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Are you worried about your Dizziness?

What causes Dizziness?

Our feeling of dizziness can be associated with inner ear problems and infection, or even reduced blood flow which can be linked to dehydration, anaemia or even stroke. If your symptoms are consistent and causing you stress or worry, contact your GP for a full diagnosis.

What can you do at home?

There are several things you can do to combat symptoms of dizziness before seeking medical assistance. It is recommended you avoid any activity in which your dizziness could put yourself or others in danger, like driving, or operating heavy machinery. Other solutions you can try are:

 

  • Rest
  • Increase our fluid intake
  • Stop Smoking
  • Lessen caffeine intake
  • Lie down
  • Avoid drugs and alcohol
  • Move slowly
Dizziness
You should also seek further medical attention if you experience any of the following:

If you are feeling dizzy on a regular occasion, for long periods of time, or to a severity that is causing pain, discomfort, and stress, you should contact a medical health professional for a full diagnosis.

Dizziness accompanied by the following symptoms can be signs of more serious health conditions:

 

  • Disorientation
  • Slurring words
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Numbness and loss of sensation
  • Headaches
  • Pain in the chest
Are you worried about your Dizziness?

Here at VIDA we have expert clinicians on hand to help diagnose and treat your condition. To find out more about these services, we recommend visiting the following pages:

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Possible Causes and Related Conditions
  • Anemia
  • Anti-seizure drugs
  • Antidepressants
  • Arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Concussion
  • Dehydration
  • Depression (major depressive disorder)
  • Drugs to control high blood pressure
  • Ear infection (middle ear)
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Heart arrhythmia (heart rhythm problems)
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Meniere's disease
  • Migraine
  • Motion sickness: First aid
  • Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension)
  • Other causes of dizziness
  • Panic attacks and panic disorder
  • Reduced blood flow
  • Sedatives
  • Stroke
  • Tranquilizers