Vertigo is a sensation of movement or spinning of the environment around and a loss of balance.
Vertigo can happen at any age but is more commonly found in people above 65 years old. Attacks of Vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds or sometimes for a longer period even few days.
Common symptoms of Vertigo are:
– Feeling Dizzy/ Dizziness
– Nausea or Vomiting
– Double Vision
– Loss of Balance
Causes of Vertigo:
Vertigo is not a disease, in fact it is a symptom of other condition. It can be due to problem in Inner Ear, Brain or Sensory Nerve Pathway. The cause of Vertigo can be detected by various tests and scans.
Once the cause is detected the diagnosis of the same can be done.
Treatment of Vertigo can be done with the help of medications, lifestyle changes, exercises and also treating the cause when found.