Dizziness And Blurred Vision

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Dizziness Treatment Information and Prevention

Author: Juliet Cohen

Vertigo, dizziness or lightheadedness, you may be feeling like a weakness, is unstable, loss of balance or vertigo. Keep your sense of balance depends on your brain, the treatment of a variety of information from your eyes, your nervous system and your inner ears.Dizziness is one of the most common causes of the elderly visit their doctor . Aging increases the risk of developing one of several conditions that can cause dizziness. Although it may be disabling and disfiguring, dizziness rarely a sign of serious and fatal. Dizziness, vertigo, motion sickness and all relate to the sense of balance and equilibrium.

The most common causes of vertigo and benign positional vertigo labyrinthitis. Central nervous system causes dizziness. Vertige is benign positional vertigo happens when you change the position of your head. The signs and symptoms of vertigo may include loss of balance, nausea, instability, wooziness, lightheadedness, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating and blurred vision after rapid head movements. Dizziness can be largely attributed to a number of things. Causes Dangerous must always be excluded. High blood pressure usually very high, causing damage to the brain. There are many ways to reduce dizziness.

Get a lot to drink, have regular meals, and get plenty of rest. Some vertigo can be reduced by working with a physiotherapist. Medications can help, and you feel better. The drugs such as antihistamines anticholinergics, benzodiazepines, calcium channel antagonists, and more specifically verapamil and nimodipine also recommeded. Avoid rapid changes in the situation, especially in the supine or standing around from one side to another. Reduce your exposure to the circumstances that precipitated your dizziness, such as stress and anxiety or substances to which you are allergic. Avoid hazardous activities when you are dizzy.

Dizziness Treatment and Prevention Information and Tips

1. GABA modulators, specifically gabapentin and baclofen also recommeded.

2. Neurotransmitter reuptake inhibitors such as SSRI's, SNRI's and Tricyclics

3. Calcium channel antagonists, specifically Verapamil and Nimodipine reduce dizziness.

4. Avoid rapid changes in position, especially from lying down to standing up.

5. Avoid hazardous activities when you are dizzy, such as driving an automobile.

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9 Responses to Dizziness And Blurred Vision

  1. sparkle79 says:

    What would cause rapid heart beat, dizziness and blurred vision?
    I’m 27 and over the last week I’ve been experiencing rapid heart beat, blurred vision, dizziness and feeling shaky. What could cause this?
    Thanks x
    Also my legs and hands are jumping every new and then.

  2. ∞ all mind is but one mind ∞ says:

    What causes dizziness & blurred vision while getting up?
    A lot of the time when I get up from sitting or laying down I feel dizzy, and my vision is temporarily blurry, and I lose a bit of balance, and sometimes feel weak, and I sorta feel like I have a headache, and any quick movement hurts my head. It lasts probably about 10 seconds (varies) then I’m fine. Now I usually get up slowly & put a bit of pressure on my forehead with my hand & close my eyes cause it feels better that way.
    Any idea what’s happening here?

    • Haunted says:

      you are experiencing what is called ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION you really need to look it up and see a Dr fast about it.. ppl fall and break their hips and bust their skulls and get brain bleeds ALL THE TIME because of this… they ignore the dizziness because they think they always will catch it. then one day they get up to fast and down they go.. What is happening is your blood vessels are dilating too big for your blood. Basically the container is too big for the blood. It is easily fixable but your Dr has to work you up for this. David RN/EMT

  3. Blake says:

    Heat causes blurred vision, dizziness and almost fainting?
    If it is hot, my girlfriend gets blurred vision, everything goes whitish, she gets really dizzy as if she is about to faint. On the three occasions that this has happened, she’s moved away from wherever she was to cool herself down and then has been sick. She’s not fainted any of these times but we reckon that is because she’s moved in time. Is this a common thing? Anything to help prevent it apart from moving? She does feel hot when it happens but just notices the dizzy feelings but assumes it is linked to heat. Any ideas?

  4. Larna Penny says:

    Why do you get blurred vision/double vision/dizziness when you get a concussion?
    Can somebody please explain to me. why you get blurred vision/double vision/dizziness when you get cconcussed? like. why and what makes your eyes react that way to being hit in the head.

    • eigenfunxion says:

      A couple of things… one, the smashing of your brain against your skull can cause transient or permanent deficits in several senses because of trauma to the brain or cranial nerves.

      The primary reason that they check the eyes in head injuries is because of the possibility of hemorrhage (brain bleeds et al.) When a blood vessel ruptures in the skull, the pressure inside the skull increases… this can put pressure on the brain but the cranial nerves seem more susceptible. There are problems with the oculomotor nerve, trochlear nerve, abducens nerve, and optic nerve… the first three control specific eye movements, the latter transmits visual information to the brain from the retina.

      Double vision would happen if one of the cranial nerves on one side was injured/disturbed causing the eyes not to move together.

      Dizziness could be visual, but is often times due to the small stones on hairs in the inner ear getting knocked loose and free floating.

  5. karen says:

    I am 27 years old and i have been having spells of dizziness,blurred vision.?
    For about 5 years now i have been getting spells of dizziness,blurred vision and feeling faint. It happens at least 3 to 4 times a day if im sitting or standing it doesn’t matter. I am really getting worried is there anything i should worry about?

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