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.
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 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.
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.