It’s one thing to feel a bout of dizziness before, during, or after a workout, but imagine feeling dizzy for an entire day. We’re referring to vertigo, a condition in which you feel dizzy or off-balance as if the world is spinning around you. This condition can be temporary or long-term and though it affects men and women, it is most common among elderly patients.
Vertigo is often caused by an inner ear complication, but less often, vertigo may be associated with a head or neck injury, a stroke, certain medications, or migraine headaches. Treatment for vertigo typically depends on what’s causing it, but this is something that can be determined by your chiropractor.
Symptoms of Vertigo
Patients who have suffered from vertigo describe the symptoms of feeling:
Other symptoms that accompany vertigo include:
Chiropractic Treatment Methods for Vertigo
If you are prone to vertigo, it helps to avoid alcohol, cigarettes, fried foods or excessive amounts of salt, as these can be triggers. If you fall victim to this condition and need to seek help immediately, consider chiropractic care. The following methods are helpful in treating vertigo:
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