be concerned about?

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replied January 26th, 2009
Asthma Answer A5518

The dizziness is related to the asthma attack. In asthma, the airways are reduced in diameter due to chronic inflammation of the bronchial mucosa. So, the airflow and the supply of oxygen are reduced also. A decreased supply of oxygen causes dizziness always. When the condition will be treated adequately, the dizziness will completely disappear.

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