Visual vertigo, motion sickness, and disorientation in vehicles - Bronstein AM, Golding JF, Gresty MA.
Environmental circumstances that result in ambiguity or conflict with the patterns of sensory stimulation may adversely affect the vestibular system. The effect of this conflict in sensory information may be dizziness, a sense of imbalance, nausea, and mot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Analyze causes and results of VNG examinations in patients with vertigo and balance disorders in the private ENT practice - Polaczkiewicz L, Olszewski J.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study was to attempt to analyze the most common causes leading to dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders according to gender and age. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Analysis of medical records and evaluation of VNG tests were performe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Traumatic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo caused by cannon fire - Kauffman RD.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of vestibular vertigo. BPPV is characterised by brief episodes of vertigo that occur with movement of the head. Almost a quarter of cases of BPPV have a traumatic cause, but no cases of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Woman, 37, has vertigo for four days after standing near a cannon at a Civil War re-enactment
A woman was treated in Bellefontaine, Ohio, after she developed vertigo when a cannon blast knocked loose sensitive crystals in her ear. A doctor cured her with a simple head manoeuvre. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huey Lewis reveals he was 'suicidal' when he began to lose his hearing
What began with a harrowing vertigo spell 35 years ago turned out to be Ménière's disease, a condition that periodically and unpredictably robs the singer of hearing and left him suicidal for months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The spinning chair that can help to end dizzy spells: Space-age seat that is used to treat vertigo 
The futuristic TRV chair spins patients like they are on a rollercoaster to help treat feelings of dizziness and vertigo. The movement helps to dislodge crystals in the ear causing the sensation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evolution of vestibular disorders in older adults: from young-old to middle-old to oldest-old - Jeng YJ, Young YH.
This study investigated the evolution of vestibular disorders in dizzy older adults from young-old to middle-old to oldest-old individuals, which has been less examined in detail so far. METHODS: A total of 3714 older patients with vertigo/diz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Allergies and dizziness: What's the link?
Allergies can cause vertigo, but this is rare. In this article, we look at how dizziness, vertigo, and allergies are linked, and whether or not treating allergy symptoms can help resolve vertigo. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation May Head Off Migraine With Vertigo Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation May Head Off Migraine With Vertigo
External trigeminal nerve stimulation may be an effective treatment for acute vestibular migraine even when applied well into an attack, a small study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

12 Innovations That Will Change Health Care and Medicine in the 2020s
Pocket-size ultrasound devices that cost 50 times less than the machines in hospitals (and connect to your phone). Virtual reality that speeds healing in rehab. Artificial intelligence that’s better than medical experts at spotting lung tumors. These are just some of the innovations now transforming medicine at a remarkable pace. No one can predict the future, but it can at least be glimpsed in the dozen inventions and concepts below. Like the people behind them, they stand at the vanguard of health care. Neither exhaustive nor exclusive, the list is, rather, representative of the recasting of public health and medic...
Source: TIME: Health - October 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized HealthSummit19 technology Source Type: news

What Causes Vertigo and How You Can Treat It
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Source: AARP.org News - October 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about cervical vertigo
Vertigo refers to a sensation of dizziness or spinning. Cervical vertigo refers to vertigo that results from a certain neck posture or movement. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Quick, Noninvasive Treatment for Migraine, Vertigo
Quick, Noninvasive Approach Promising for Migraine With Vertigo (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Quick, Noninvasive Approach Promising for Migraine With Vertigo Quick, Noninvasive Approach Promising for Migraine With Vertigo
Noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation provides rapid relief of vertigo and headache in patients with acute vestibular migraine, results of a small study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New Hope Against a 'Dizzying' Form of Migraine
Stimulating the vagus nerve appears to calm down centers in the brain that cause migraine and vertigo. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electrical stimulation that zaps away cluster headaches may also relieve vertigo
The non-invasive device, called GammaCore (pictured being used), is already available on the NHS in England to relieve cluster headaches and is also approved for 'typical' migraines in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Hope Against a'Dizzying' Form of Migraine
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25, 2019 -- People who suffer bouts of vertigo and dizziness may be suffering from a type of migraine for which treatments rarely work. But a new, preliminary study of 18 such patients found that stimulating the vagus nerve in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exposure to Insecticide Might Explain'Sonic Attack' in Cuba
TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 -- In 2016, American and Canadian diplomats in Cuba complained of vertigo, ringing in the ears, pain, blurred vision, dizziness, and memory and concentration problems. The U.S. feared a Cuban-directed " sonic attack. " Cuba... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Exposure to Insecticide Might Explain Cuba'Sonic Attack' In 2016, American and Canadian diplomats in Cuba complained of vertigo, ringing in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Balance, gait and dizziness in adult cochlear implant users: a cross sectional study - Murray D, Viani L, Garvan J, Murphy A, Vance R, Simoes-Franklin C, Smith J, Meldrum D.
Objective: Cochlear implantation is associated with vestibular impairment due to the close proximity of the structures. The aim of the study was to quantify dizziness/vertigo, gaze instability, balance and gait problems in a sample of adult cochlear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: How do I shake off my shingles?  
A 74-year-old reader asks DR ELLIE CANNON about possible alternative treatments for shingles after the medication prescribed by her doctor left them with severe vertigo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition that commonly causes dizziness. Specific head movements may trigger symptoms, but people can usually treat BPPV with exercises and medication. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Earthquake shook L.A. skyscrapers so hard some got vertigo
Data from seismic sensors in buildings across Southern California show how the 7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake produced surprisingly long periods of shaking in some areas. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - August 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

