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What does the treatment for vertigo depend on?

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Treatment for vertigo depends on what's causing it. In many cases, vertigo goes away without any treatment. This is because your brain is able to adapt, at least in part, to the inner ear changes, relying on other mechanisms to maintain balance.

From: Vertigo WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Vestibular Disorders Association: "Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis."

UpToDate: "Patient information: Dizziness and vertigo."

Fife, T.D. , 2008. Neurology

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo."

Bhattacharyya, N. , 2008. Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery

Hilton, M.P. Cochrane Summaries.

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Meniere's Disease."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on December 22, 2018

SOURCES:

Vestibular Disorders Association: "Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis."

UpToDate: "Patient information: Dizziness and vertigo."

Fife, T.D. , 2008. Neurology

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo."

Bhattacharyya, N. , 2008. Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery

Hilton, M.P. Cochrane Summaries.

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Meniere's Disease."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on December 22, 2018

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