- / CL Answers
- / I have been having dizziness for the past few months and am wondering if it could be a side effect of supplements I take. Which supplements cause dizziness?
Our Members Asked:
I have been having dizziness for the past few months and am wondering if it could be a side effect of supplements I take. Which supplements cause dizziness?
Dizziness has been reported as potential side effect of using supplements such as garlic, melatonin, saw palmetto, red yeast rice, policosanol, L-glutamine, and black cohosh. Vertigo, a particular form of dizziness, has been reported with the use of some weight loss supplements that contain stimulants, such as caffeine.
You can learn more about each of these supplements by clicking the links.
Related Reviews (9)
Related CL Answers (7)
How to Reduce Lightheadedness and Dizziness When Standing Up (Orthostatic Hypotension)
Learn about movements that can reduce lightheadedness and dizziness that can occur from a drop in blood pressure upon standing (initial orthostatic hypotension). Plus find out if supplements such as vitamin D and CoQ10 may help.
What are the health benefits of black garlic?
Find out if black garlic can lower cholesterol, reduce inflammation or has anti-cancer properties, plus how it compares to fresh garlic and other garlic supplements.
What are the side effects of melatonin supplements?
Melatonin side effects - are there any? Read about drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nausea, mood & behavior, the risk of fractures and others. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Do any supplements improve balance or reduce the risk of falls?
Find out which vitamins & supplements may improve your balance to help reduce the risk of falling, including vitamin D and protein.
A red yeast rice ConsumerLab.com showed contained the most lovastatin lowered my cholesterol from 260 to 205. It jumped to 278 when I switched to a cheaper brand! Could it have contained nothing?
Find out if red yeast rice can differ in lovastatin content to lower cholesterol when comparing brands.
Are red yeast rice supplements legally permitted to contain statins, like lovastatin, since these are drugs?
Learn more about red yeast rice supplements and the varying amounts of lovastatin they contain.
What is the best way to take melatonin to get a good night's sleep?
Learn more about the best way to take melatonin for better sleep. When to take it, how to take it, and general melatonin information.
Join over 90,000 Members
Find the best products with instant access to our latest tests & reviews of over 1,400 health products.
Save money by finding high-quality products at lower cost.
Stay safe with the latest clinical findings & warnings.
See answers from our experts.
Stay informed with our e-newsletter.