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What Are The Key Features Of Situational Vertigo
Bpv: Lets break down the name. Benign: so it's nothing serious. Positional : meaning its triggered by a certain position, like sitting or lying down. Vertigo: commonly described as a room spinning, merry, go round feeling. ...Read more
People with Tinnitus should never also have vertigo problems related to it or their situation is a very bad one, right? What would vertigo feel like?
Tinnitus: No can have both. Vertigo fells like your ore the room is spinning. ...Read more
Are there any permanent risks in taking clonazepam at a. 5mg dose several times a month for vertigo, over several months. Periodically being the key?
“Hello. I was going through a very stressful situation last night and found myself gasping for air, excessive drooling, bad headache, dizziness. Normal?
Acute stress: The physical symptoms of stress can include those you describe. This type of reaction is not completely uncommon for some as a reaction to a powerful stressor. During stressful periods it is important to exercise good self care, and if physical symptoms continue at the level described consider a consult for evaluation and structures skill building with a provider. Be well. ...Read more
Hi, my father is 72 years old and he have blood pressure 120/60, with a dizziness all time and fatigue ; is his situation serious?
Been under stressful situations due to work. Feeling heavy fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, angry and depressed. Any clue of what might be?
Sounds like stress related emotional & physical symptoms. To address stress:
Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep ...Read more
Are arm/leg tingling & dizziness esp in public places symptoms of acromegaly? No other issues like enlarged features, fatigue, oily skin, voice change
Why ask about zebras:
conceivably, due to consequences of soft tissue enlargement. Unless there is some hidden genetic or polyendrocrine syndrome agenda, acromegally would not be among the first things most would think of. In any case a normal IGF-1 level can be relied on to eliminate the possiblity of excess growth hormone. ...Read more
Experiencing unusual dizziness, not like vertigo, which I’ve had before. My head feels like it’s heavier than normal and my balance is affected.
Dizziness: Vertigo is a medical term describing a symptom. It is characterized as a sensation of spinning. So, if you go to your doctor and say you are spinning and dizzy and he/she says you have vertigo, all they have done is give a fancy medical name to what you just described. The thing to always ask, and should be explained, is that the vertigo is caused by "x". Vertigo is a symptom of many condition. ...Read more
Vertigo: The inner ear send signals to the brain with regards to motion or rotation. Either the inner ear is sending signals erroneously or the nerve that travels from there to the brain is inflamed or irritated. Most of the time symptoms will resolve. If you are not getting any better then see your dr. As there are other causes. ...Read more
Many things cause it:
Vertigo refers to inner ear issue that involves the balance system. So anything that can affect the inner ear or the nerves associated with that area or the area of the brain involved in the control of that system can cause vertigo.
Inner ear or middle ear infection can cause vertigo. Nerve dysfunction can cause it and in extreme cases the stroke in the area of brain concerned with balance can. ...Read more
Depends how long: Acute vertigo from a viral illness is best treated by Prednisone and valium. I am not a big fan of Antivert (meclizine) preferring Valium or other meds like it. Long term vertigo is best treated with vestibular rehabilitation therapy. Vertigo that occurs only when moving your head while in bed can be treated by a procedure to reposition loose calcium deposits. Any question see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Most acquired vertigo is due to inflamation of the middle ear apparatus and steroids help a great deal in my opinion. Vertigo can also be caused by specific stroke types or migraines, and at times even epilepsy! need to determine what type, which neurologists are trained to do. ...Read more
Vretigo from vision: Some people, myself included, can get vertigo and dizzy from looking at things that are moving rapidly. An example of this are the high definition video games that people play. If the characters in the game move rapidly from place to place, up and down, it can make you dizzy and nauseous. Reading your cell phone in the car can also make you very dizzy. The eyes are hard wired into the inner ear. ...Read more
False motion: Vertigo is a sense of false motion. It can be caused by a problem in your inner ear (peripheral vertigo) or by a problem in the brainstem (central vertigo). The inner ear has 3 separate balance canals that help keep your balance in space during movement. The brainstem is responsible for processing all the information from both inner ears, your eyes, and your muscles to help with balance. ...Read more
Find out cause first: Meds may not be the best thing for you depending on the cause of vertigo. If this is bppv you might do better with repositioning maneuvers or exercises. If this is a stroke you would be better off with treatment in the emergency department. Generally meds work well though. Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) promethazine, phenergan, metoclopramide, prochlorperazine, odansetron, etc. ...Read more
Depends: Sometimes vertigo can go away on its own but it sertainly depends on the cause of the vertigo. In the case of being paroxysmal intermittent vertigo- which is one of the more common causes it can go away on its own. Generally you need to see a doctor to determine the cause of vertigo. ...Read more
Yes: Most of the time vertigo is self limiting with variable duration from hours to weeks. You need to be sure it's vertigo and not another more serious neurological condition which would be rare at your age. OTC Meclizine can help but can make you sleepy. ...Read more
See below: Central vertigo comes from some injury to the central part of the cerebellum or those parts of the brain or brainstem involved in balance maintenance. Stroke, tumor, ms, paraneoplastic syndromes, degenerative conditions, etc. Are causes. Central vertigo doesn't come from the inner ear. ...Read more
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