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What happens to seniors that makes them get dizziness more easily or more often?
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Dr. Gary Kilgo
Neurology
In brief: Changes in BP
Many elderly patients take medications that cause changes in their blood pressure.
Quick changes in position from supine to sit to stand may cause a drop in blood pressure which can lead to imbalance, dizziness and sometimes a fall. Changes in the blood vessels may also impair blood flow to the brain and lead to dizziness. Other possible causes may be inner ear problems, heart disease.

In brief: Changes in BP
Many elderly patients take medications that cause changes in their blood pressure.
Quick changes in position from supine to sit to stand may cause a drop in blood pressure which can lead to imbalance, dizziness and sometimes a fall. Changes in the blood vessels may also impair blood flow to the brain and lead to dizziness. Other possible causes may be inner ear problems, heart disease.
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