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What are other causes of dizziness?

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Some other causes of dizziness include:

  • Medicines, such as antidepressants, anti-seizure drugs, tranquilizers and sedatives. If you take medication for high blood pressure, it might lower your blood pressure too much, leaving you feeling faint.
  • Anxiety disorders. These include panic attacks.
  • Low iron levels in your blood. This is also called anemia. Other signs that you are anemic include fatigue, pale skin and weakness.
  • Low blood sugar. This is also called hypoglycemia. This may be a problem if you are diabetic and use insulin. Other symptoms include sweating and anxiety.

From: I'm Dizzy. What Should I Do? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 24, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 12/24/2018

SOURCES:

National Health Service (U.K.): “Health A-Z – Dizziness.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “The Human Balance System.”

National Stroke Association: “Transient Ischemic Attack.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Dizziness and Vertigo.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “Causes of Dizziness.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 24, 2018

SOURCES:

National Health Service (U.K.): “Health A-Z – Dizziness.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Dizziness.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “The Human Balance System.”

National Stroke Association: “Transient Ischemic Attack.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Dizziness and Vertigo.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “Causes of Dizziness.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 24, 2018

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