Vertigo is a health condition in which you experience the sensation of spinning of head and dizziness though you and your surroundings are stationery. It is usually associated with unsteadiness, vomiting, nausea, falls, change in the affected individual’s thoughts, and difficulties in walking easily. Recurrent episodes of vertigo may affect the quality of life of the person adversely. Vertigo can make it a quite frustrating experience of the affected individuals. Let’s learn more about it and how you can treat it with the safest treatment.
Vertigo: What Is It & Symptoms
Vertigo is a discomforting sensation that you or your surroundings are moving or spinning, even when you and your surroundings are stable. This discomforting feeling may be slightly and barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you may find it difficult to maintain your balance and do everyday tasks. The discomforting symptoms of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds or they may last much longer. But, in case of severe vertigo, your symptoms may be constant and last for several days making normal life very difficult. You may experience some other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, abnormal eye movements, and other discomforting symptoms related to vertigo depending on the prevailing or underlying disease condition.
Causes Of Vertigo:
Vertigo is not a disease but the symptom of an underline disease. So, its causative factor depends upon the underline disease. Most commonly, it occurs due to the disorders of the vestibular system, vestibular nerve, brainstem, or cerebellum. BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) is known to be the most common form of vertigo. Vertigo can develop due to numerous causes. Systemic causes of vertigo include head injury, multiple sclerosis, orthostatic hypotension, cardiovascular disorders, migraine, stroke, and other factors.
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Treatment Of Vertigo:
Treatment for vertigo depends on the type and severity of the problem and the underlying disease. Conventional treatment gives you temporary relief with lots of side-effects, and sometimes, the affected individual may even need to go for surgery. Instead of that, homeopathy can prevent it and offers a variety of remedies which are known to treat vertigo, regardless of its cause. And, a well-selected homeopathic remedy often cures the condition safely and effectively. Homeopathic medicines not only control the intensity and frequency of vertigo but also improve the general immunity of the patient. There are various homeopathic remedies for treating vertigo. A few of the effective homeopathic remedies are Aconite, Conium, Cocculus, Cyclamen, Bryonia, Gelsemium, Pulsatilla, Rhus Tox, Aesculus, Sulphur, Petroleum, Silicea, Tabacum, Secale Cor, Sabina, Thuja, Kali Iod, Graphites, and Natrum Carb.
So, if you suffer from any vertigo issues any time, make sure you consult a good and experienced homeopath for the most suitable and most effective medicines to get relief as soon as possible without experiencing any side-effects.
Written by Dr. Ishwari, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah