Commonly, dizziness is a symptom of an underlying health condition, so it should be taken seriously. Our practitioners at The Barranco Clinic will evaluate you for the root causes of your dizzy spells and find a solution that is ideal for you.

Dizziness Treatment Options

The first step in treating your dizziness is to perform diagnostic testing. We may administer a balance test, a neurological evaluation, a CT scan, and others.

Treatment options for dizziness may include the following:

  • Medications
  • Balance exercises
  • Diet modifications
  • Increased fluids
  • Ear surgery
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What Is Dizziness?

Most people have experienced dizziness at some point in their lives, whether from getting up too quickly, being dehydrated, getting pregnant, or overdoing it at the club. Dizziness, in fact, is one of the primary reasons why adults visit their physicians. Dizziness can be attributed to other more serious conditions, such as vertigo, anxiety, ear infections, Meniere’s disease, and more. For some, dizziness goes away on its own, while in others, the underlying cause will have to be addressed in order to reduce symptoms.

In certain cases, dizziness stems from inner ear concerns. After all, the inner ear controls our sense of balance. If the inner ear doesn’t send the brain the same signals as it’s receiving from the eyes and the nervous system, then the brain will fail to make sense of its input, and the result will be disorientation, dizziness, and wooziness.

Who is Prone to Dizziness?

Dizziness can affect virtually anyone, regardless of their age. Those with the following conditions may be especially susceptible to it:

  • Migraines
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Ear infections
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Neurological issues
  • Anxiety
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Heat exhaustion

Symptoms of Dizziness 

  • Faintness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Wooziness
  • Nausea
  • Heavy feeling in the head
  • Loss of balance
  • Vertigo
  • Anxiety

About The Barranco Clinic

The Barranco Clinic provides top-tier ENT services to patients in and beyond Lake Wales, Winter Haven, Haines City, Sebring, and Clermont. Our practice is built on the following four pillars:

Personalized Treatment

We treat each person as an individual, crafting a unique, strategic plan for resolving their concerns.

Top-rated Physician Network

Our team of rigorously trained physicians and practitioners possess the expertise, knowledge, and skill to attack the root causes of your ENT problems, producing a long-lasting solution for your symptoms.

Continuity of Care

From start to finish, we monitor your health and well-being to ensure your patient experience is seamless and stress-free. From our cutting-edge diagnostic equipment to our soothing recovery suites, every phase of your healing journey is optimized for your complete relaxation and renewal. The cooperation and collaboration between every member of our team lead to outstanding outcomes.

Community Investment

We believe that our impact on our community must extend beyond our walls. To this end, we pursue multiple avenues to provide at-risk populations with access to supplies, medicine, and resources.

Dizziness FAQs

Do older folks get dizzy more often?

Age can play a role in dizziness insofar as older patients often take more medications that can cause the condition. Age by itself, however, will not cause a person to feel dizzy.

When should I see a doctor?

Occasional dizziness happens to everyone and is no cause for alarm. If the condition becomes more chronic, or you experience a more severe episode after which you faint, it would be prudent to see a physician as soon as you can. Episodes of dizziness can result in a serious fall due to loss of balance, for instance.

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