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A 25-year-old female asked:

is it safe to drive with vertigo?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
No: Driving while dizzy is dangerous. For all around you.

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Are there cures for vertigo?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
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Depends: Only if due to middle ear inflammation. Other causes, like stroke improve over time, though many are left with significant deficits.
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What causes central vertigo?

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Central vertigo: Central vertigo is typically the result of a problem in the brain, specifically the cerebellum (coordinates balance) or the brainstem.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

How does "repositioning for vertigo" work?

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Very simple: You can see a demonstration under: http://youtu.Be/pa6t-bpg494. There are sequential movement of the head into 4 positions; one should stay in each position for at least 30 seconds.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What are the key features of situational vertigo?

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Situational vertigo: Features of situational or positional vertigo include a spinning sensation, nausea, visual blurring and loss of balance that occurs with changes in head position. The symptoms usually cease when head movement stops.
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A 37-year-old female asked:

I am 3 weeks into my vertigo episode and getting better, am able to drive etc now. dizzy spells return when i lie down. am i safe to fly?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Positional: Since the air pressure is controlled in large commercial vessels, should not be a problem. Flying in small non-pressurized planes would likely be a problem. See ENT doc if you need professional exam and advice.

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