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VERTIGO


If you feel like you're spinning for no reason, you have vertigo. This dizziness can be a nuisance, but it's usually not a sign of anything serious. It can interrupt your day. And it can put you at risk for falling.

Causes

Vertigo is related to your inner ear, which helps you keep your balance. Vertigo can be caused by a buildup of tiny calcium particles that float around in the fluid in your inner ear. It may also be linked to problems with the pressure in your inner ear. Pressure changes can be caused by an infection or other issue.


10 Common Symptoms

1: Tinnitus 2: Headaches / Migraines 3: Loss Of Balance 4: Spinning Head 5: Nausea 6: Sweating 7: Double Vision 8: Twitching / Muscle Spasm 9: Walking at an Angle 10: Slurred Speech

Treatment

Treatment depends on the cause of your vertigo. If yours is caused by calcium particles in your inner ear, a series of specific head movements can reposition these particles and keep them from bothering you.

You may also benefit from other options. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that is right for you. To schedule an appointment call (910) 295-6868 or visit our website at



www.pinehurstneurology.com

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