Anxietyrelated Dizziness

Anxiety-related dizziness is a type of dizziness that is triggered by anxiety or panic attacks. It can feel like lightheadedness, dizziness, or vertigo, and may be accompanied by other anxiety-related symptoms.


  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Vertigo or spinning sensations.
  • Feeling unsteady or off-balance
  • Racing heart or palpitations
  • Sweating or clamminess
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet


  • Anxiety or panic disorders
  • Hyperventilation or rapid breathing
  • Stressful life events or trauma
  • Medications that cause dizziness as a side effect
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome


  • Generalized anxiety-related dizziness occurs in response to general anxiety or stress.
  • Panic-related dizziness occurs during a panic attack.


  • Physical examination to assess balance and coordination.
  • Blood tests evaluate blood sugar levels, thyroid function, and adrenal function.
  • Psychological evaluation to assess anxiety or panic disorders.

Conventional treatment

  • Treatment for anxiety-related dizziness may include medications such as antidepressants or anti-anxiety drugs, as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help manage anxiety and stress.

Functional medicine treatments

  • Identifying and addressing underlying triggers such as food sensitivities, inflammation, and hormonal imbalances.
  • Supporting the body's natural healing processes through dietary and lifestyle changes.

IV drip therapy

  • IV therapy may help to replenish nutrient deficiencies and provide support for the body's natural healing processes.

Recommended supplements for support

  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin B-complex
  • L-theanine
  • GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid)

It is important to work with a healthcare professional to determine the underlying cause of anxiety-related dizziness and develop an appropriate treatment plan. In some cases, anxiety-related dizziness may be a sign of a serious underlying condition and should be evaluated by a medical professional.

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