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Vertigo is a sensation of feeling off-balance, if you have these dizzy spells you might feel like you’re spinning or that the world around you is spinning. Vertigo is often caused by an inner ear problem ,some of the most common causes include BPPV, these initials stand for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. BPPV occurs when tiny calcium particles catalysts clump up in canals of the inner ear, the inner ear sent signals to the brain about head and body movements relative to gravity, it helps you keep your balance.

BPPV can occur for no known reason and may be associated with age manures disease, this is an inner ear disorder thought to be caused by a buildup of fluid and changing pressure in the ear, it can cause episodes of vertigo along with ringing in the ears or tinnitus and hearing loss vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis ,this is an inner ear problem usually related to infection usually viral, the infection causes inflammation in the inner ear around nerves that are important for helping the body sense balance.

Some few tips to help people going through vertigo includes;

  • Vestibular rehabilitation: this is a type of physical therapy aimed at helping to strengthen the vestibular system, the function of the vestibular system is to send signals to the brain about head and body movements relative to gravity. Vestibular rehab may be recommended if you have recurrent bouts of vertigo,it helps train your other senses to compensate for vertigo.
  • Our second tip is Canela 3 positioning maneuvers guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology recommend a series of specific head and body movements for BPPV, the movements are done to move the calcium deposits out of the canal and into the inner ear chambers so they can be absorbed by the body. You will likely have vertigo symptoms during the procedure, a doctor or physical therapist can guide you through the movements, the movements are safe and often effective.
  • Our third tip is Medicine, in some cases Medication may be given to relieve symptoms such as nausea or motion sickness associated with vertigo. If vertigo is caused by an infection or inflammation, antibiotics or steroids may reduce swelling and cure for Meniere’s disease, diuretics or water pills may be prescribed to reduce pressure from fluid buildup.
  • Our final tip would be getting Surgery, in a few cases surgery may be needed for a vertigo if vertigo is caused by a more serious underlying problem such as a tumor or injury to the brain or neck treatment for those problems may help to alleviate the vertigo.

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