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why does anxiety cause dizziness

Female client fanting in pharmacy and feeling off

Anxiety can cause various symptoms, and dizziness or lightheadedness is one of them. It typically occurs in moments of intense fear or anxiety. Anxiety can cause you to feel like the room is swaying or spinning and your surroundings are distorted – as if reality has shifted. These feelings may also be accompanied by an increased heart rate, shortness of breath, palpitations, and …