How Do You Treat Positional Vertigo?
A common type of dizziness can be treated with a simple head maneuver. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Klasco, M.D. Tags: Vertigo Head (Body Part) Source Type: news

Dizziness, vertigo and unsteadiness with emphasis on problems in  elderly patients - Westhofen M.
Gait disturbance and risk for falls of the elderly are a major problem for neurotologic diagnosis and treatment. Diagnostic differentiation especially in the case of acute vestibular syndrome and in cases of chronic or recurrent paroxysmal vestibular defic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Balance control of children and adolescents suffering from vertigo symptoms: in what way posturography is helpful in clinical evaluation of vestibular system pathology? - Szczerbik E, Iwanicka-Pronicka K, Syczewska M, Kalinowska M, Graff K.
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to determine balance parameters in a group of young patients with vertigo symptoms and to verify posturography helpfulness in clinical evaluation of vestibular system pathology. METHODS: 77 children and adolescents... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Proteome of normal human perilymph and perilymph from people with disabling vertigo - Lin HC, Ren Y, Lysaght AC, Kao SY, Stankovic KM.
The vast majority of hearing loss, the most common sensory impairment, and vertigo, which commonly causes falls, both reflect underlying dysfunction of inner ear cells. Perilymph sampling can thus provide molecular cues to hearing and balance disorders. Wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Standard reference values of the postural control in healthy young female adults in Germany: an observational study - Ohlendorf D, Doerry C, Fisch V, Schamberger S, Erbe C, W.e EM, Groneberg DA.
OBJECTIVE: Many people of all ages suffer from vertigo due to different reasons. The comparison of patient data with standard values can highlight deteriorations or changes in postural control and thus indicate, for example, an increased risk of falling. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

At-Home Video Goggles Provide Early, Accurate Vertigo Diagnosis At-Home Video Goggles Provide Early, Accurate Vertigo Diagnosis
Vertigo can be difficult to diagnose because an episode is usually over by the time patients reach the clinic. Video goggles worn at home may enable earlier, more accurate diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 4, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Goggles That Record Nystagmus Could Help Diagnose Vertigo
THURSDAY, May 16, 2019 -- Teaching patients to wear goggles when symptomatic to videorecord nystagmus can assist with the diagnosis of episodic vestibular disorders, according to a proof-of-concept study published online May 15 in Neurology. Allison... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes dizziness when lying down?
Dizziness while lying down, or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, has many causes, including head injuries, diabetes, and migraines. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray For Depression
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s esketamine on Tuesday for treatment-resistant depression; the drug is the chemical cousin of ketamine, the powerful anesthetic that has been used illegally as the club drug Special K. It will be sold as Spravato. More specifically, it’s for patients who have tried at least two other medications without success, and it should be taken with an oral antidepressant. Esketamine will be sold as Spravato. (Image credit:Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.) “There has been a longstanding need for additional effective treatments for ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local CNN Depression Dr. Mallika Marshall Esketamine Special K Spravato Source Type: news

Woman with disorder which causes her to pass out is 'trampled on the Underground after commuters'
Kelly Boyson, of Berkshire, suffers from extreme vertigo and tinnitus due to M énière's disease. She wants to raise awareness of invisible illnesses after being refused help in public. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with disorder which causes her to pass out is 'trampled on the Underground after commuters'
Kelly Boyson, of Berkshire, suffers from extreme vertigo and tinnitus due to Ménière's disease. She wants to raise awareness of invisible illnesses after being refused help in public. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I've breathed in some crazy things from outer space' – Katie Paterson's cosmic art
The artist who once sent a meteorite back into orbit is now looking for the heavenly in Turner ’s paintings, in a show that explodes with moonlight and gamma ray confettiThe confetti cannon is set to go off every two weeks, firing out 3,216 pieces of paper, each colour-coded to match the gamma ray bursts that destroy entire galaxies. Nearby, a spinning wheel contains all the colours of the universe – today’s is “cosmic latte”. Elsewhere in Katie Paterson’s new show, there’s a lightbulb that emits “moonlight”, an LP that turns at the speed of the Earth (one rotation a da...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Installation Art Art and design Culture Space Astronomy The moon Science JMW Turner Source Type: news

