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My friend who has vertigo takes 8 mg vertin everyday throughout the year. Her doctor has instructed. Is it ok?

Dr. Sanjana Malik 91% (522 ratings)
BHMS Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
Homeopath, Delhi
My friend who has vertigo takes 8 mg vertin everyday throughout the year. Her doctor has instructed. Is it ok?
No, it is not right if she is taking it daily and has no effect then she has to try homoepathic treatment.
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I am 24 years old female. Mujhe chakkar aa rahe hai aisa lag raha hai. Aur ghabrahat jaisa lag raha hai. Please btaiye ise kaise thik kiya ja sakta hai.

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 95% (32843 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I am 24 years old female. Mujhe chakkar aa rahe hai aisa lag raha hai. Aur ghabrahat jaisa lag raha hai. Please btaiy...
You have vertigo and it can be due to anemia and do blood hb and see. You need to do a complete blood test also.
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Hi, I have tinnitus in left ear and vertigo also 30% hearing loss in left ear. I want to do mri should I do brain mri or any pecific mri like mri with i am etc. Kindly advise.

Dr. Dhaval Patel 91% (708 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hello user, yes do mri brain first. Then consult with ent doctor for diagnosis why this happen. And take homeopathic treatment. You will fine soon.
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Meniere's Disease - What Causes It?

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Gupta 84% (10 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma In Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Meniere's Disease - What Causes It?

What Causes Meniere’s Disease?
Meniere's Disease is a disorder that basically affects the sense of balance and hearing of the patient. This condition takes place in the inner ear and it may cause problems like vertigo, where patients experience a spinning sensation and a ringing sound as well. This is a chronic disorder, which requires a number of lifestyle changes so that it can be managed and treated without becoming a debilitating problem.

Read on to know more about the symptoms and causes of the condition.

Symptoms: The various signs and symptoms of this disease include a feeling of fullness in the ear, which has been affected by the condition. Also, most patients have a spinning sensation and a ringing sound in the affected ear. Nausea and vomiting may also be caused by this condition, along with sweating and loss of balance. It is also normal to feel uncoordinated when you are suffering from this condition.

Secondary Symptoms: This condition may also cause many other complications, which are known as secondary symptoms. These include anxiety, depression and stress. This usually happens due to the problems in the ear and even the problem of vertigo. This may cause problems for people who climb heights or ladders for their work or even for other recreational causes. The constant sense of dizziness and spinning may cause a person to become anxious and undertake stress when it comes to carrying out various kinds of functions in day to day living.

Causes: There are various causes of this condition, even though many medical reports suggest that the exact cause has not really been understood so far. As any doctor will tell you, the in the inner ear there is a labyrinth which contains fluids. When there is a problem with the composition and level of these fluids, the patient may develop Meniere’s Disease. This condition specifically affects the inner part of the ear. This part is made up of passages and a cavity as well as soft membrane like structures with hair like sensors. These sensors respond to the fluid’s movement within the ear. When this fluid does not have the appropriate levels, it can lead to many complications like Meniere’s Disease, which affect the nerve impulse that these sensors catch and transmit to the brain.

Stages: This disease progresses over a set of three stages. In the very first stage, the patient will experience much dizziness and nausea, before that progresses to the second stage. In this stage, the patient will have moderate to severe vertigo. This is also known as the middle stage. Finally, this may culminate into the third or late stage, which leads to more frequent episodes of vertigo. The hearing of the patient and the ringing sound in the ears will also get worse in this stage.

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When I stand up suddenly after sitting or sleeping for longer then my head spins and my vision darkens. What is causing this?

Dr. Deepak Sharma 91% (149 ratings)
MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Jaipur
When I stand up suddenly after sitting or sleeping for longer then my head spins and my vision darkens. What is causi...
Their may be postural hypotension so measure your bp in lying down and immediately after standing.
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I did’t get my answer completely. I asked that can I able to fly oversees in april first week with my vertigo it’s not that much still little bit getting up or lie down. I donor have any apps. Only email. Thank you pushpa.

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 95% (32843 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I did’t get my answer completely. I asked that can I able to fly oversees in april first week with my vertigo it’s no...
You can fly overseas in april first week with your vertigo if you take tablet vertin twice a day. What do you mean by saying" I donor have any apps. And it is not clear or understood.
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My father (68 years) is taking vertin 16 for vertigo problem as suggested by ent specialist. He is feeling very dull and weakness since last one month and suspecting cervical problem also as having pain in neck and forehead. Please suggest the specialist to be consulted.

Dr. Roopali Jain Tripathi 84% (31 ratings)
DNB (Oto Rhino Laryngology), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Pune
My father (68 years) is taking vertin 16 for vertigo problem as suggested by ent specialist.
He is feeling very dull ...
Hi. Get investigation mri brain and hearing assessment including audiometry done and consult a neurologist too.
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I am having neck stiffness, sometimes I have vertigo, I feel like fainting, what is this problem sir?

