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Gas and lightheadedness?

Does anyone have this problem? At different times during the day the lightheadedness will come and when I burp it goes away, has anyone found any way to combat this please?
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Hi, it may not be related the lightheadedness and burping. The light headedness may happen if there is inadequate supply of oxygen to the brain. This can happen with cardiac disorders or lung disorders.  In cardiac disorders there is inadequate pumping  of blood and in lung disorders there is inadequate oxygenation. Symptoms are usually aggravated with exercise in cardiac disorders. Diabetes mellitus and hypertension can cause these symptoms. Again inadequate sleep, hypoglycemia, anemia and vitamin deficiencies can aggravate your symptoms of lightheadedness.  You will need to consult your primary care physician for a proper evaluation. Regards.
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