Menopause and Dizziness
by: Cathy Taylor
Unfortunately during menopause, the explosive symptom of dizziness is all too common. You know the feeling – a spinning sensation inside your head ripping down through the rest of your body making it impossible to be at peace. Or the inability to get up quickly not unlike the sensation you have when just hopping out of a roller coaster. In extreme cases, you may feel as if you are on the receiving end of a knock out blow to the head.
Away from menopause, dizziness can be attributed to a variety of factors – most notably fluctuations in blood pressure, low blood sugar and viral infections. When it comes to menopause, anxiety and particularly hyperventilation, migraine headaches, and panic attacks can all cause bouts of debilitating dizziness...