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Alternative Treatments For Dizziness
Vertigo or ?: People use the term dizzy to describe different processes. For classic vertigo the symptoms can be controlled with meclizine (an antihistamine) but the cause needs to be determined. If its due to an infection, then antibiotics, if tumor then surgery. Most common benign positional vertigo usually resolves on its own and originates in balance organs of ear. Rare but more serious if from brain lesion ...Read more
Dizziness: It s always better to determine the origin of the problem, neurologists often do the work up of this problem. Antihistaminic agents (oral or patches) have been used for cases in which other causes (sometimes more serious) were excluded. ...Read more
Conservative helps: It often occurs with history of trauma (like whiplash), dizziness with head and neck movements, and no evidence of inner ear dysfunction. Most seem to improve with conservative measures including medication, physical therapy like gentle mobilization and exercise with instruction in proper posture and neck movement. Hope that helps ...Read more
24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?
PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more
I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness
i am having daily nutritional suppliments.
Is there any better treatment?
Can EMDR therapy cause vertigo and dizziness? I have had nonstop vertigo during my treatment past few months. Worse at night after dreaming.
Depends: Inner ear vertigo can have a multitude of causes. Most commonly it is a viral infection that affects the semi-circular canals and causes dizziness. This type of infection is self-limiting and goes away by itself in 3-5 days. Meclizine is an otc medication that can help with the dizziness. If your dizziness is lasting more than 3-5 days, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
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