Dizziness may occurs suddenly, and it can be disconcerting. The good news is that there is often a fixable underlying cause. However, if dizziness or lightheadedness occurs at the gym, there may be additional factors involved. What is frequently the underlying cause of dizziness?
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Dizziness can manifest itself in different ways from balance problems to vertigo. The underlying issue, however, is often the same. When the C1 and C2 vertebrae become misaligned, this can affect blood flow to the brain and the ears. Brainstem function may also be affected. These can all be factors in dizziness.
If you specifically find dizziness occurs when you are working out, here are 4 potential causes and solutions.
Most dizziness problems are not specific to exercise. In fact, you may get dizzy from things as simple as bending over to pick something up or moving your head too quickly. If this is the case, the underlying issue may be a subluxation in the upper cervical spine.
By correcting a C1 and C2 misalignment, an upper cervical chiropractor may be able to help reduce or eliminate the frequency of dizzy spells. Find a practitioner near you to learn more about this precise and gentle form of chiropractic. It may be your first step down the path to better overall health.
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