Our sensory systems are very important. They allow us to move around with coordination and efficiency (spatial awareness), clearly see from close and far distances and maintain a steady balance when walking. If the sensory systems aren’t working properly, it can lead to one suffering from symptoms such as vertigo, dizziness and migraines.
Here describes what it can be like to suffer from dizziness and a vestibular disorder. The 3 main sensory systems, which are the visual system, vestibular system (inner ear) and the movement system (proprioception) all effect balance. If one of these systems isn’t functioning properly, this can cause dizziness and make it feel as if the room around you is spinning.
Feeling dizzy? There are occasions where you may stand up and, all of a sudden you feel lightheaded and off balance. Neck pain and dizziness can also occur, resulting in sensations of weakness. Here we’ll be looking at certain reasons for why this happens.
Millions of people are affected by vestibular disorders throughout the world. Examples include Vestibular Neuritis, Meniere’s Disease, Acoustic Neuroma (Vestibular Schwannoma) and Vestibular Migraine. These types of balance disorders can vary in terms of their intensity and how they impact individuals, where in some cases patients can be left fully disabled and unable to attend work.
It can be challenging to determine what is the best treatment for BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo). As BPPV is one of the most common causes of vertigo, here we’ll be taking a look at several methods that you can use for treating this condition.
Have you ever noticed how vertigo can sometimes occur at the same time of the day, or whenever you eat a certain food? That’s because various vertigo triggers exist, and foods are only one category. These foods cause ototoxicity, which means that they damage the ears. As well as vertigo, ototoxicity is also a major reason behind tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and hearing loss. Here are 5 vertigo triggers which anyone with a vestibular disorder should be aware of.
Last week we focused on looking at natural remedies which you could use for reducing dizziness. But what do you do when the dizziness is too intense? Here we’ll be looking at various extreme vertigo causes and methods that you can use, to lessen the severity of vertigo.
Sometimes medications aren’t the most preferred method for treating vertigo. In cases such as these, there are natural remedies for vertigo symptoms which can help with dizziness and nausea. Here are 6 potent natural remedies that you can use for reducing sensations of vertigo.
More than 20 million Americans suffer from dizziness, with most of these cases being chronic dizziness. This is usually due to an inner ear disorder, where dizziness can come in various forms such as vertigo, lightheadedness and disequilibrium.
Highlighted here are various causes behind chronic dizziness.
Vestibular Migraine is a common cause to sensations of Vertigo. In many cases, Vestibular Migraine can be due to a lack of blood supply getting to the brain and inner ear.
Below are several methods that you can use to treat Vestibular Migraine and lessen the severity of it.
There are many symptoms that are related to vertigo. Examples are nausea, vomiting, nystagmus, dizziness and feeling lightheaded. Symptoms can range from small episodes, where you may experience them only once or twice a day, to constant occurrences, where symptoms may always be present.
Vertigo can get the better of us at times. However there are certain exercises that we can perform to counteract the affects of vertigo, helping us reduce dizziness and maintain our balance.