Vertigo is the sensation that the room is moving or spinning,
or that the person is moving or spinning within the environment.
The term "dizziness" is often used for milder ... more about Vertigo.
Vertigo: The odd balance sensation of inappropriate spinning or movement of the environment.
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Symptoms of Vertigo
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Treatments for Vertigo
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Alternative Treatments for Vertigo
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Causes of Vertigo
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Disease Topics Related To Vertigo
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Vertigo: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Vertigo
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
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Clinical Trials for Vertigo
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Definitions of Vertigo:
Vertigo is a feeling of movement, a sensation as if the external world were revolving around the patient (objective vertigo) or as if he himself were revolving in space (subjective vertigo). Vertigo is medically distinct from dizziness, lightheadedness, and unsteadiness.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A reeling sensation; feeling about to fall
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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