Suffering From Vertigo? Here Are Some Tips to Avoid Falls

Vertigo impacts millions of people all over the world, in different levels of severity. Vertigo poses a number of different risks. It can make completing day-to-day activities difficult, it can impact your overall quality of life, and it can put you at a greater risk for falls. The dizziness, blurred vision, and lightheadedness that often …

Vertigo and Travel? Here’s What You Should Know

Summer is upon us, which for many people, means it is the perfect time to start traveling. Travel is one of the best parts about summer. However, if you tend to struggle with dizziness and vertigo, the thought of traveling and all of the unexpectedness that can come with vacations can seem daunting. Many people …

Using Essential Oils for Vertigo

Essential oils have been used for centuries to help cure virtually any type of ailment you could image. These oils actually occur naturally in different parts of plants, such as their roots, stems, seeds and flowers and are responsible for giving plants their unique smell. When these oils are extracted, they can be used for …

Exercises That Can Actually Help With Your Vertigo

If you suffer with vertigo, then you know just how debilitating this condition is. While many people think of vertigo as just getting slightly dizzy from time-to-time, this condition can severely impact your quality of life and prevent you from doing the things that you want to do. While many people have heard of some …

What is the Dix-Hallpike Test?

If you are struggling with vertigo, then there are a number of different tests that your doctor may perform in order to determine the cause of your vertigo or what type of vertigo you may be dealing with. One of the many tests that your doctor may perform is known as the Dix-Hallpike test. If …

Sleep Apnea and Vertigo: What to Know

Vertigo has always been a relatively mysterious condition. One of the many connections that researchers have been looking into regarding vertigo is the correlation between this condition and sleep apnea. If you’ve ever wondered about the connection between these two conditions, here is everything you need to know about how they relate. Does Sleep Apnea …

Vertigo: Does Medicare Pay for Treatment

Vertigo is a common medical complaint in those who are over the age of 50. It’s a complex problem that may be caused by a number of different disorders. In many cases, no cause for vertigo is found. In order to investigate why a patient is suffering from vertigo attacks, doctors will often perform a …

Vertigo with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

I first experienced vertigo during a particularly difficult withdrawal from benzodiazepines. I was given Valium (diazepam) and Klonipin (clonazepam) by a doctor during a short bout of situational anxiety and insomnia and she kept me on them for over three years.  They wrecked my health and so I eventually had to get off of them.  …