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Dizziness, Nonvertigo

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by Stahl RJ

(Nonvertigo Dizziness)

 

Causes

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

FamilyDoctor.org - American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.familydoctor.org

Vestibular Disorders Association
http://www.vestibular.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society
http://www.balanceanddizziness.org

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated January 14, 2013. Updated November 21, 2013. Accessed February 13, 2014.


Dizziness and motion sickness. American Academy of Otolaryngology website. Available at: http://www.entnet.org/HealthInformation/dizzinessMotionSickness.cfm. Updated December 2010. Accessed February 13, 2014.


Dizziness-differential diagnosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 16, 2011. Accessed February 13, 2014.


Stroke warning signs and symptoms. American Stroke Association website. Available at: http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms%5FUCM%5F308528%5FSubHomePage.jsp. Accessed February 13, 2014.

 

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