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How is central vertigo treated?

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Finding out the root cause of the vertigo and treating it is the only way to manage central vertigo. If migraines are the cause, for instance, medication and reducing your stress may help.

For some ongoing conditions, such as multiple sclerosis and some tumors, treatment may consist of managing the symptoms. This may include medicines for nausea and drugs that help lessen the sensation of movement.

From: Types of Vertigo WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Medical Treatment of Vertigo."

Vestibular Disorders Association: "Living with a Vestibular Disorder."

Gacek, R. , July 2013. ORL: Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Hanley, K. October 2002. The British Journal of General Practice,

Labuguen, R. , Jan. 15, 2006. American Family Physician

Nguyen-Huynh, A. , October 2012. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America

Swartz, R. , March 2005. American Family Physician

Thompson, T. , Spring 2009. The Ochsner Journal

University of California, Irvine Medical School: "Vertigo."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

SOURCES:

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Medical Treatment of Vertigo."

Vestibular Disorders Association: "Living with a Vestibular Disorder."

Gacek, R. , July 2013. ORL: Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Hanley, K. October 2002. The British Journal of General Practice,

Labuguen, R. , Jan. 15, 2006. American Family Physician

Nguyen-Huynh, A. , October 2012. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America

Swartz, R. , March 2005. American Family Physician

Thompson, T. , Spring 2009. The Ochsner Journal

University of California, Irvine Medical School: "Vertigo."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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