Disequilibrium and vertigo may cause the sensation of dizziness; however, those two terms describe different symptoms. Disequilibrium is a loss of balance or equilibrium. Vertigo is characterized by a feeling of spinning.
Dizziness is a treatable condition. Your doctor can help you determine the cause so that you are treated correctly. Most cases of dizziness are mild and self-treatable; however, severe cases need the attention of a doctor with specialized training.