10 Common Causes of Dizziness

Dizziness is not a disease in itself, but it is a symptom of so many other severe conditions. It causes the compromise of spatial perception and a person’s stability. A person experiencing dizziness often feels lightheaded and off-balance. They feel like their world and surrounding are moving and spiraling around. In trying to understand dizziness as a symptom of other illnesses, we will be looking at ten causes of dizziness’. They include:

1. Hypotension

Hypotension is an abnormal drop in blood pressure that occurs for a short period of time. Sudden changes in position can cause hypotension. For example, when a hypertensive person suddenly gets up from a lying-down position their blood pressure is messed up. The sudden movement causes an abnormal drop in blood pressure and will lead to lightheadedness and dizziness.

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