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Can Allergies Make You Dizzy? An allergist explains this uncommon but unsettling symptom

If you feel like your allergies spin you “right ’round, baby, right ‘round” … well, you’re not wrong. This is a relatively rare symptom, but it’s possible.

You’re probably already familiar with standard allergy symptoms: runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing and the like. But you might not realize that issues like dizziness (feeling off-balance) and vertigo (feeling like you’re spinning) can be a direct result of your allergies, too.

“I’d estimate that maybe 5% of my patients are specifically referred for these reasons,” says allergist Mark Aronica, MD. He explains what causes allergy-induced dizziness and what to do if it’s happening to you. Read the full story here ▶