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Is dizziness a sign of vestibular dysfunction?

Dizziness is one of the most common symptoms of vestibular dysfunction, so if you get dizzy, it's possible that you have the condition. However, there are also numerous other causes for dizziness. Some of them include lowered blood pressure, anxiety, and hyperventilation. It is important to be properly diagnosed by a doctor before concluding that your dizziness is due to vestibular dysfunction.

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What causes vestibular dysfunction?
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How many people suffer from vestibular dysfunction?
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Though the exact number of people with vestibular dysfunction is not known, dizziness is one of the ...
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Is research being done to investigate vestibular dysfunction?
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A wide variety of medical research is being done to investigate the causes of vestibular dysfunction...
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What should I know about caring for someone with vestibular dysfunction?
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