Vertigo is defined as a type of spinning sensation where one tends to experience dizzy spells during a particular period. So the most common symptoms here would mean a lot of dizziness, the feeling of being totally unbalanced and a swaying sensation, which makes standing difficult. As a result of all this, you are unable to stand straight and might pass out to.
HOW IS VERTIGO DIAGNOSED?
After a complete physical examination by a general physician or an ENT specialist the following supportive tests are done:
1. Electronystagmography (ENG) or videonystagmography (VNG).
HOW IS VERTIGO TREATED?
The treatment depends on the root cause of vertigo. If it happens because of ear problems then fixing the same through antibiotics or surgery is suggested. In other cases, Vestibular rehabilitation is done to so that the brain is able to send out the right signals. Exercises are also highly suggested here.
DID YOU KNOW?
There is a high risk of accidents during vertigo attacks and thus bed rest should be taken.