Dizziness

 

 

 

dizziness

 

 

Dizziness is a term for describing a wide range of sensations, including feeling faint, weak or unsteady and woozy etc.  Vertigo is term of dizziness creating the false sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving.

 


The sensations are as follows;

  •   A false sense of motion or spinning (vertigo)
  •   A feeling of floating, wooziness or heavy-headedness
  •   Lightheadedness or feeling faint
  •   Unsteadiness or a loss of balance

Those feelings may be triggered or worsened by walking, standing up or moving the head.  The dizziness may accompanied by nausea or be so sudden or severe that you need to sit or lie down. The episode may last seconds or days and may recur.

 


1)
Inner ear problems causing dizziness (vertigo)

  •     Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  •     Eyes
  •     Inner ear
  •   Infection. A viral infection of the vestibular nerve, vestibular neuritis.  labyrinthitis may cause sudden hearing loss
  •     Meniere’s disease
  •     Migraine
  •     Sensory nerves

Meniere’s Disease   clickhere_red25
美尼爾氏綜合症   clickhere_green25

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偏頭痛   clickhere_green25

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2)
Circulation problems

  • Drop in blood pressure
  • Poor blood circulation

3)
Other causes includes;

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Low iron levels (anemia)
  • Medications
  • Neurological conditions
  • Overheating and dehydration

 

  • Age
  • A past episode of dizziness

Complications include;

  • Dizziness can increase the risk of falling as well as injury Experiencing dizziness
  • Driving a car or operating heavy machinery can increase the likelihood of an accident
  • Also it experiences long-term consequences if its cause untreated