Risk factorsBy Mayo Clinic staff
Factors that may increase your risk of getting dizzy include:
- Age. People older than 65 years old are more likely to have medical conditions that cause dizziness. They're also more likely to take medications that can cause dizziness.
- Taking certain medications. Some medications, such as blood pressure lowering drugs, anti-seizure medications, sedatives and tranquilizers can cause dizziness.
- A past episode of dizziness. If you've experienced dizziness before, you're more likely to get dizzy in the future.
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