Overview of Dizziness and its Symptoms & Causes!

Overview of Dizziness and its Symptoms & Causes!

Abnormal symptoms of balance and stability make you feel dizzy, dazed, weak or unstable and have you ever wondered what causes these symptoms? Dizziness can be the cause of feeling disoriented, decreased visual clarity during head movement, fear of going into open spaces, public spaces, etc.

It is one of the most common problems among older generation people today. The constant dizziness symptoms can significantly affect your body in every life scenario. The symptoms may even become worse if there is a delay in the regular check-ups.

Sometimes the nature of dizziness creates the false discernment that your surroundings are spinning or moving; also vice-versa.

Overview of Dizziness and its Symptoms & Causes!


There can be several reasons and sensation going on when your body experiences these symptoms:

False Sensation:

Due to this, sometimes there is a sensation of motion or spinning goes around whether it is for the object or the people messing around. A false sense of pain or pleasure in the body that is not physically involved in the reaction the brain interpreting.

Unsteadiness or a loss of balance:

Steadiness is very important for the body to balance the layout, but sometimes due to unsteadiness caused by dizziness, there are maximum chances of disorientation as there is a loss of balance while standing or walking causing darkness into your eyes.

Floating or heavy-headedness sensation:

Dizziness affects the body and so the balance and can cause the head to either spin or feel heavier. Dizziness can cause your head and body to become heavy as if it is not getting enough blood. This can create the body to become disabled in some state.


The possible causes of Dizziness include infections or other disorders of the inner-ear disturbance or a stroke that occurs in the back of the brain or sometimes it attacks an interior nerve that is important in balance and hearing.

Underlying health condition like poor circulation, infection or injury also triggers the possible causes.

As already explained, most cases of dizziness are caused by disorders of inner ears, which automatically send signals to the brain that are not harmonious with the signs – your eyes, body and sensory nerves are experiencing to sort out the confusion.

The feelings triggered by walking, standing up or little-bit moving your head and due to sudden or severe condition, you need to sit or lie down. This may last long for a couple of seconds or days and again may return.

Treating the underlying condition can relieve dizziness. But don’t ignore the signs as it leads to falls and injury.

The Audiology Clinic is a private independent diagnostic audiology practice. The specialists at the audiology clinic provide prevention, assessment and management of people with hearing, tinnitus and balance (vertigo/dizziness) disorders. All patients attending the audiology clinic are seen by Doctor of Audiology Dr Deepak Kumar.


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