Vertigo

Definition of Vertigo:

The illusion of movement when no movement is present: the sensation of spinning or whirling; a state in which you or your surroundings seem to whirl dizzily.

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Aneurysm / Rupture

...the condition
“...A cerebral aneurysm may cause symptoms ranging from headaches, drowsiness, neck stiffness, nausea and vomiting to more severe symptoms such as mental confusion, vertigo (dizziness) and loss of consciousness...”

Coffee

...as a treatment
“...Extended periods of excessive coffee intake often causes symptoms such as (acid) indigestion, cardiac irritability, vertigo, headache, irritability, and despondency...”
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Dizziness

...the condition
“...Vertigo is a medical term used to describe the feeling of spinning, whirling, or motion – either of yourself or your surroundings...”
...relationship to Neuritis/Neuropathy
“When the vestibular nerve (connecting the inner ear to the brain) is affected, dizziness or vertigo can result, especially in association with diabetes...”

Environmental Illness / MCS

...the condition
“...Most sufferers of MCS complain of at least several of the following ... vertigo / dizziness / disorientation...”

Ginkgo Biloba

...as a treatment
“...memory and has been used preventatively in regenerative compounds for loss of memory and senility, in cardiac protection formulas against stroke and atherosclerosis and for hearing disorders and vertigo (dizziness) where blood flow is poor in the ears...”

Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease

...the condition
“.../ GERD / heartburn; Indigestion; Constipation; Diarrhea; Frequent nausea and or vomiting; Difficulty gaining weight; Iron deficiency anemia; Head, Brain and Nervous System Symptoms ... Frequent vertigo (dizziness)...”

Heavy Metal Toxicity

...the condition
“...Arsenic Symptoms include nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, garlic odor on breath, excessive salivation, headache, vertigo, fatigue, paresthesia, paralysis, kidney failure, progressive blindness, and mental impairment...”

Hyperbaric Oxygen

...as a treatment
“...chest pain, sweating, bronchitis, pallor, shortness of breath, muscle twitching, pulmonary edema, anxiety and/or respiratory changes, pulmonary fibrosis, visual changes, tinnitus, hallucinations, vertigo, hiccups and decreased level of consciousness...”

Kelp

...as a treatment
“...Vertigo: Take 5 tablets daily for necessary balanced minerals and vitamins...”

Lipase

...as a treatment
“...People suffering with a spastic colon may also be lipase deficient as well as the condition of vertigo (Meniere's Disease) which is dizziness made worse by movement...”

Meniere's Disease

...the condition
“...Major symptoms include constant ringing in the ears and vertigo (dizziness)...”
...related topic
“An affliction of the middle ear characterized by vertigo, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus and progressive deafness...”
...recommendation Antihistamines
“While originally developed to treat allergy symptoms, most Meniere's disease patients are now prescribed antihistamines to treat vertigo...”
...recommendation Surgery
“If medical treatments fails to stop vertigo, hearing loss, ringing in the ear and pressure in the ear then there are several surgical options that may improve the condition...”
...recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
“B6 supplementation may be effective in vertigo, including Meniere's syndrome...”
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Tendency Toward Allergic Reactions

...the condition
“...Severe reactions can include: abdominal cramping or pain; pain or tightness in the chest; diarrhea; difficulty swallowing; dizziness / vertigo; fear or anxiety; facial flushing; nausea or vomiting; heart palpitations; swelling of the face, eyes, or tongue; weakness; wheezing; difficulty breathing; unconsciousness; Diagnosis and...”

Therapeutic Fasting

...as a treatment
“...Conditions responding to fasting include: Headaches, hypoglycemia, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, acne and eczema, tinnitus, vertigo, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, cervical dysplasia, chronic neck and back pain, polymyalgia rheumatica, and many others...”

Tinnitus

...the condition
“...An important distinction must be made between a simple case of tinnitus and Meniere's disease, a more serious condition characterized by tinnitus, vertigo, and hearing loss...”
...recommendation Ginkgo Biloba
“...Amongst patients suffering from cerebrovascular insufficiency, a common problem associated with normal aging, a gingko extract produced a significant improvement in the symptoms of vertigo, tinnitus, headache and forgetfulness...”

TMJ Problems

...the condition
“...Those with the symptoms listed above often report additional ones as well, such as ringing in the ears, ear pain, diminished hearing, dizziness or vertigo, and visual disturbances...”

Vertigo

...the condition
Vertigo is closely related to dizziness but also involves the perception of actually seeing the room spin about you, similar to what happens when you spin around rapidly and then stop...”
...relationship to Neuritis/Neuropathy
“When the vestibular nerve (connecting the inner ear to the brain) is affected, dizziness or vertigo can result...”
...relationship to Multiple Sclerosis
Vertigo is a fairly common symptom of multiple sclerosis, occurring in about 20% of sufferers at some point...”
...recommendation Hypnosis
“Hypnosis has been used for vertigo that is a result of head trauma, with some apparent success...”
...recommendation Ginkgo Biloba
“A double-blind placebo-controlled study of 67 people with vertigo found that 160mg of Ginkgo biloba extract per day significantly reduced symptoms compared to placebo...”

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

...as a treatment
“...and for this reason may be helpful in treating leg cramps caused by circulatory deficiency; headaches, especially the migraine type; and Meniere's syndrome, associated with hearing loss and vertigo...”

Vitamin B3 Requirement

...the condition
“...Niacin appears to reduce symptoms of vertigo, as in Meniere's syndrome...”

White Peony Root

...as a treatment
“...For hyperactivity of the liver-yang marked by headache and vertigo, it is often used along with dried rehmannia root, achyranthes root and red ochre, as in Sweeping Down Decoction for Hypertension(Jian Ling Tang)...”
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