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Vertigo

Vertigo may put you at risk of falling...

It is important to take care of your surroundings and create a safe environment for yourself to avoid injury. (5B)

When spinning comes...

When vertigo or spinning sensation comes….

Stay calm, do not panic. 
Find a comfortable position to sit while waiting for assistance. 
If you develop acute vertigo combined with vomiting, speech impairments, and weakness, seek immediate medical consult. 
It is important to consult your doctor before taking any medication. (1, 10)

Download Be Mindful of Safety  in pdf to learn more about staying safe with vertigo in your environment.  

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References

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Updated 01 July 2015. Accessed July 17, 2015.

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4. Medicines That May Cause Lightheadedness or Vertigo. 
File name – 5A & 5B
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3853661/ https://www.consumerreports.org/drug-safety/drugs-that-might-be-the-cause-of-your-dizziness/

5. Labyrinthitis. NHS Website. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/labyrinthitis/

6. TC Hain. Home treatments of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). Available at https://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/disorders/bppv/home/home-pc.html. Last accessed on 17-11-2015

7. Information on Vertigo and Balance Disorders, http://www.klinikum.uni-muenchen.de/Deutsches-Schwindelzentrum-IFB-LMU/en/Patients/Information_on_Vertigo_and_Balance_Disorders/index.html

sub-division, named 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D

8. Sura D and Newll S. Vertigo – diagnosis and management in the primary care. British Journal of Medical Practitioners 2010;3(4)a351. https://www.welcomecure.com/diseases/vertigo/overview