Vertigo and Dizziness Treatment in Dallas, TX

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Which DO YOU HAVE?

It is incredibly important to differentiate your symptoms between 3 major issues: Vertigo, Dizziness, and lightheadedness. Most commonly people will have one but there is a possibility you can have multiple. Differentiating is the first step in finding the treatment that works best (Hint: it is NOT usually medications)

  1. VERTIGO - Traditionally a rotational experience where the sufferer feels like they are moving (Egocentric vertigo)or the world is moving (Geocentric vertigo). People clinically report feeling like they are on marry-go-round, "in a spin cycle", or "doing cartwheels".
  2. Dizzy - Dizziness is best described and often reported by patients as a feeling of swimming, being on a boat, floating sensation, or walking on a waterbed. Some variations are felt only in the head and others are a whole body experience.
  3. Lightheaded - This is the most common symptom to accompany the other 2 because the way our body controls blood flow is intimately related to our perceptions of where we are in space. Think hanging upside-down on the monkey bars. Going from sitting to standing, laying down to sitting/standing is the most common time to get lightheaded. This is the feeling of about to pass out, vision gets blurry, maybe hearing sounds muffled or even ringing in the ears (tinnitus) occurs. There is typically a drastic increase in heart rate to make up for the plummeting blood pressure that can feel erratic (fibrillations). You may notice it gets worse if you haven't eaten in awhile. These are all part of a larger issue called Dysautonomia, which means a dysfunction in automatic processes controlled by the brain (blood pressure, heart rate, gastrointestinal function, sweat glands, etc).

Once you've discussed and properly diagnosed which one(s) you have, there are several types of therapies that are highly effective and provided at The Wellness Institute of Dallas. Some of these may include:

What Are the SYMPTOMS and CAUSES of Vertigo and Dizziness?

Vertigo and dizziness can have many different causes. To determine the root cause of your dizzy spells, our team can perform a full evaluation of your health to find out if you're dehydrated, suffering from migraines, or have an underlying disease contributing to your vertigo or dizziness. Some symptoms individuals with vertigo or dizziness frequently experience include:

  • Disorientation
  • Fatigue
  • Poor balance
  • Confusion
  • Lightheadedness

GET RELIEF FROM VERTIGO and Dizziness

If you start to notice yourself feeling disoriented, fatigued, or lightheaded, getting help from a professional will be key to improving your quality of life. Reach out to our team at The Wellness Institute of Dallas to find out how we help patients with vertigo or dizziness resolve their symptoms and restore their lives.

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