Causes And Remedies for Light Headedness: I have chronic light headedness, do not feel anxious, am not anemic. What could this be. Has stopped me being able to drive now.

Chronic light headedness can be a very frustrating problem sometimes and it is necessary that you take precautions right from the beginning. There are a lot of reasons you may experience light headedness in different situations. In a majority of cases, light headedness is due to malnutrition. Mostly, it is associated with women who are anemic or severely underweight.However, since you are not anemic, you may want to explore some of the other aspects of your condition.

  • If you are underweight, or not consuming proper nutrition, it is time to start considering better meals and a healthier diet. Also keep your meal timings regular. Starving yourself for long periods of time can cause a lot of health issues, especially faintness and light headedness.
  • Imbalances in the eyes muscles may cause you to have the feeling of light headedness, without really having any nervous problems. To avoid light headedness, get your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist. The doctor will be able to tell you whether you need glasses. Wearing the glasses can help you feel better, but if you have weak eye muscles, you may need further treatment before your symptoms would completely disappear.
  • Avoid bad lifestyle habits such as smoking, drinking, or substance abuse. Also lower your caffeine intake as that could cause you to have hot flashes and other nerve-related problems. If you are consuming any medications, use them regularly without skipping any.
  • Exercise regularly as that can help you regulate your hormones as well as metabolism.
  • Dizziness and light headedness could also be due to ear infections. If you have had recurring ear infections, it is best to get yourself thoroughly checked up. Ear infections can cause you to lose your sense of balance and feel light headed. You may also experience pain and partial loss of hearing due to the recurrent infections.

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