Having low blood pressure can cause dizziness
, particularly when you get up too quickly from a seated or lying position.
and unsteadiness are more likely when the eyes, vestibular system of the inner ear and muscles no longer work in harmony.
If you are concerned, or experiencing more frequent bouts of dizziness
, always speak to your GP to get things checked out, just in case.
More often, they experience a triggering of dizziness
in crowded environments, such as busy roads, shopping centres, and under disco lights, or even while they are watching, for example, car chase scenes in films.
The most common adverse events reported by clinical trial participants taking Northera were headache, dizziness
, nausea, high blood pressure (hypertension) and fatigue.
But, said Newman-Toker, it requires expertise to determine whether a patient is making the fast corrective eye adjustments that would indicate a benign form of dizziness
as opposed to a stroke.
Pain and headache are often immediate whereas dizziness
or disequilibrium are likely to manifest latently in 20-58% of individuals diagnosed with a WAD (Oostendorp et al 1999, Rubin 1973).
Short-lived episodes of dizziness
(few seconds to minutes):
ENG is used to diagnose the cause of vertigo, dizziness
or balance dysfunction by testing the vestibular system.
Older people may have trouble with dizziness
and balance, conditions related to age and muscle weakness.
Feelings of dizziness
can range from a bit of light headedness to severe spinning.
Some falls could be attributed to dizziness
caused by a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI).