Causes of Vertigo

Vertigo is a symptom where you feel a sensation as if you , or the environment around you, is moving or spinning . It feels like a spinning or swaying movement, may be associated with nausea, vomiting, sweating, or walking difficulties.

In this Blog we will list various causative factors responsible for vertigo , so that you may rule out what is the actual reason behind your vertigo.

BENINGN PAROXYMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO

CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS (MOST COMMON CAUSE)

LABYRINTHITIS

VESTIBULAR NEURONITIS

MIGRAINE

LATERAL MEDULLARY SYNDROME

MENIERE’S SYNDROME

SUPERIOR CANAL DEHISCENCE SYNDROME

CHIARI MALFORMATIONS

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

STROKE

BRAIN TUMORS

FAMILIAL ATAXIA SYNDROME

ACOUSTIC NEUROMA

VESTIBULAR PAROXYMIA

PERILYMPH FISTULA

CHOLESTEATOMA

OTOSCLEROSIS

HERPES ZOSTER OTICUS

AMINOGLYCOSIDE OTOTOXICITY

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

In the next blog we will discuss about various physical and home based techniques used to relieve vertigo.

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