Top
30
Doctor insights on: What Causes Dizziness In Teens

Share
1

1
What causes dizziness?

What causes dizziness?

Dizziness: Many things. Here is a broad category list:
1. Inner ear problems
2. Neurologic problems
3. Hormonal/metabolic problems
4. Anemia
5. Dehydration
6. Cardiovascular/circulatory problems
7. Anxiety
8. Infection
9. Autoimmune disorder

so...Lots of things to look at but before any testing ordered someone should take a very comprehensive history of your symptoms to guide the testing. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3,760 Doctors shared insights

Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


2

2
What causes Dizziness?

What causes Dizziness?

Dizziness-many cause: Dizziness is a symptom, not a diagnosis. This means many different causes of many different diseases may affect our balance, creating a lightheaded sensation, unsteadiness when changing positions, and occasionally a rotating sensation. The diagnosis in each individual is suggested most by major symptom, frequency and duration of symptom, what causes, what relieves, and presence of numerous meds. ...Read more

3

3
What can cause dizziness?

What can cause dizziness?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

4

4
What could cause dizziness?

What could cause dizziness?

Many things: Difficulties with the inner ear and migraines are common causes of dizziness, but there are multiple other possible causes including your heart or neurological problems.

Good place to start would be with your primary care or ENT doctor ...Read more

5

5
What causes a sudden dizziness?

What causes a sudden dizziness?

Many Causes: Many things cause sudden dizziness. It could be an inner ear problem, heart condition, low blood sugar, vagal response, nerve condition or simply dehydration. If it is a recurring thing, it is time to see your doctor and have it examined further. One time episodes can be a sign of something worse, so unless you are generally a healthy person, evaluation of your dizziness is important. ...Read more

6

6
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

7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
What causes one to have dizziness?

What causes one to have dizziness?

Lots: Not a specific symptom- lightheaded? Fell like impending faint? Equilibrium off? Room spinning? You spinning? Related to position or position change? All have different causes; can be related to sinus, inner ear, brian issues; blood pressure or heart rhythm problems, dehydration, medications. Worth a doctor visit esp if recurring, chronic, assoc wi/ visual, hearing changes, headaches, etc. ...Read more

10

10
Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Why does swinging cause dizziness?

Vertigo: You probably have positional vertigo. During swinging there is change of head and body position which triggers vertigo. ...Read more

11

11
What causes dizziness all the time?

What causes dizziness all the time?

Constant dizziness: Dizziness describes different sensations to different people. Do you mean a spinning sensation, a feeling of faintness, or a sensation of unsteadiness when you walk? These different symptoms can be caused by disruption of different parts of the balance system. Inner ear inflammation, a tumor along the hearing/balance nerve, heart muscle or rhythm issues, brain anomalies, medications, among others. ...Read more

12

12
Could certain foods cause dizziness?

Don't think so: Foods themselves do not cause dizziness. If you have an abnormal release of Insulin in response to certain foods then your sugar could drop suddenly causing the sense of dizziness. ...Read more

13

13
What caused dizziness when looking up?

Arthritis: One possibility is advanced cervical spine arthritis causing interruption of the vascular supply to the cerebellum due to the overextension of the neck! ...Read more

14

14
Can bad eating habits cause dizziness?

Can bad eating habits cause dizziness?

Please Clarify: Your question is way too ambiguous for any specific or valid medical answer. ...Read more

15

15
What can cause dizziness upon standing?

What can cause dizziness upon standing?

Cardiac issues: Dizzyness upon standing is usually a result of insufficient blood flow to the brain. This can happen from dehyrdation or it can happen from problems with your heart. It is best that you run these complaints by your primary md so that you can be properly evaluated. ...Read more

16

16
What causes dizziness when bending down?

What causes dizziness when bending down?

Probale inner ear: Likely benign positional vertigo. See a neurologist or an ent. ...Read more

17

17
What can cause dizziness when I lay down?

What can cause dizziness when I lay down?

"dizzy"!??!: So which of the 50 meanings of dizziness are you referring to? Dizziness is not a medical term. It means different things to different people. There is no agreed upon meaning to the word, which therefore has no medical value. If you want a better answer, describe your symptoms better. ...Read more

19

19
What can cause dizziness in my young teen?

Multiple causes: The causes of dizziness are quite varied. Most often, there is not a serious underlying condition; however, there are some that are very important to exclude. A complete evaluation is indicated for persistent symptoms. ...Read more

20

20
What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

What could be a cause of chronic dizziness?

Many causes: Difficult question. Often inner ear. Requires thorough eval because of the chronicity. ...Read more

22

22
What can cause me to have constant dizziness?

What can cause me to have constant dizziness?

Acoustic neuroma: Is a benign intracranial tumor that puts pressure on the 8th cranial nerve. This is the most invasive possibilities. Others include:
low blood pressure,
low blood o2,
iron deficiency, or
low blood sugar. ...Read more

23

23
What're the common causes of random dizziness?

Ears drugs migraine: Infection or dysfunction of the ear can cause a for of vertigo and dizziness which can be severe. Medications and drugs will often have side effect of dizziness. One of the more common symptoms of migraine headaches is dizziness and nausea. Meniere's disease affects the inner ear, and Dilantin toxicity affects the cerebellum and brainstem. Ear infections can cause severe dizziness. ...Read more

24

24
What cause dizziness like you want to pass out?

What cause dizziness like you want to pass out?

Usually cardiac: Usually either a drop in blood pressure or irregular/ too fast heart beat. Not enough blood flow to the brain = not enough oxygen to the brain = uh oh I don't feel so good and I feel like I could pass out. ...Read more

25

25
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

27

27
Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

Can halls lozengers ingredients cause dizziness?

No: The active ingredient in every flavor of halls lozenges is menthol. I have never heard of menthol causing dizziness. ...Read more

28

28
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

30

30
What causes dizziness when I stand up from lying down?

What causes dizziness when I stand up from lying down?

Orthostatic hypotens: Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a form of low blood pressure that can cause dizziness. It happens when the blood vessels do not constrict (tighten) as you stand up, which makes you feel dizzy. Everyone is likely to experience a mild form of postural hypotension at some time. It’s the lightheaded feeling you may get if you leap out of bed very quickly. ...Read more