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How can you avoid drugs that can trigger irritable bowel syndrome?

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Vertigo can be caused by many things:

  • Infection, such as the ones that cause the common cold or diarrhea, can cause temporary vertigo via an ear infection.
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is caused by movement of a tiny calcium particle the size of a grain of sand within the ear. It feels like your head is turning when it isn't. A two-minute therapy called the Epley maneuver, done in the doctor's office, can fix it in most cases.
  • Meniere's disease includes long-lasting episodes of severe vertigo. Other symptoms are tinnitus (ringing in the ear), hearing loss, and pressure or fullness in the ear.
  • Dandy's syndrome is a feeling of everything bouncing up and down. It can happen to people who take an antibiotic that is toxic to the ear. It usually improves over time.
  • Less common, deadly diseases can also cause vertigo, such as tumors or stroke.

SOURCES:
Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, author, American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion.
American College of Gastroenterology.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Mayo Clinic.
Jeffrey Roberts, founder and president, IBS Self Help and Support Group.
Lynn Jacks, founder, IBS support group, Summit, NJ.
Beth Schorr-Lesnick, MD, FACG, gastroenterologist, Montefiore Medical Center, New York.
GlaxoSmithKline.
National Center for Biotechnology Information.
MedlinePlus.
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 30, 2019

SOURCES:
Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, author, American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion.
American College of Gastroenterology.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Mayo Clinic.
Jeffrey Roberts, founder and president, IBS Self Help and Support Group.
Lynn Jacks, founder, IBS support group, Summit, NJ.
Beth Schorr-Lesnick, MD, FACG, gastroenterologist, Montefiore Medical Center, New York.
GlaxoSmithKline.
National Center for Biotechnology Information.
MedlinePlus.
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 30, 2019

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