Causes of dizziness

Dizziness is a vague term that indicates many different feelings.  These can include vertigo, lightheadedness, near-fainting, and motion sickness.

Here are some causes and names of disorders that cause dizziness

Medicine side effects.  This is a list of medicines that often cause dizziness.

Benign peripheral vertigo

Mal d’embarquement syndrome

Orthostatic hypotension


Conditions that affect the brain.  This is a list of conditions that affect the brain that can cause dizziness

Autoimmune vestibular disease

Menieres syndrome

Changes in the blood pressure or heart beat