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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Written by priyeshbanerjeept

Physiotherapist, Certified MFR therapist on a mission to provide one stop search destination for various diseases its symptoms,causes,diagnosis,treatment, physiotherapy management,rehabilitation with practical examples for aspiring physiotherapists,medical professionals and general public.

13 comments

  1. Sometimes when I am driving, and the car is stop on a traffic light or in a traffic jam- it feels like the car is moving backward, I am not sure if it is vertigo? Do I need to consult a doctor? It happens very seldom like once in 6 months or so.
    I am scared😭

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    1. thank you i too feel that people are not aware what actually is causing vertigo they ignore the reason behind it so i want to make them aware about the various causes so that they go for the treatment accordingly and get best possible outcome

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