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Dizziness

 

Dizziness is a general term for many different symptoms. While it generally means an abnormal sensation of motion, it can also mean imbalance (inability to keep one's balance, especially when standing or walking), lightheadedness (the feeling of nearly passing out) or disorientation.

Causes

  • Malfunctioning of labyrinth or the nerve that connects it to the brain
  • Low blood sugar
  • Low blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Migraine headaches
  • Head injury
  • Severe diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Injuries.
  • Eye muscle imbalance
  • Poor vision

Symptoms 

  • Lightheadedness
  • Disorientation
  • Imbalance
  • Blacking out
  • Unsteadiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Treatment
The majority of patients who experience episodes of vertigo will recover without any long-term ill effects, and usually within a few weeks or months of the onset of the symptoms.

  • Medical Treatment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular sedatives
  • Inner Ear Injections
  • Surgical Treatment