1. What is dizziness?
Dizziness is a sesnsation in which you get the sensation of losing balance, lightheadedness and spinning of the surroundings. You may experience nausea, vomiting and fainting too, depending on the underlying cause of dizziness.
2. What are the causes of dizziness?
Dizziness can be a symptom of different conditions. Disturbances in the inner part of the ear, vertigo, changes in your blood pressure, inflammation and tumour in the inner ear may be often responsible for dizziness. Sleep medications and anti epileptic drugs can also cause dizziness.
3. Can a problem in blood circulation lead to dizziness?
A blockage in the blood flow can affect the oxygen supply to the brain and cause dizziness. Blood clots and blocks in arteries can often be an obstruction to the blood flow, these may result in dizziness. Sometimes irregular heartbeat and changes in blood pressure can also cause dizziness.
4. Can migraine cause dizziness?
One of the main causes of dizziness is migraine. If you have migraine,you may experience headache and a feeling of fainting. Due to changes in the blood vessels that occur during a migraine you may feel dizzy during a migraine attack.
5. Are there any complications associated with dizziness?
Generally, dizziness is not a life-threatening symptom. However, in rare cases, when it occurs due to cancer or a blockage in the blood supply to the brain, it may lead to complications like fainting, collapse, and injury.