Exercise induced Vertigo and Unsteadiness

Timothy C. Hain, MD•Most recent update: April 3, 2023

About 1/100 patients that the author sees in his clinical dizziness practice present with symptoms that are provoked by strenuous exercise. Because exercise stresses many systems at the same time, this is a broad category that takes some sorting out. The purpose of this page is to direct the reader to more information about these categories.

The heart is the first thing to check for this symptom is the heart -- "event triggered monitoring" is particularly useful for irregular heart beats, and stress tests for angina. However below are some clues for non-heart related.

Provoking features: