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Dizziness, Nonvertigo

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by Stahl RJ

(Nonvertigo Dizziness)



Many conditions can cause dizziness such as:
Prescription medications can also cause dizziness. These may include:
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Nitrates
  • Antipsychotics
  • Tricyclic antidepressants
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
Blood Flow to the Brain
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In some cases, dizziness may be due to decreased blood flow to the brain.
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RESOURCES - American Academy of Family Physicians

Vestibular Disorders Association



Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society

Health Canada



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