• Renee Culver
    August 17, 2014
    Renee Culver
    August 17, 2014

    Hi Kenneth,


    I'm sorry that your question seems to have slipped through the cracks. I'm sure you've found an answer by now, but I wanted to respond to you personally. Yes, dizziness is a pretty common side effect of anxiety. Of course, it's also a potential sign of many other conditions, so I'd definitely recommend talking to your doctor about your vertigo. When you see the doctor she or he will most likely want to know whether you were having a particularly anxious time when you experienced the dizziness. You mention that it happens upon standing from a sitting position, which may indicate postural hypotension. The best way to know for sure is to have it checked by your doctor.


    In the meantime, these links may help.

    Five Tips for Reducing Worry


    Anxiety and Aromatherapy


    Good luck! I hope it all worked out well for you.


You should know Answers to your question are meant to provide general health information but should not replace medical advice you receive from a doctor. No answers should be viewed as a diagnosis or recommended treatment for a condition. Content posted by community members does not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media, which also reserves the right to remove material deemed inappropriate.