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Uncompensated Vestibular Dysfunction
Can an EEG show that there is a vestibular dysfunction or is the diagnosis obtained from other more reliable testing?
No. ADHD is a : Neurodevelopmental Disorder. Diagnostic criteria = onset before age 10 of significant symptoms of inattention &/or hyperactivity that cause harmful dysfunction at home & school or work for at least 6 mos. After evaluating you for neurological & systemic illnesses that cause pain, vertigo & diminished attention span, your PCP will know if you need referrals to ENT, neurology &/or psychiatry. ...Read more
Diagnosed with intracranial hypertension vestibular dysfunction and can they be linked postural dizziness?
My blood work shows CRP at 3.2 and ANA 1:320 Nucleolar pattern. I've also been recently diagnosed with significant Central Vestibular Dysfunction.
Abnormal tests: Your positive CRP and ANA tests may suggest an auto immune disease. Bear in mind, that there can also be false positive results, meaning medications and other diseases can cause the same tests to come out positive. Your Central Vestibular dysfunction may or may not be related. I hope you are already following up with a rheumatologist and a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Feeling weak and tired with cognitive issues. HS-CRP is 3.2 and ANA 1:320 Nucelolar Pattern. Also, Neurologists says I have Vestibular Dysfunction. ?
Triggers: Do you mean paroxysmal vertigo or basilar migraine. Both can occur together or separately and vertigo is associated with migraine. This can be due to sensitivity of brain glutamate to external or internal triggers from genetic susceptibility. Therefore, uncover causation, and/or use preventative meds to treat the issue. ...Read more
None specifically: Unless it's caused by neurologic injury or infection, vestibular loss is usually gradual. Certain tests can help determine if a person has residual vestibular function. Intense physical therapy by a specialist in this area can help affected individuals adapt to, or compensate for, the loss of vestibular function. With training, many people with vestibular failure can remain active & involved. ...Read more
Is it normal for Meneires Disease symptoms to stop & then start up again a few years later? I'm doing Vestibular Exercise & Meclazine. Anything else?
Fluctuating menieres: It is common for Menieres symptoms to fluctuate with time. The treatments you are trying tend to help, although vestibular exercises are more helpful for peripheral vertigo. You may wish to consider dietary salt restriction also. For some people, it makes a big difference, and it is not harmful. ...Read more
Vertigo: Vestibular neuritis, can be a paroxysmal, single attack of vertigo, a series of attacks, or a persistent condition which diminishes over three to six weeks. It is a type of unilateral vestibular dysfunction and may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and previous upper respiratory tract infections. It generally has no auditory symptoms, unlike labyrinthitis. ...Read more
Vestibular neuritis : Treatment during the acute vertigo stage with steroids has shown to improve acute phase symptoms but not long term symptoms. Anti nausea, anti histamine, and benzodiazepines can treat the symptoms. Alongside medicine therapy vestibular exercises hasten recovery. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vestibular Neuroniti: In large part, the process involves examination that can explain a lesion in one or the other balance nerves. It is not possible on clinical examination to be absolutely certain that symptoms are not actually caused by a stroke, so mistakes are possible. Nevertheless, this happens so rarely that it is not always necessary to perform MRI scans or the like very often unless symptoms persist or recur. ...Read more