Dizziness is a term used to describe a variety of sensations, such as feeling stunned, reeling or the body hard to keep balanced. Dizziness creates the false feeling that you or your surroundings are moving.
1. Signs of dizziness
Dizziness is common in older people. Frequent dizziness or constant dizziness can significantly affect your life. However, you should not be too worried because dizziness is usually not a warning sign of a serious health condition.
People with dizziness can have sensations such as:
- False feelings of movement or spinning (dizziness)
- Empty mind
- Body loses balance
- A feeling of spinning, grumpy or heavy-headed
These sensations can appear or get worse when walking, standing up or moving your head. Dizziness can be accompanied by nausea or is so severe that you need to sit or lie down. Dizziness can last a few seconds or days and may recur.
2. Have a lot of dizziness, when to go to the doctor?
You need to see a doctor if dizziness recurs, is sudden, severe, or prolonged and does not explain the cause of dizziness. When the following symptoms are accompanied by dizziness, you need to immediately go to a medical facility for examination and treatment:
- Sudden dizziness, severe headache
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Numbness or paralysis of the arms or legs
- Reduced visibility
- Tachycardia or irregularity
- Confusion or slow speaking
- Awkwardness or difficulty walking
- Constant vomiting
- Hearing changes
- Face numbness
3. Causes of dizziness
Dizziness is caused by a variety of causes, including in-ear disorders, motion and drug effects. Sometimes this condition is caused by an underlying health condition, such as poor larva, infection or injury.
The cause of dizziness may be disturbances in the ears in order to regulate the balance of the body. When moving the head, the inside of the ear will tell the head position, sending a signal to the brain to maintain balance. If there are problems inside the ear, the patient will have symptoms of pain, dizziness.
- Benign location dizziness (BPPV). This condition causes the false feeling that you are spinning or moving. This sensation occurs due to a rapid change in head movement, such as when you flip people in bed, sit up or get hit in the head. BPPV is the most common cause of dizziness.
- be infected. inflammation of the frontal nerve can cause severe and constant dizziness. If you have sudden hearing loss, you may have labyrinth inflammation.
- Meniere's disease. This disease is associated with an excessive accumulation of fluid in your in ear. The disease is characterized by sudden bouts of dizziness that last up to several hours. You may also suffer from oscillating hearing loss, tinnitus.
- Migraines. People with migraines can suffer from dizziness even if they do not have severe headaches. Such dizziness can last several minutes to several hours.
You may feel dizzy, faint or lose balance if your heart doesn't pump enough blood to the brain. Causes include:
- Decreased blood pressure. A significant drop in sysysytenation – a higher number in your blood pressure index – can lead to condation or a feeling of fainting. Dizziness can occur after sitting up or standing too fast. This condition is also known as standing position hypotension.
- Poor blood circulation. Conditions such as cardioma, heart attack, arrhythmias and cerebral isshed can cause dizziness. Reducing blood volume can cause insufficient blood flow to your brain or ears.
Other causes of dizziness such as:
- Neurological disorders. Some neurological disorders – such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis – can lead to progressive loss of balance.
- medicine. Dizziness can be a side effect of certain medications – such as anti-kinh drugs, antidepressants, sedatives. In particular, antitension drugs can cause fainting if the person has too much hypotension.
- Anxiety disorders. Some anxiety disorders can cause dizziness or a feeling of reeling.
- anemia. Other signs and symptoms that may occur accompanied by dizziness if you have anemia include fatigue, moody and pale chestnut skin.
- Low blood sugar (hypotensive). This condition usually occurs in people with diabetes who use insulin. Dizziness can be accompanied by a lot of sweating and anxiety.
- Overheating and Dehydration. If you are active in hot weather or if you do not drink enough water, you may feel dizzy because of overheating (increased body temperature) or due to dehydration.
4. Factors that increase the risk of dizziness
Factors that may increase the risk of dizziness include:
- age. Older adults are more likely to suffer from medical diseases that cause dizziness, especially feelings of imbalance. They are also more likely to take medication that can cause dizziness.
- Have experienced dizziness: If you have ever had dizziness before, dizziness is likely to recur.
5. Complications caused by dizziness
Dizziness can increase the risk of falls and leave you injured. Being dizzy while driving or operating heavy machinery can increase the likelihood of an accident. You can also have long-term consequences if the current state of health, such as anemia, neurological disorders – the cause of dizziness is not treated.
The Department of Medical Examination and Internal Medicine – Share99 International Health Hub holds a professional function in the examination and treatment of diseases related to the central nervous system (skull, meninges, brain, cerebral vessels, nerves in the skull, sedentn glands, spine, discs, spinal cord membranes) and peripheral nervous system (nerves and nerve nodes outside the brain and spinal cord).
Customers can go directly to Share99 Health System nationwide for examination when there are symptoms of dizziness and neurological disorders or contact the hotline HERE for assistance.
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