A severe pain in the head. Migraines are actually closely related to feelings of vertigo, but did you know that people who suffer from migraines can also feel vertigo even if they aren’t at that moment feeling a headache? A migraine itself can directly cause a person to feel dizzy and not very steady on their feet. This condition is caused by changes in the flow of blood within the vestibular region, as well as alterations in nerve responses in the same area. People who suffer from vertigo are often subject to the same causative factors as those who suffer from migraines. It is true that dietary and environmental factors that trigger the one can often also trigger the other.