Hairdresser whose brain is 'slipping from her skull' is desperately fundraising £300,000 for surgery
Sarah Jackson, 30, had just moved to Australia in 2013 when she developed severe vertigo that left her barely able to stand. After returning to Essex, she was diagnosed with chiari malformation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crickets could be behind the Cuba 'sonic attack' mystery, scientists say
When a number of US diplomats and their families in Cuba reported hearing bizarre noises in 2016 and 2017-- and experienced a range of symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and pain and ringing in the ears -- US Department of State officials feared they might have fallen victim to an "acoustic attack" by sonic devices. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delayed presentation of neck arteries dissection, caused by water slide activity - Alboudi AM, Sarathchandran P, Geblawi SS.
A 16-year-old Korean boy presented with acute onset vertigo, dysphagia and gait ataxia of 16  hours duration. He had history of headache and neck pain along with transient vertigo during a water slide ride 12 days before presentation. CT brain showed left... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factor of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in trauma patients: a retrospective analysis using Korean trauma database - Kim M, Lee DS, Hong TH, Joo Cho H.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a comorbid condition prevalent in patients recovering from trauma. Due to the paucity of studies investigating the etiology of this condition, the present study sought to analyze the high-risk group of BPPV pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What is behind cerebellar vertigo and dizziness? - Feil K, Strobl R, Schindler A, Krafczyk S, Goldschagg N, Frenzel C, Glaser M, Sch öberl F, Zwergal A, Strupp M.
The differential diagnosis of vertigo or dizziness as a result of cerebellar disorders can be difficult as many patients with a cerebellar pathology do not present with the full spectrum of cerebellar signs. The main goal of this study was to describe the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A link between migraines and gastrointestinal problems?
In young children, several syndromes that cause gastrointestinal symptoms are also associated with migraines. These syndromes can cause episodes of vomiting (cyclical vomiting), abdominal pain (abdominal migraine) and dizziness (benign paroxysmal vertigo). They're often called childhood periodic syndromes or episodic syndromes that may be associated with migraine. Although these syndromes usually aren't accompanied by head [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Dizziness, vertigo, and mental health comorbidity in Gulf War veterans - Fox A, Riska K, Tseng CL, McCarron K, Satcher S, Osinubi O, Helmer D.
BACKGROUND: Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a chronic condition involving symptoms across multiple body systems. Previous research has implicated the vestibular system as a potential underlying factor in the symptoms experienced by veterans with GWI, due in part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is labyrinthitis?
Labyrinthitis is a condition that can occur when a cold, the flu, or a middle ear infection spreads to the inner ear. It can cause nausea, vertigo, dizziness, and hearing problems. Although symptoms often clear up on their own within a few weeks, it is important to see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Balance control during stance and gait after cochlear implant surgery - Stieger C, Siemens X, Honegger F, Roushan K, Bodmer D, Allum J.
BACKGROUND: After cochlear implant (CI) surgery, some patients experience vertigo, dizziness and/or deficits in vestibulo-ocular reflexes. However, little is known about the effect of CI surgery on balance control. Therefore, we examined differences in sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Natural remedies for low blood pressure
(Natural News) You may be familiar with high blood pressure, but what about low blood pressure? Hypotension, another name for low blood pressure, is linked to various health problems, and can cause side effects like: Chronic fatigue Dizziness Fainting Poor circulation Vertigo Weak arteries Low blood pressure is often characterized by blood pressure readings of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is meclizine?
Meclizine oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat vertigo (a condition that causes you to feel like you or the room is spinning). Meclizine oral tablet is only available as a generic drug. It doesn ’t have a brand-name version. Learn about meclizine’s side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Artificial neural network now capable of finding medication complaints in social networks
(Kazan Federal University) 'Cannot get asleep all night', 'a little giddy' and other complaints in social networks can now be translated into formal medical terms, such as insomnia or vertigo. The task of comparing syndromes mentioned by patients and specific medical terms is called the normalization of medical concepts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Adherence to guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is improving but remains suboptimal among ambulatory-care physicians, according to a new survey.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

A simple culprit for hearing issues and vertigo: Earwax
Of all the indignities that come with aging, excessive earwax may be the most insidious. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Subacute carbon monoxide poisoning presenting as vertigo and fluctuating low frequency hearing loss - Seale B, Ahanger S, Hari C.
We describe a case of 38-year-old lady prese... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news