What causes dizziness?

My sister in law is currently off work with a mysterious malady that none of the doctors can fathom. She gets dizzy, goes pale, gets headaches and pressure in her ears. What could it be?

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It's good to know that they

It's good to know that they have finally diagnosed the trouble and have found a medication that can treat it. I hope she recovers fully very soon.

She has now been placed on

She has now been placed on different medication which seems to be doing the trick. It was some sort of infection in the inner tubes.

It could be any number of

It could be any number of issues from not serious to deadly. You really have to play the waiting game with an issue like this. If the GP isn't worried about it, I wouldn't worry yet. As my old granny used to say "don't borrow trouble, it finds you easy enough".

Just to say, my grandfather

Just to say, my grandfather had a similar problem for ages until he had his ears syringed at the surgery and three weeks later, he feels 100% better. It's worth a try.

It might be something like

It might be something like low iron intake. I know I'm incredibly anemic, or at least, I used to be until I started cooking all that cabbage. =9

Do you have any idea what her

Do you have any idea what her special diet is now? More info would be better to guess what her issue is, it could honestly be a ton of things.

Thanks, she has an

Thanks, she has an appointment to be seen by such a specialist but has to wait several weeks as I don't think the medics really think that it's very serious. Let's hope so!

I'd get her to ask to be

I'd get her to ask to be referred to an ear, nose and throat specialist who can give her a scan. It may be an inner ear infection but it may be something more serious so she should get it looked at soon.