In the first 2 to 3 days
For the first 2 to 3 days
vestibular neuritis when
vertigo symptoms are most intense, bed rest and
keeping your head still may make the vertigo easier to cope with.
If your vertigo lasts longer
If the vertigo
symptoms last more than a few days, you may want to try the
Brandt-Daroff exercise for vertigo. For this exercise, you move your head
and body slowly from side to side. Activity may help the brain ignore false
signals of motion more quickly. It is especially important to move your head as
you normally would and to avoid holding it completely still, so that your body
can adjust. Bed rest may help prevent attacks of vertigo, but it usually
increases the time it takes for the body to adjust.
also balance exercises you can do at home to help control your vertigo. For
more information, see:
- Vertigo: Balance exercises.