Vertigo in Homoepathy

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Vertigo in Homoepathy

Vertigo in Homoepathy

What is Vertigo?

Vertigo is sensation of spinning or rotation and this can be felt even if the person is still.
It is the sensation that you or the environment around you is moving around. An attack of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for few days.
Vertigo is one of the most common complaints that may be present in all age groups.

Causes of vertigo:

Some of the most common causes include:
1. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo [BPPV]: this is one of the common reasons behind vertigo.
Sensation of vertigo lasts for few minutes and stops eventually by comes in paroxysms and occurs suddenly and repeatedly. The symptoms of BPPV are triggered by sudden changes in the position of the head.

BPPV occurs as a result of a disturbance in the inner ear. It occurs when small calcium particles Clump up in canal of the inner ear which helps you to keep your balance.

2. Meniere‘s disease: it can cause episodes of vertigo along with ringing of ears and hearing loss.

3. Labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis: this is due to viral infection. This causes inflammation in the inner ear labyrinth and around the nerve that is important for helping the body sense balance.

4. Head or neck injury

5. Stroke or tumor

6. Migraine headache

7. Cervical spondylosis

8. Parkinson’s disease.

Symptoms of vertigo:
• Sensation of spinning, tilting and rotation.

• Loss of balance.

• Often along with vertigo there will be nausea and vomiting.

• Ringing in the ears or hearing loss.

• Headache.

• Blurred vision.

Complications of vertigo:
The complication of vertigo depends on the disease involved but repeated vertigo attacks may involve severe headache, impaired consciousness, lack of coordination, weakness, double vision.

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