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Unani Specialist, Kanpur
I am having neck stiffness, sometimes I have vertigo, I feel like fainting, what is this problem sir?
Brahmi Vati 125 Mg Twice a Day Chandanadi Avleh 10 Gm Twice a Day Relief In 5-6 Days and for Complete Cure Take it for 60 Days Only Avoid Oily and Spicy Food
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I feel like going to fall while standing still sometimes. What may be the possible reason for this?

Dr. Karuna Chawla 95% (17680 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
I feel like going to fall while standing still sometimes. What may be the possible reason for this?
You need to do blood sugar random, cbc, thyroid profile from some lab. How is your appetite. Do this 1. Don't overeat 2. Don't take tea empty stomach. Eat something like a banana (if you are not diabetic) or any seasonal fruit or soaked almonds and a glass of water first thing in the morning (within 10 mins of waking up). No only biscuits or rusk will not do. 3. Take your breakfast every day. Don't skip it. 4. Have light meals every 2 hours (in addition to your breakfast, lunch n dinner) e.g. Nariyal paani, chaach, a handful of dry fruits, a handful of peanuts, any fresh n seasonal fruit, a cup of curd/milk etc 5. Finish your dinner at least 2 hours before going to sleep. 6. Maintain active life style. This is most important n non negotiable part 7. Avoid fast foods, spicy n fried foods, carbonated beverages 8. Take a lot of green vegetables n fruit. 9. Drink lot of water. 10. Curd is good for u. 11. Everyday preferably sleep on same time for more details you can consult me.
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Vertigo - Know The Types & Treatment Of Them!

Dr. Aveg Bhandari 90% (14 ratings)
MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Indore
Vertigo - Know The Types & Treatment Of Them!

Vertigo is that sensation when a person feels that the world is spinning around him. It is a feeling of off balance.

While having a Vertigo, people often complain about feeling dizzy, basic daily activities like walking or moving becomes really intense for them. These episodes can impact everyday life.

Is Vertigo common?

Experiencing Vertigo at least once during a lifetime is quite common. It is often seen in older people, but it can happen to anyone at any age. Women are a little more prone to experience an episode of Vertigo than men.

Types of Vertigo:

There are two major types of Vertigo:

  1. Central Vertigo: Central Vertigo occurs when there is a sudden and temporary malfunction in the brain, precisely in an area called the cerebellum.

  2. Peripheral Vertigo: Peripheral Vertigo occurs due to a problem in areas of vestibular nerve or the inner ear. This area connects the inner ear and the brain. Peripheral Vertigo is the most common type of Vertigo.

According to the American Institute of Balance, Peripheral Vertigo is generally a more serious and dangerous problem compared to Central Vertigo.

Recurrent Spontaneous Vertigo with Head-Shaking Nystagmus:

Recently, researchers discovered a new type of Vertigo called “Recurrent Spontaneous Vertigo with Head-Shaking Nystagmus” or (RSV-HNS).

To diagnose RSV-HNS, the patients need to sit in a room without lights. The examiner changes the position of their heads, first in forward direction, then in side to side direction for about 15 seconds. The camera records the patient’s eye motions. It results in those who have RSV-HSN making an eye movement which lasts longer than the others. This movement is known as “nystagmus”.

Compared to other types of Vertigo, RSV-HSN shows a more severe sensation of motion sickness. People with RSV-HSN experience things like nausea, headaches, vomiting, and an unwillingness to head motions. These symptoms can be experienced anywhere from a couple of times a week to once a year.

The reason behind RSV-HSN is still unknown. Doctors recommend that proper medication helps to improve the condition.

Treatment for Vertigo:

A major part of the treatment of Vertigo depends on the cause of the Vertigo. Often, Vertigo goes away without any treatment. The reason behind Vertigo curing itself is that people adapting to the inner ear changes and finding different mechanisms to maintain balance.

Why a neurologist is the right choice to consult for vertigo?

The patient of vertigo should not visit an ENT doctor and must consult a good neurologist as basically it's either a problem of brain or of abnormal signals from the vestibular nerve from the ear. In no way it is a problem of ear per se. A neurologist has the training and expertise to deal with it, not an ENT doc. Also, it's important to consult urgently as sometimes it can be a sign of brain stroke (specially if associated with imbalance). Importantly, to rule out brain lesions like cyst, tumor, clots and nerve infections, consulting a neurologist is the best option available.

Apart from this, these are a few treatments:

  1. Medicines: Medication tends to give relief to symptoms like motion sickness associated with Vertigo.

  2. Vestibular Rehabilitation: Under this treatment, doctors try to aim at the patient’s vestibular strengths which send the signals to the body movement and head related to  gravity.

  3. Canalith Repositioning Manoeuvres: In this treatment, a physical therapist suggests different head and body movements, which help to release the deposit out of the canal and into an inner ear which can be absorbed by the body. This treatment is quite effective to treat Vertigo.

  4. Surgery: If the reason behind causing Vertigo is some serious internal problem like tumor or a head injury, then, in such circumstances, surgery is highly recommended.

Conclusion:

There are many treatments and medicines available for Vertigo. They are totally dependent upon the cause, symptoms, and condition of the patient. This is why it is important to consult a doctor or specialist for the best treatment option.

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