Dizziness in adults: the main causes

Health And Medical Video: The Most Common Vertigo & Dizziness Causes (February 2019).


A large list of possible causes of dizziness requires, of course, attentive attitude to this symptom and the need for a thorough diagnosis to identify the underlying disease.

Dizziness is a feeling of rotation of your own body or surrounding objects, which may be accompanied by nausea, autonomic disorders (pallor, sweating, tachy and bradycardia, changes in blood pressure).

Patients note a fairly large variety of sensations: rotation clockwise or against it, a feeling of falling or instability, oscillations. The examination usually reveals nystagmus and often ataxia.Poetomu patients consider their condition as dizziness in quite a variety of cases:

  • In a state of consciousness;
  • With uncertain feelings in the head;
  • With violations of stroke and equilibrium;
  • With vestibular (true) dizziness, or vertigo.


The most common cause of pathological dizziness is lesion of the vestibular system. In the case of damage to the vestibular apparatus (semicircular canalicles, anterior ampoules, vestibular part of the pre-dormancy nerve), there is a peripheral dizziness. The reasons for this state can be:

Dizziness in adults: the main causes
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