Dizziness, faint and lightheaded

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3 months ago I started getting dizzy and faint spells, a couple of weeks later they got a lot worse and I had episodes of feeling like I was going to faint, very dizzy and headaches. I went to my doctors and they did lots of blood tests and they were all relatively normal, I was then sent to a neurologist but again that was all fine. Since then I have had to take time off work and if I walk for more than 5 minutes I feel like I'm going to faint and get really dizzy, I haven't actually fainted but it gets so bad I need to sit down. I never know when this is going to occur and I am getting really fed up and can't live a normal life. Does anyone have any ideas or experience the same symptoms?

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    I get these symptoms and I suffer from ME/CFS. It might not be that in your case but it's worth bearing in mind. Do you get brain fog? A feeling as though your brain is cotton wool, very unpleasant?
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    Have your ears been checked?  They are concerned with balance.  Worth raising the subject with your GP.  
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    Hi there. I recommend that you get an eye examination - tell them your symptoms and history, and make sure they do a visual fields test. A lot can be determined from the eyes too. Good luck.
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