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When you're dizzy, you may feel lightheaded or lose your balance. If you feel that the room is spinning, you have vertigo.

A sudden drop in blood pressure or being dehydrated can make you dizzy. Many people feel lightheaded if they get up too quickly from sitting or lying down.

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  1. Dizziness and Vertigo (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... feel that the room is spinning, you have vertigo. A sudden drop in blood pressure or being ...
  2. Vertigo - positional; Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; BPPV: dizziness- positional ... Benign positional vertigo is also called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). It is caused by a problem in the inner ear. ...
  3. Peripheral vertigo; Central vertigo ... There are two types of vertigo: Peripheral vertigo: The problem is due to the part of the inner ear that controls balance. These areas are called the ...
  4. Dizziness, Vertigo, and Disequilibrium (Vestibular Disorders Association)  
    Dizziness, vertigo, disequilibrium Dizziness, vertigo and disequilibrium are common symptoms reported by adults during visits to their doctors. They are all symptoms that can result ...
  5. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) (Vestibular Disorders Association)  
    ... change in head position. Why does BPPV cause vertigo? The vestibular organs in each ear include the ... to send false signals to the brain, producing vertigo and triggering nystagmus (involuntary eye movements). Figure 1: ...
  6. ... Dizziness Patient information Vertigo Patient information: Dizziness and vertigo (Beyond the Basics) Author Joseph M Furman, MD, ...
  7. Light-headedness - dizzy; Loss of balance; Vertigo ... of speech, change in vision, or other symptoms. Vertigo may be due to: Benign positional vertigo , a ...
  8. ... respect to head, eyes, and/or body; spontaneous vertigo attacks (often accompanied by nausea and vomiting); diminished ... While migraine is often associated with benign recurrent vertigo of adults or paroxysmal vertigo of childhood,5, ...
  9. Meniere's disease - aftercare; Benign positional vertigo - aftercare ... Dizziness can describe two different symptoms: lightheadedness and vertigo. Lightheadedness means you feel like you might faint. ...
  10. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    MENU Return to Web version Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Overview What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo? Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a problem ...
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