Problems With Balance? Symptoms and Causes
By Pierre Mouchette | Bits-n-Pieces
Many body systems, including the muscles, bones, joints, eyes, the balance organ in the inner ear, nerves, heart, and blood vessels, need to work for you to have normal balance. When these systems are not performing well, you can experience balance problems. Many medical conditions may also cause balance problems. Still, most balance problems result from issues within the balance organ in the inner ear (vestibular system).
The signs and symptoms of balance problems include:
Several conditions can cause balance problems and are usually associated with a specific sign or indicator.
A feeling of motion or spinning (vertigo)
Vertigo can be associated with many conditions, including:
The feeling of faintness or lightheadedness
Lightheadedness can be associated with the following:
Loss of balance or unsteadiness
Losing balance while walking, or feeling imbalanced, can result from the following:
A sensation of dizziness or lightheadedness can result from:
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