Visual causes of dizziness

Dizziness caused by oculomotor issues

Some of the causes of pathological nystagmus, which is a visually-triggered form of dizziness, are highlighted in this article.

Unlike that Benign Paroxismal Positional Vertigo, other pathological forms of nystagmus could be contributing to feelings of dizziness, loss of balance, and fatigue associated with some patients.

These forms of dizziness can be due to a lack of adaption, or a slowness of adaption, of the visual senses and the associated vestibular and proprioceptive feedback loops that keep us upright.



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