What is vertigo disease? What are the most common vertigo symptoms? We’ll answer these questions, discuss vertigo treatment, and present a natural solution that is gaining momentum as people around the world are finding natural relief. Let’s take a look at one of the most common health problems facing mankind today.
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First things first – vertigo disease is sort of a made-up term. The problem is that the word vertigo refers to a lot more than just the health problem. If you just type vertigo into a search engine, you’re going to find a ton of stuff about the famous Alfred Hitchcock movie, a popular graphic novel publisher, and even the fear of heights. So we wanted to be sure the reader knew this was about vertigo the medical symptom.
Now that we have that out of the way, we need to address what experiencing vertigo actually feels like. Most people simply describe it as a spinning sensation. That is both accurate and an oversimplification. It includes any false sensation of movement. The room around you may seem to spin, tilt, or sway. However, if that was all that was going on, you could calm the sensation by just closing your eyes. Unfortunately, during an attach, you may feel as though you are moving, even if you lay down and close your eyes.
As a result, some people consider nausea and vomiting as its symptoms. These symptoms often accompany a severe bout of vertigo because there is no way to get relief from the sensation of constant movement that doesn’t match what your senses are clearly telling you.
Since vertigo is really just a symptom itself, our list of vertigo symptoms is mostly consists of accompanying symptoms that can help diagnose the condition that is causing vertigo. For example, vertigo that is accompanied by tinnitus and hearing loss may be due to Meniere’s disease, a vestibular disorder. With that in mind, here are a number of vertigo symptoms:
These are just some of the symptoms that may occur alongside vertigo. Clearly, some underlying conditions are far more serious than others, so if the patient is potentially suffering a stroke or a heart attack, immediate emergency care is required.
In the great majority of cases, vertigo is more of an annoyance than a signal of a life-threatening danger. That doesn’t mean, however, that you should just ignore it. A bout at the wrong time could lead to a fall, serious injury, and potentially death. So even occasional vertigo should be checked out by a healthcare professional.
What will most doctors suggest for a patient with vertigo? It depends on the underlying cause. For example, if a patient has the flu or a cold, a decongestant may be suggested until the illness is over and vertigo ends. On the other hand, if a person is dealing with Meniere’s disease, some recommendation might be:
With very few good options to chose from, it is no wonder many people are looking for alternatives to medications or surgery.
Upper cervical chiropractic care offers a drug-free way to improve symptom occurrence and severity. This is because the tops two bones in the neck can affect both the ears and the central nervous system. Either way, recurring bouts of vertigo may be the result.
If you experience vertigo, especially if you have a history of head or neck trauma, contact an upper cervical chiropractor in your area. A no-obligation consultation may be your first step toward a significant reduction in symptoms or even becoming vertigo-free.
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