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Why Do I Get Dizzy in Big Stores?

Have you ever walked into a mall, big grocery store or other large, enclosed space and felt dizzy? This reaction is more common than you might expect. You may also find that these symptoms are accompanied by a feeling of anxiety or even panic. Again, this is also very normal. What you may not realize is that you are likely to be suffering from a very real and diagnosable eye condition called Binocular Vision Dysfunction.


Most of us have had at least a few dizzy spells in our lifetime. Dizziness is often not very serious and can be caused by a huge range of different things, from side effects from taking certain medications and low blood pressure to ear infections, tiredness, motion sickness or migraines. However, another very common cause of dizziness that many people are unaware of is a condition that is known as Binocular Vision Dysfunction or BVD for short. 

What Causes Binocular Vision Dysfunction?

Many people haven’t heard of binocular vision dysfunction, which is sometimes called BVD for short. However, some research has suggested that as many as 56% of adults and adolescents show some symptoms of BVD that may be interfering in their everyday lives. You may even be suffering from binocular vision dysfunction and not even realize it. To help you understand more, here’s what you need to know about the causes of BVD, the symptoms that you can look out for and what treatment is available to help you cope with this condition day to day.

Dizzy While Driving? Check Your Eyes for BVD

Driving is a regular activity in most people’s lives. Whether you’re driving to school, work, or it’s a part of your job, most people will have to drive to get where they are going. However, while many people view driving as just another part of life, for some people, it can bring about a host of problems that they may not have even known they have. If this sounds like you, then please keep reading!

Binocular Vision Dysfunction

Binocular vision dysfunction refers to a condition in which the eyes do not work together properly. This can lead to a variety of symptoms, including double vision, sinus problems, headaches, nausea, and a host of additional problems that can greatly impact a person’s quality of life. Sometimes, people experience one or two symptoms, while other times, the person may have a host of problems that completely interfere with their life. Fortunately, there are ways to treat binocular vision dysfunction to help you get back to living life on your own terms.