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Understanding Vertigo : Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

WHAT IS VERTIGO ? Vertigo is a false sense of motion, spinning or feeling of imbalance. Sufferers often call it dizziness, imbalance, light-headedness. Often the imbalance is associated with nausea, vomiting or unsteadiness on walking. It may worsen when you move your head.  It is a fact that 20-40% people are affected by dizziness at …

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Understanding Vestibular Testing: Assessing Inner Ear Balance & Function

VESTIBULAR SYSTEM Vestibular system comprises of the inner ear’s vestibular organ, the associated nerves and centers in the brain. It is a complex system and helps the body to maintain a good balance and stability. SYMPTOMS Common vestibular symptoms include dizziness, vertigo and imbalance. Secondary symptoms may include nausea, ringing in the ears (or tinnitus), …

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