Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dizziness?

Dizziness can refer to a wide variety of sensations, including unsteadiness, wooziness, weakness, and fainting. It’s quite common and it might happen to anyone. Rarely does it indicate a major issue. The symptoms of dizziness can be treated easily.

What are the the common causes of Dizziness?

When blood flow to the brain is compromised, dizziness can occur. This may happen if:

  • Your blood pressure drops unexpectedly.
  • Dehydration can occur from excessive loss of bodily fluids due to sickness
  • You are constantly getting up too soon after resting.
  • The common cold, allergies, low blood sugar, and the flu can all bring on a feeling of faintness.
What are the medical management and treatments of Dizziness?

Self Care:

  • If you become dizzy when you rise up from a sitting or lying position 2 don’t make any extreme stance alterations.
  • If you must get up from a lying position, do so carefully and sit for a few seconds before getting to your feet.
  • If you must stand, secure yourself with a handhold.


  • Antihistamines like Diphenhydramine and Promethazine
  • Benzodiazepines like Diazepam, Lorazepam and Clonazepam
  • Anticholinergic drugs like Hyoscine hydrobromide
  • Antiemetics drugs Prochlorperazine and Metoclopramide
  • Acute vertigo medication should be used with caution since it may hinder vestibular adaptation.
How do you prevent of Dizziness?
  • Try to avoid or cut back on using tobacco, coffee, and salt. These products enhance dizziness because they slow blood flow.
  • If you’re going on a flight, try to get a seat in the middle of the plane, as far away from the wings as possible.
  • Choose the passenger seat of the car especially when traveling long distances. You’ll be better able to prepare for and adapt to future movements as a result.
When should you consult a doctor for Dizziness?

If you are dizzy and also have the following symptoms, you should visit a doctor:

  • Trouble seeing with one or both eyes
  • Nausea, cold sweats, shortness of breath
  • Numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg
  • Chest discomfort, pressure, heaviness, or tightness Jaw pain, ear ache, or back pain
  • Trouble talking, comprehending, or swallowing
  • Disorientation or loss of consciousness
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