Because of the wide range of interpretations that can be attached to dizziness, medical experts often fail to find a single cause for it. Commonly, a string of causes is offered, with treatment trying to zero in on the most probable cause. The following are some of the common causes of dizziness:
- As a manifestation of panic disorder, either due to anxiety or depression;
- Due to breathing too fast or too deeply as a result of anxiety or tension;
- Due to physical manifestation of mental illness.
- Due to anemia.
- Due to prolonged bed rest that causes weakness in the muscles and the inability to retain a fully upright position;
- Due to salt imbalance in the body as well as to hormonal disorders;
- Due to aging that causes a reduced capacity for physical activity;
- Due to poor blood circulation;
- Due to general body weakness;
- Due to hardening of the arteries causing a reduction in blood supply;
- Due to medication as well as from intake of alcohol and drugs.