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Types of Dizziness

Anxiety
Anxiety

Dizziness is a very common symptom of anxiety, and one that can be caused by a host of different factors. Below, we'll examine the potential causes of dizziness and how they can be cured. Dizziness = Anxiety? Dizziness may be the result of anxiety. It may also be the result of a serious health condition or an inner ear infection.

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder arising from a problem in the inner ear. Symptoms are repeated, brief periods of vertigo with movement, that is, of a spinning sensation upon changes in the position of the head.

Disequilibrium
Disequilibrium

Disequilibrium and vertigo are two different conditions that are both often referred to as dizziness. However, these specific conditions are different symptoms, and knowing the difference can help you to provide a better list of symptoms for a health practitioner. Let’s take a closer look at what disequilibrium is.

Labyrinthitis
Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inner ear disorder. The two vestibular nerves in your inner ear send your brain information about your spatial navigation and balance control. When one of these nerves becomes inflamed, it creates a condition known as labyrinthitis. Symptoms include dizziness, nausea, and loss of hearing.

Lightheadedness
Lightheadedness

That's a classic sign of a particular type of dizziness called vertigo. The most common kind is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV. Your inner ear is a complicated system of canals filled with fluid.

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Meniere's Disease
Meniere's Disease

Meniere’s disease is a disorder that affects the inner ear. The inner ear is responsible for hearing and balance. The condition causes vertigo, the sensation of spinning.

Vertigo
Vertigo

Causes of Vertigo. Vertigo is often caused by an inner ear problem. Some of the most common causes include: BPPV. These initials stand for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. BPPV occurs when tiny calcium particles (canaliths) clump up in canals of the inner ear. The inner ear sends signals to the brain about head and body movements relative to gravity.

source: webmd.com
Vestibular Neuronitis
Vestibular Neuronitis

Vestibular neuritis — also called vestibular neuronitis — can occur in people of any age but is rarely reported in children. Symptoms Symptoms of vestibular neuritis can range from mild dizziness to a violent spinning or swaying sensation (vertigo).

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