Dizziness in Waterford, MI
While dizziness can have a wide range of causes, a surprising number of dizziness cases can be fixed with chiropractic care. Dizziness is simply defined as the inability to orient oneself, and while most dizziness is brief, it can have a significant impact on a patient’s life. Dizziness can cause falls and other injuries due to the resulting loss of balance, and in some cases, patients can even experience nausea and vomiting. Consultation with a doctor is critical even if your dizzy spells are fleeting and infrequent since dizziness can worsen or can be a symptom of more serious conditions.
Dizziness is commonly caused by vertigo, which is a condition where nearby objects seem to be spinning or moving. Cervicogenic vertigo is a specific type of vertigo that is caused by damaged bones, nerves, and muscles in the neck. Other types of vertigo are often caused by inner ear conditions or nerve problems inside the brain.
Other causes of dizziness include low blood sugar, alcohol consumption, dehydration, drops in blood pressure, and heat stroke. Some dizziness can be managed with lifestyle and diet choices. Some patients report success with using yoga to improve their body’s strength and balance.
Trying to troubleshoot the problem alone can result in underlying conditions being ignored or even worsened. It’s important to see a specialist who can accurately diagnose the root cause of your dizziness. If you suspect your dizzy spells are related to an existing neck or back condition, we can help with a personalized treatment course.
Manipulating the bones and muscles of your neck back into their proper position requires appropriate medical knowledge and experience. Some vertigo cases caused by inner ear problems can also be treated with chiropractic care, and a chiropractor can also discuss lifestyle and other risk factors that may be worsening your dizziness.
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