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Dizziness (cont.)

Dizziness caused by brain diseases or conditions

  • Stroke, tumor, headaches, migraines,
  • Loss or decrease of blood supply to the brain, such as fainting (syncope or vasovagal syncope)
  • Dementia or confusion

Dizziness caused by medications

Almost all medications list dizziness as a possible side effect, but it is more common with some types of medicines

  • Blood pressure medications, diuretics, sedatives, tranquilizers, antidepressants, pain relievers, and some antibiotics

Dizziness caused by aging

Dizziness caused by metabolic disorders

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/19/2016

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