There are several sensations that people feel and describe as dizziness. It can be any feeling from the world is spinning around you, a feeling that you are moving when you are not, a feeling of loss of balance, light-headedness, etc. The problem areas of the human body that can cause dizziness are varied. Dizziness can come from problems with the inner ear, the heart or the brain. Certain conditions such as vertigo and multiple sclerosis can cause the sensation of dizziness.
Dizziness can even be associated with digestive problems. It is important to determine the cause and type of your dizziness. Many individuals who suffer from dizziness are suffering from subluxations (vertebral misalignments) that compress the nerves that exit the neck (cervical) region. Many patient’s report improvements in their symptoms after their first adjustment.
A Doctor of Chiropractic can help in determining the cause of your dizziness. Chiropractic adjustments have been an effective way of treating dizziness in many patients and a detailed chiropractic examination may help in determining if adjustments will help you. If your chiropractor believes your dizziness is coming from the inner ear, brain or nervous system, he or she may recommend you to a qualified medical specialist who treats these disorders for additional help.