These include any illnesses or disorders that
make you feel unsteady or dizzy. It is caused by certain health conditions,
medications, a problem in the inner ear or the brain.
Dizziness is a sudden internal or external
spinning sensation. It is often triggered by moving your head too quickly.
Common causes of dizziness include:
Ear deformities are present from birth so are
congenital. Children and adults may develop ear deformities from trauma or disease
in rare cases.
An inflammation of the inner, middle or outer
ear, often with a bacterial or viral infection.
- Hearing problems
Total or partial inability to hear is known as
hearing impairment. Hearing impairment would lead to little to no hearing. Both
or one ear might be affected by this.
The perception of noise or ringing in the ears is
The feeling that you’re moving when you’re stable
is called vertigo or it might also feel the other way around like things around
you are moving when they aren’t. People usually relate vertigo to motion
sickness. The sensation of “feeling dizzy” or feeling as if the room is
spinning is how people experiencing vertigo generally describe.
Smelling an odor that is not actually there is
called phantosmia. It is also called an olfactory hallucination or a phantom
odor. It may occur in one nostril or both.
An allergy is an immune system response to a
foreign substance which is not harmful to your body.
Breathing issues can cause a host of symptoms:
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Itchy or watery eyes
- Chest congestion
- Shallow breathing
An infection, growths in the sinuses (nasal
polyps) or swelling of the lining of your sinuses causes chronic sinusitis.
Signs and symptoms may include:
- Nasal obstruction or congestion causes difficulty
in breathing through your nose
- Pain and swelling around your eyes, cheeks, nose
Some blockage of the nose or nasal cavity is
referred to as nasal obstruction. It can be caused by a wide variety of
Sideways displacement of the wall between the
Mouth and throat
It is an inflammation of the adenoids which is
caused by infection. Masses of lymphatic tissue that help the body fight
infection are known as adenoids.
When a cough lasts longer than 8 weeks in adults
or 4 weeks in children, it is referred to as a chronic cough. Common causes
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Stuttering, apraxia, and dysarthria are types of
speech disorder. Muscle weakness, brain injuries, degenerative diseases,
autism, and hearing loss are possible causes of speech disorder.
The inability to swallow foods or liquids with
ease is referred to as swallowing difficulty. People facing swallowing
difficulty or problems would have a hard time swallowing which would lead to
choking on their food or liquid when trying to swallow.
Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. It is
two oval-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat
Cleft lip and cleft palate are the most common
defects of the face. Ears, eyes, and jaw might be other defects.
Jaw fractures are usually considered facial
fractures but it is a fracture in the upper jaw. As a result of blunt trauma,
the mandible is often broken.
It is a sleep disorder in which normal breathing
is disrupted and it repeatedly stops and starts. Having a full night’s sleep
and still feeling tired is the sign of sleep apnea.
Voice disorders affect the ability to speak
normally. Laryngitis, paralyzed vocal cords, and a nerve problem are few of the
disorders that cause the vocal cords to spasm.