Dizziness affects many of us and is not always due to issues with the ear.
Dizziness can also be caused by problems with the heart, joints, vision, brain, nervous system or blood, to name a few common causes.
Dizziness can affect many patients and not all dizziness is caused by issues with the ear. For those where the issue is caused by the ear, the condition is known as vertigo.
Not all dizziness is caused by issues with the ear. However, if there is a sensation of movement or spinning it is known as vertigo and probably comes from the inner ear. Dizziness can also be caused by problems with the heart, joints, vision, brain, nervous system or blood, to name a few common causes.
Our patients are at the heart of what we do and we want you to be in control of your care. To us, that means you can choose the consultant you want to see, and when you want. They'll be with you every step of the way.
All of our consultants are of the highest calibre and benefit from working in our modern, well-equipped hospitals.
Our consultants have high standards to meet, often holding specialist NHS posts and delivering expertise in complex sub-specialty surgeries. Many of our consultants have international reputations for their research in their specialised field.
You will have a formal consultation with a healthcare professional. During this time you will be able to explain your medical history, symptoms and raise any concerns that you might have.
We will also discuss with you whether any further diagnostic tests, such as scans or blood tests, are needed. Any additional costs will be discussed before further tests are carried out.
We've tried to make your experience with us as easy and relaxed as possible.
For more information on visiting hours, our food, what to pack if you're staying with us, parking and all those other important practicalities, please visit our patient information pages.
Our dedicated team will also give you tailored advice to follow in the run up to your visit.
Even after you've left hospital, we’re still looking after you every step of the way. After treatment for dizziness, a follow up appointment may be required and ongoing monitoring / treatment may be recommended.
If you have any questions or concerns, we're here to help.
We are committed to delivering excellent individual care and customer service across our network of hospitals, clinics and specialist care centres around the UK. Our dedicated and highly trained team aim to achieve consistently excellent results. For us it's more than just treating patients, it's about looking after people.
The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.
Southend is only 20 miles from the M25 and Spire Wellesley Hospital is a couple of miles from the town centre, just off the A127. We are a short taxi ride from the train station, which has a fast and regular connection to London Liverpool Street.
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