Learn how to stop your dizziness or vertigo. It can be frustrating when an episode of vertigo occurs, or keeps coming back.

What falls into this category?

  • Dizziness and balance issues 
  • Vertigo (BPPV)

What are the symptoms?

  • Vertigo
  • Nausea
  • Lightheadedness
  • Imbalance

When should I get treatment? 

When you can’t move easily without needing to pause for 30 seconds with or without nausea and vomiting. 

What treatments help?

  • It’s important to establish the correct diagnosis as treatment will vary – problems can be related to blood sugar, blood pressure, poor muscle strength, labyrinthitis, Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Your GP may prescribe some medications to help with the nausea associated 
  • Epley maneuver are often poorly performed at home, but performed by a professional can result in a significant improvement of symptoms
  • Manual treatment to improve movement
  • Exercises can also help to reduce symptoms and prevent recurrence

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Reference: https://www.eyeandear.org.au/page/Patients/Patient_information/Balance_Disorders/What_are_some_types_of_balance_disorders/Benign_Paroxysmal_Positional_Vertigo_BPPV/