Types of vertigo

Vertigo is often described by patients as a false sense of rotational movement. Many patients who experience vertigo feel lost, frustrated, and confused1. There are two main types of vertigo2: If vertigo arises from a disorder of the ear and the structures around it, it is called peripheral vertigo. On the contrary, if the sensation arises…

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How to manage a vertigo attack?

While a vertigo episode can arise suddenly and violently, its symptoms can be reduced by adopting appropriate responses. Developing the correct behaviors for vertigo attack management can help reduce stress and anxiety in future episodes. Simple tips to adopt in case of a vertigo attack Lie still in a quiet, dark room to reduce the…

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What factors can trigger vertigo?

Vertigo is not an independent disease. There are several disease and drug related side-effects that can cause vertigo1. This is why it is so important to consult a specialist in time: only a doctor can diagnose the true cause of vertigo and prescribe treatment. Conditions in the inner ear Most of the time, vertigo is…

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Healthy eating as a preventive measure for managing vertigo

There is no secret that an unhealthy diet harms your body. Many patients who experience vertigo due to Ménière’s disease or migraine find that diet modifications help to reduce future attacks and manage their condition1. While there are some foods that can trigger vertigo and should be avoided, there are specific foods that can improve…

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Exercises to help with vertigo

You may have been diagnosed with a vestibular disorder.It is important to take your medication as long as your doctor recommends. Doctors may also recommend vestibular rehabilitation exercises, as shown below.Together with your treating doctor, please select the exercises that you may be able to perform.Each exercise should be performed 20 or more times at…

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Constipation during pregnancy

If you’re a Mum-to-be and you think you might be constipated, you’re not alone. Up to 40% of women can experience symptoms at some point during pregnancy. Constipation can also affect new Mums, with almost 1 in 4 still experiencing constipation three months after their baby has been born.15 There are many reasons why constipation…

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Constipation in adults

Constipation can affect anyone in the family and it’s more common than you might realise. In fact, it’s one of the most common medical conditions, affecting up to 1 in 3 people.5 Constipation becomes more likely as you get older, and women are more likely to suffer constipation compared to men.17,18 For most adults, simple…

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Constipation in children

Your child may be constipated if:3 They have a bowel movement less than three times a week Their stools are often large, and/or hard and/or difficult to push out Common causes include: Eating a diet that’s low in fiber – e.g. fruit, vegetables, cereals3,13 Not drinking enough fluids3 Emotional stress, such as starting nursery or…

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