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Vertigo: Introduction

Vertigo: 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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Vertigo is available below.

Symptoms of Vertigo

Treatments for Vertigo

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Vertigo:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Vertigo?

Vertigo: Related Patient Stories

Vertigo: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Vertigo.

Alternative Treatments for Vertigo

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Vertigo may include:

Causes of Vertigo

More information about causes of Vertigo:

Disease Topics Related To Vertigo

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Vertigo:

Vertigo: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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 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 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 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 ( 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 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 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 more »

Vertigo: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

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Vertigo: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Vertigo: Animations

Research about Vertigo

Visit our research pages for current research about Vertigo treatments.

Clinical Trials for Vertigo

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Vertigo include:

Vertigo: Broader Related Topics

Vertigo Message Boards

Related forums and medical stories:

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Vertigo, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

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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