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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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 ...Read more


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Does meniere's disease involve vertigo and dizziness?

Does meniere's disease involve vertigo and dizziness?

Yes.: Meniere's disease often involves vertigo - the sensation that you or the environment is moving- and changes in hearing. ...Read more

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Is vertigo a sign of some disease?

Is vertigo a sign of some disease?

Yes, but which one?: Vertigo can be a sign of disease in multiple areas, ranging from the inner ear to the vestibular nerves to the brainstem itself. There are many causes of vertigo, ranging from benign to quite dangerous. A neurologist can help pinpoint what type of dizziness you have, what is causing it, and how to treat it. ...Read more

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Vertigo an effect of cerebrovascular disease?

Vertigo an effect of cerebrovascular disease?

Could be if it were: Peripheral vertigo are more commonly seen which is caused by inner ear problem. Central vertigo could be caused by cva. Vertigo alsoc could be presentation of a migraine headache. ...Read more

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If I have meniere's disease, should I take anti-vertigo drugs?

If I have meniere's disease, should I take anti-vertigo drugs?

Only if symptomatic: The best thing for you to do is modify your diet to prevent attacks. Meniere's disease is a problem of inner ear plumbing where too much of one type of fluid flows into the inner ear causing swelling and pressure. This fluid flow is very dependent on salt and fat. You need to stay away from salt in your diet, avoid all processed foods. Also no caffeine, alcohol or fat. Especially no smoking. ...Read more

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I have Ménière's disease with frequent spinning vertigo. 4 days ago I started having daily drop attacks - crisis of tumarkin. Is it a sign of burnout?

I have Ménière's disease with frequent spinning vertigo. 4 days ago I started having daily drop attacks - crisis of tumarkin. Is it a sign of burnout?

No: Drop attacks can occur any time during the course of Ménières and often occur in a flurry of attacks over a short period of time. Avoiding salt, MSG, caffeine and nicotine may help. Some benefit from a diuretic. Diamox (acetazolamide) may help reduce fluid in the labyrinthine system. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy can minimize the long term consequences after the process resolves. The following may help:http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/vestibular/conditions/menieres_diseases.html ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm female age-55 facing/feeling head vertigo(revolving every thing)plz tell me treatment of the said disease?

Vertigo: Vertigo is a complex problem and not all vertigo is the same. Treatment depends on the exact kind of vertigo. You could have BPPV or Meniere's disease. You could be suffering with migraine headache. Could be something neurologic or even just hyperventilation. You need to be evaluated to determine the right diagnosis to be able to get to the correct treatment. Good luck ...Read more

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I have been dealing with multiple neurological symptoms including dizziness & vertigo. Could this be meniere's disease?

I have been dealing with multiple neurological symptoms including dizziness & vertigo. Could this be meniere's disease?

Yes: Meniere is common and can cause your symptoms however i suggest you start with a good internist that can rule out other cardiac hormonal blood issues first. ...Read more

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My grandfather had meniere's disease.I get positional vertigo that resolves and comes back for over 10 years, popping in ears...likely the same?

No: Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes spontaneous episodes of vertigo — a sensation of a spinning motion — along with fluctuating hearing loss, ringing in the ear (tinnitus), and sometimes a feeling of fullness or pressure in your ear. In many cases, Meniere's disease affects only one ear. ...Read more

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I was bitten by a bug on my leg last June, took a long time ti heal and the scar is black and now I have vertigo, could it be Lyme disease?

I was bitten by a bug on my leg last June, took a long time ti heal and the scar is black and now I have vertigo, could it be Lyme disease?

Get tested: There is a simple blood test for Lyme antibodies, to remove any doubt. Ask your doctor about getting tested. ...Read more

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Is vertigo common in fibrocystic breast disease?

Is vertigo common in fibrocystic breast disease?

No: Vertigo is a phenomenon of Vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis. an inner ear problem usually related to infection (usually viral). Fibrocystic disease represents the effect of hormone activity on the ductal system of the breast causing some terminal duct blockage with backup of fluid to produce cysts in the duct and associated fibrotic changes. ...Read more

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Increase in ocular migraine, whoosing sound in ear, now woke with vertigo. Do these point to a certain disease? Seeing a neuro in 2 wks.

Increase in ocular migraine, whoosing sound in ear, now woke with vertigo. Do these point to a certain disease? Seeing a neuro in 2 wks.

Whooshing like pulse: ...Is more worrisome than steady whooshing. In combination with migraine and vertigo it points to a blood vessel problem near the inner ear. I would suggest a sooner appointment with your gp. ...Read more

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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

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Im 28have orthostatic hypotension and vertigo i weigh 194 at 5"2 my blood pressure keeps dropping any suggestions all test came back normal.no disease?

Im 28have orthostatic hypotension and vertigo i weigh 194 at 5"2 my blood pressure keeps dropping any suggestions all test came back normal.no disease?

Yes disease: At 5'2" and 194 pounds, a person has at least one major disease in need of evaluation and treatment... obesity (unless the excess weight is muscle). Her primary care doctor can check further to see why the obesity is there, and to see if there is a hormonal imbalance. The orthostatic hypotension may or may not be related (either directly or indirectly) to obesity. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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