How To Prevent Vertigo From Recurrence?
Good morning doctor, I have long experienced vertigo almost every year appearing in the month of entering Ramadan or after Ramadan and the symptoms of vertigo can be more than two months and can gradually heal itself, this is very disturbing daily activities. Recently, what I did was drink oralit solution when the symptoms of vertigo appeared and managed to reduce whether the way I did have a bad impact on me or not, then the vertigo that I experienced was actually because of what? and are there any specific tips to cure this vertigo or reduce it? Thank you for your help.
Hello M Firdaus,
Vertigo is a dizzy spinning condition that can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and loss of balance. Vertigo can be caused by the following factors:
Disorders of the inner ear whose function is to regulate body balance. Migraine Vestibular neuritis Meniere's disease BPPV Brain malignancy History of head injury To diagnose vertigo doctors can perform anamnesis, physical examination, and investigations if needed such as CT scans, MRIs, and blood tests. Whereas vertigo management includes epley maneuvers, foster / half somersault maneuvers, consumption of drugs such as betahistine, vestibular rehabilitation therapy, and surgery if necessary for example in conditions of head injury and malignancy.
To help prevent recurrence of vertigo, you can do the following tips:
Avoid sudden movements If you start to feel symptoms of recurring vertigo, immediately sit up Use a higher pillow during sleep Turn on the lights when you wake up at night Avoid bending down Avoid stretching the neck Make sure nutrition and body fluids are met Avoid stress Regular mild exercise Associated with ORS, ORS intended to help prevent dehydration such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Actually it does not matter if you consume ORS at any time but if there is no dehydration, you better consume water.
If vertigo recurs very often, it never hurts to see a doctor directly so that further tests can be done to ascertain your condition and so you can get more optimal treatment, yes.
Hope it helps you,