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Dizziness

Overview

Dizziness - the sensation of movement of his own body in space or surrounding objects relative to their body, which is usually harmless and happens to almost everyone. However, with accompanying symptoms of dizziness can be a symptom of other diseases.

Causes of dizziness

- Viral infections (colds, influenza);
- Reduction of blood flow to parts of the brain that is responsible for the balance (in particular, with osteochondrosis of the cervical spine);
- Head trauma;
- Transient ischemic attack (transient ischemic attack);
- Alcohol and taking certain medications;
- A migraine.

In rare cases:

- Epilepsy;
- Meniere's disease.

Symptoms

- Illusion of movement (spinning), especially when standing up or turning the head;
- Loss of balance;
- Nausea, vomiting;
- Ringing in the ears.

What can you do?

Pronounced or frequent dizziness, seek medical attention. Avoid sudden movements, do not abuse alcohol.

What can a doctor?

Conduct a survey and determine the cause of dizziness. If possible, try to fix it and assign the appropriate therapy.