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Severe Vertigo Treatment
Could SEVERE cervical osteoarthritis/bone spur formation, stenosis, reduced ROM, pain cause dizziness, disequilibrium & dizziness. Treatment options?
Depends on cause: Symptomatic relief can come from staying still, taking meclizine, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) valium, using a scopolamine patch. But often there is otolithic inner ear process which pt can reverse with an epley maneuver. Vertigo can be associated with migraine and cerebrovascular disease, and the underlying cause is treated. Get a diagnosis and direct therapy from there. ...Read more
Treatment of vertigo depends on the cause of it. Follow up with pcp for appropriate diagnosis.
Medications such as Meclizine are good for acute symptoms.
Early ambulation improves rate of recovery. Try rehabilitation exercises such as epley maneuver. ...Read more
Epley maneuver: The epley and other maneuvers are curative. ...Read more
Determine cause: Vertigo may be caused by inner ear disorder or by disorder of the base of the brain. Episodes of severe spinning vertigo can occur with viral infection of the inner ear or meniere's disease. This can also occur with migraine and with certain types of seizures. Antihistamines and allergy treatments rarely help. Valium agents may be helpful but may also make them worse. Topiramate may help. ...Read more
See your doctor: Vertigo can be caused by a number of things, and it should be evaluated by your doctor to localize the source of the issue, especially if it is new in onset, prior to determining what therapy is required. See your doctor who can do a number of diagnostic tests to evaluate the symptom. ...Read more
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
I think I might have a vestibular disorder, I have had hazy and foggyness for 2 mths, I have a history of vertigo attacks. Is there a treatment?
Recently diagnosed with Benign Paroxysm ax l Positional Vertigo. Seems to have left without any treatment. Is this normal and can I expect a return?
Yes: Yes it can go away on its on - probably the physician whom you met- treated you with a maneuver? ...Read more
I would like to know if dimethylglycine (dmg) is beneficial for vertigo? What are the pros and cons of it, what can it do to help, it is worth it for vertigo treatment?
Number of things: Vertigo could be from something dangerous or something benign such as inner ear problem. Seeing your doctor is imperative! Most patients fear a stroke or aneurysm, but I would also point out that an ear condition called meniere's disease could lead to deafness if not properly treated. ...Read more
Had left side and right side treatment for bilateral possioning vertigo. Dr said if this don't work then physical therapy. What do I expect?
Wht causes vertigo & how to cure it? Ithink it got worse after airplane ride last week. What can be the immediate treatment after having vertigo attack?
I still get vertigo mostly after a cold since my first bout of labyrinthitis 15 years ago. Should I seek VTR treatment? Is my vestibularnerve damaged?
Vertigo is Rx: Dizziness is, as many symptoms, has multiple causes, I needed to know what was the first reason, and how it was treated. Usually it has to do with the ear, I would treat for sinusitis 14 course and treat with anti vertigo medication during the day is different than at night and usually I had little or no recurrence in young people. ...Read more
I am looking for treatment for vertigo. Slight dizziness congestion in my sinus. I have been diagnosed before. Forgot what to tablets to take. Thank?
"prominent aica branches are compressing 7th & 8th nerves. Have had tinnitus vertigo 10 weeks. Why do symptoms suddenly start what is the treatment?
AICA: The only explanation of sudden starting of symptoms is probably the compression got significant now. The treatment for persistent symptoms is basically surgical decompression. Make sure this is done at a higher center because this is not a common case and you need an expert to do this procedure. ...Read more
Treat the ear: Assuming you didn't have vertigo initially: if you have both an ear infection and vertigo, then it is very likely that the ear infection caused the vertigo. As you treat the ear infection, the vertigo should improve. However you might need to take some meds to help with the acute symptoms of vertigo. ...Read more
Can EMDR therapy cause vertigo and dizziness? I have had nonstop vertigo during my treatment past few months. Worse at night after dreaming.
Had positional vertigo for over 10 years. Hallpike positive, but after treatment, it comes back mildly usually after I get a cold. Vestibular neuritis?
Good case: A cold can make symptoms worse, for sure, but I do not believe that means it is vestibular neuritis. Since you are sensitive to the Hallpike and you feel better with positional treatment, it cannot be just a case of vestibular neuritis. There must be a benign positional component too. ...Read more
I found a medical term vertigo online. I feel sudden imbalance especially when I lie on my back, it feels like my brain is shifted. I dread abs exercises that requires facing up. Is vertigo the right term and is there a treatment and what causes it?
Vertigo can originat: Vertigo is the correct term. The most likely explanation for the symptoms is a condition benign postural vertigo. You should be examined by a doctor as the diagnosis needs be confirmed through clinical examination. Other causes of vertigo are central originating fro midbrain and peripheral viral infection of the inner ear.Depending on the cause there are different treatments available ...Read more
I have mild tinnitus and moderate vertigo. Scan shows Prominent AICA branches extending into both internal auditory canals. Implication/treatment?
Controversial cause: Although the labyrinthine artery, which is a branch of the anterior cerebral artery supplies the middle ear, whether prominence of this artery can cause ringing in the ears is controversial. I would make sure there is not another cause for the tinnitus. such as hearing loss due otosclerosis or hardening of the little bones that conduct sound or some other problem. ...Read more
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
Can dix hallpike maneuver make vertigo worse? I had one treatment I feel worse. I think its neck related no one believes me I have horrid neck pain
My periods have become irregular. Formication and vertigo. Hormone tests ok. Could it be perimenopause. What is treatment?
Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Is any herbal treatment for clogged ears and also I get dizziness it comes and goes vertigo sensation?
Easy stuff: Taking herbs or any other pills for clogged ears or some other simple mechanical problem as simply addressing the mechanical problem. Your physician may recommend something as simple as glycerine plus carbamide peroxide, or any of several other good choices. Earwax impaction can make you dizzy just as you describe. Best of luck. ...Read more
My uncle ws chain cigg smoker. Now HS age is 65yr complaing of recurrent chest infection which is assciated wid anosmia and vertigo. Treatment plz??
Work up and mgt: Part of his evaluation should include an EKG, Chest radiograph and pulmonary function testing to determine the condition of his lungs. His blood pressure should be closely assessed and I would recommend a visit with his physician for further work up and treatment. He should avoid all cigarette smoke as well. ...Read more
I have continuous vertigo that has lasted already 2 yrs. Is there a treatment? I have had a negative mri. I see a neurologist who is telling me it was caused by a virus and at this point I have to focus on dealing with the symptoms. I was given anti-de
Vertigo: Is it really continuous 24/7 regardless of what you doing because there are few if any conditions other than medication side effects or anxiety that cause constant symptoms. Inner ear problems can start constant but improve over time and are absent when not moving and aggravated by movement. Need more info. Would also recommend ENT evaluation by neurootologist who specializes in ear disorders. ...Read more