Factors that may increase your risk of getting dizzy include:
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- Age. Older adults are more likely to have medical conditions that cause dizziness, especially a sense of imbalance. They're also more likely to take medications that can cause dizziness.
- A past episode of dizziness. If you've experienced dizziness before, you're more likely to get dizzy in the future.
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