Top
10
Doctor insights on: Is It Normal For One To Have Vertigo When You Are Middle Aged

Share
1

1
Is it normal for one to have vertigo when you are middle aged?

Is it normal for one to have vertigo when you are middle aged?

Absolutely: Vertigo can occur at any age. From childhood to old age. There are many diseases that can produce vertigo including, BPPV, Meniere's disease, labyrinthitis and auto-immune disease involving the inner ear as examples. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
2,216 doctors shared insights

Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is a type of dizziness. ...Read more


2

2
What causes vertigo in a male 50 years aged and having no diabetis but ldl 156. Other reports normal.

What causes vertigo in a male 50 years aged and having no diabetis but ldl 156. Other reports normal.

Many possibilities: Study: http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/disorders/outline.htm for some of the possibilities. 156 is a cholesterol value, not true Low Density Lipoprotein concentration, not the correct issue, yet quite high & unlikely healthy. Thus stroke could be a likely mechanism for the vertigo symptoms. Suggest study my answers for more insight. Good luck. ...Read more

4

4
Tapering Valium down to 1mg and getting "dizzy" feeling. Like being pushed to one side or eyes not in sync with body. Not vertigo. Is this normal ?

Tapering Valium  down to 1mg and getting "dizzy" feeling.  Like being pushed to one side or eyes not in sync with body. Not vertigo. Is this normal
?

No: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, valium tapering should be done under supervision because withdrawal from sedatives can lead to seizures, even fatal ones. Valium is, however, one of the easier drugs to taper due to its relatively long half life. The symptoms you describe are not typical. Could be serious withdrawal cannot say. ...Read more

5

5
ENT said - Migraine Neuro said - Phobic vertigo since BPPV Homeopath said - Meniere's disease(Audiogram was normal) How to find out which one i have?

ENT said - Migraine
Neuro said - Phobic vertigo since BPPV
Homeopath said - Meniere's disease(Audiogram was normal)
How to find out which one i have?

Difficult: Phobic vertigo is a triggered response to anxiety that causes symptoms but no loss of function, meniere's disease includes an actual loss of hearing acuity which is measurable, including other signs and symptoms. Migraines are diagnosed clinically. Making a definitive diagnosis would be difficult since much if the diagnosis of all of these is subjective ...Read more

8

8
Is a heart rate of 50 normal for age 15 130lbs. No problems except dizziness when standing up.

Is a heart rate of 50 normal for age 15 130lbs. No problems except dizziness when standing up.

Yes, if asymtomatic: Many athletes have very low resting heart rate. However, u do have symptoms so u might want to check that out ...Read more

9

9
Sir, my sister age 16, symptoms are "feels dizziness and then she closes her eye and vomits periodically and after a few hours becomes normal".Help!

Sir, my sister age 16, symptoms are "feels dizziness and then she closes her eye and vomits periodically and after a few hours becomes normal".Help!

Dizziness : It is hard to tell. She will benefit from medical attention to get adequate history and physical exam. This will lead to adequate diagnosis and therapy. It is possible she could have an inner ear problem like ménière's disease or migraine. But more serious conditions may need to be considered. Hope she feels well soon. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3,543 doctors shared insights

Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more