Vestibular Migraines: A Root Cause of Vertigo

Vestibular Migraines: A Root Cause of Vertigo

Vestibular migraines are a root cause of recurrent episodes of dizziness and vertigo spells for some people. Duration A vestibular migraine usually lasts for hours. In some cases, it can last for days. Frequency Most patients get vestibular migraines at a certain...
BPPV Recurrence

BPPV Recurrence

Brainstorm about BPPV Recurrence There is a fairly high rate of BPPV recurrence, especially in people with migraines. If you have previously suffered from vertigo, you may have been successfully treated for BPPV. Although BPPV can be successfully treated, it is never...
Vestibular Physical Therapy for People with Ménière’’s Disease

Vestibular Physical Therapy for People with Ménière’’s Disease

As a Vestibular PT (Physical Therapist), I can say vestibular physical therapy for Ménière’s Disease cannot help during an attack or prevent you from having a future attack of Ménière’s. Treatment of Meniere’s Disease Dietary management and...
Non-Vestibular Causes of Dizziness

Non-Vestibular Causes of Dizziness

Not all dizziness problems are caused by vestibular issues, in some cases, there are non-vestibular causes of dizziness. In this article, we will talk about some different causes of dizziness. Blood Sugar + Blood Pressure Levels If you are experiencing dizziness at...
Cardiovascular Disease and Vertigo: The Link

Cardiovascular Disease and Vertigo: The Link

Cardiovascular Disease and Vertigo: Is there a Link? People with underlying cardiovascular disease may experience symptoms of dizziness while sitting still and/or with activity. Often times we find that there is a link between cardiovascular disease and vertigo. This...
Depression and Dizziness

Depression and Dizziness

Depression and Dizziness: What is the Link? In this article, I discuss how depression and dizziness can be related. Depression can Contribute to Dizziness and Imbalance Patients who are experiencing depression may present with self-neglect and may fail to take...
Medications and Dizziness

Medications and Dizziness

Dizziness is a side effect of many prescription drug medications. Blurry vision is another common side effect of certain drugs. Dizziness leads to falls, so it’s important to get to the root cause of why you are feeling dizzy. Side effects of medications and dizziness...
How Bladder Problems Cause Dizziness

How Bladder Problems Cause Dizziness

In my experience, there are five specific ways that bladder problems cause dizziness. Purposeful Dehydration When people have bladder control problems, they do not drink enough water. Purposeful dehydration can help them avoid embarrassing accidents. This makes sense!...

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