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Doctor insights on: Causes For Dizzyness

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What can cause sudden dizziness?

What can cause sudden dizziness?

Many things: The cause of your dizziness can only be determined by a careful history in regards to what you experience when you feel dizzy, how long it lasts, what other symptoms it is associated with you. The determination begins with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness?

What are the causes of dizziness?

Probale inner ear: When asked to explain dizziness; most patients describe it as a feeling of one or more of "lightheaded, spinning, tilting, falling, loss of balance" triggered by change of head or body position. It is probably due to irritation of nerve of inner ear by (otoconia) which are gravels in ear. Some patients may call a feeling of faintness as dizzy but this is rare. ...Read more

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What can cause morning dizziness?

What can cause morning dizziness?

What is dizziness?: Dizziness is a non-medical term, which is vague & non-diagnostic because it means many different things. Common meanings such as lightheadedness, floating, near-fainting, spinning are well-known but there at least 50 other descriptions of this non-descript word. What is your "dizziness"? Define it better to get a better answer. ...Read more

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What is a common cause of dizziness complaints?

DEPENDS: Dizziness is a symptom and not a diagnosis. There are numerous causes , from anxiety to blood pressure changes hormonal imbalance cerebellar or ear problems , metabolic abnormalities to severe cervical spondylosis. If it is really accompanied with a sensation of rotation(vertigo) it is more likely to be due to a physical cause. ...Read more

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What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

What is the actural cause of dizziness or vertigo ?

Many causes: Vertigo is a sensation of you or your environment spinning. This implies dysfunction in the balance system, from brainstem to inner ear. Obviously many causes including toxins, drugs, infection, brain injury, stroke, tumor, irritating blood vessels, congenital anomalies & many, many more. Dizziness is a vague, ill-defined term which has therefor a much broader range of possible causes. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause constant dizziness\vertigo for years?

Is there anything that can cause constant dizziness\vertigo for years?

Sounds like: Meniere's disease. Consult with a neurologist or ENT specialist. Sometimes, this condition is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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I'm just curious. what is the causes for dizziness in different positions.?

I'm just curious. what is the causes for dizziness in different positions.?

Dizzy: Positional "postural" dizziness can be due to a number of causes. Most commonly would be either a vestibular (middle/inner ear) or causes related to hydration. The brain is very stingy when it comes to wanting blood flow and oxygen. There are mechanisms in place to keep the blood moving from the heart to the brain. Often dehydration disrupt this normal process resulting in dizziness. ...Read more

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I've been told that that vertigo is dizziness that comes and goes. I've been having constant dizziness; can vertigo cause constant dizziness?

I've been told that that vertigo is dizziness that comes and goes. I've been having constant dizziness; can vertigo cause constant dizziness?

Vertigo defined: Vertigo means a hallucination of movement. It is more than dizziness which does not confer a sense of motion. It is unlikely to be constant and hence you should look for another cause. Good luck to you and well wishes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness and shakiness?

Glucose level: If it is too low, or to high. Even your blood pressure being too low or too high. Inner ear disease may also be a cause of dizziness/being unsteady. ...Read more

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Can chewing too much gum cause vertigo/dizziness?

It is possible: If you chew too frequently, it's possible to develop TMJ(temporomandibular joint) dysfunction syndrome, which can be associated with the sensation of dizziness. If you are worried about this, avoid chewing gum for the next week or two and see if your symptoms resolve. If they don't or in the meanwhile get worse, I would encourage you to see your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dizziness for six days straight?

Non specific: Dizziness can be due to inner ear malfunction, or viral infection to the nerves of the ear but also blood pressure, medicine, dehydration and a very long list of causes--it can happen with movement but can be presist for very long periods. ...Read more

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Does diabtics cause numbness, dizziness, one side headach.?

Numb yes, headach no: Diabetes can cause numbness by nerve damage but not headaches or dizziness. Migraines however can also be associated with dizziness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness fainting and tunnel vision?

What are the causes of dizziness fainting and tunnel vision?

BP problem: Usually this is a postural hypotensive issue that can occur if you are anemic or have a weakly responsive vascular system to such activities as standing up after crouching or sitting for a long time. If this is consistent, and the vision recovers fully in between, then your family doctor should be contacted for an analysis of your cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Can neck arthritus cause my dizziness and light headiness.What to do?

Can neck arthritus cause my dizziness and light headiness.What to do?

Yes it can: If your arthritis is in the upper segments of the spine it could cause dizziness and a sense of light headed ness however it is also very important to rule out any problems within the brain or middle ear that can cause the same symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness after a hit to the head and will it go away?

What are the causes of dizziness after a hit to the head and will it go away?

Concussion: You can develop a labyrinthine (inner ear) concussion from a blow to the head causing dizziness for several weeks. It usually spontaneously recovers over time ...Read more

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MRI was normal. What else could cause my dizziness?

See ENT doc: Most likely, your problem emanates from inner ear. See an otolaryngologist for further evaluation, BUT make sure you do not possess thyroid, anemia, or medication reaction issues. ...Read more