Living With Vertigo & Dizziness

Living With Vertigo & Dizziness

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    If you have vertigo:
    • Rest and lie still during the vertigo attack.
    • Move your body slowly, especially when going from sitting to standing. Take steps to prevent falling.
    • Move your head slowly, especially when looking up or turning from side to side.
    • If you are vomiting, drink plenty of fluids.
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    When caring for someone with central vertigo and dizziness, it's important to remember that these symptoms can affect them physically, mentally, and emotionally. Vertigo and dizziness can interfere with their ability to perform certain tasks, requiring them to ask or need more assistance. They may also be more prone to unsteadiness, nausea, and vomiting. Providing help when they need to sit and stand can help them avoid falls. Depending upon the disorder of disease causing central vertigo and dizziness, you may need to help them with daily medications and doctor's appointments. Remember that symptoms can vary in type and severity. Make sure you're there to provide emotional support, and help them find other resources, like support groups.

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    The best way to manage your central vertigo on a daily basis is to be aware of the circumstances that trigger episodes of vertigo and dizziness. For example, avoid sudden head movements and activities that can compromise your balance. Use a walking stick or cane to counter any imbalance you may feel. Sit or lie down when you feel lightheaded, or dizzy. Because vertigo and dizziness can also affect your emotional and mental health, it's important to seek support from friends, family, or a support group. Understanding and talking about your vertigo and dizziness are good ways to manage both symptoms.

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    The best way to manage your peripheral vertigo on a daily basis is to be aware of the circumstances that trigger episodes of vertigo and dizziness. For example, avoid sudden head movements and activities that can compromise your balance. Use a walking stick or cane to counter any imbalance you may feel. Sit or lie down when you feel lightheaded, or dizzy. Because vertigo and dizziness can also affect your emotional and mental health, it's important to seek support from friends, family, or a support group. Understanding and talking about your vertigo and dizziness are good ways to manage both symptoms.

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    When caring for someone with vertigo and dizziness, it's important to remember that these conditions can affect people physically, mentally, and emotionally. Vertigo and dizziness can interfere with their ability to perform certain tasks, requiring them to ask or need more assistance. They may also be more prone to unsteadiness, nausea, and vomiting. Providing help when they need to sit and stand can help them avoid falls. Depending upon the cause of their vertigo and dizziness, you may need to help them with their daily medications and doctor's appointments. Remember that symptoms can vary in type and severity. Make sure you're there to provide emotional support, and help them find other resources, like support groups.

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    The best way to manage your vertigo on a daily basis is to be aware of the circumstances that trigger episodes of vertigo and dizziness. For example, avoid sudden head movements and activities that can compromise your balance. Use a walking stick or cane to counter any imbalance you may feel. Sit or lie down when you become lightheaded or dizzy. Because vertigo and dizziness can also affect your emotional and mental health, it's important to seek support from friends, family, or a support group. Understanding and talking about your disorder are good ways to manage the stress and life-style change linked to your vertigo and dizziness.

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    When caring for someone with vertigo and dizziness it's important to remember that these symptoms can affect them physically, mentally, and emotionally. Vertigo and dizziness can interfere with their ability to perform certain tasks, requiring them to ask or need more assistance. They may also be more prone to unsteadiness, nausea, and vomiting. Providing help when they need to sit and stand can help them avoid falls.

    Depending upon the cause of their vertigo and dizziness, you may need to help them with daily medications and doctor's appointments. Remember that symptoms can vary in type and severity. Make sure you're there to provide emotional support, and help them find other resources, like support groups.

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    The best way to manage your vertigo and dizziness on a daily basis is to be aware of the circumstances that trigger your symptoms. For example, avoid sudden head movements, standing and sitting too quickly. Avoid activities that can compromise your balance. Use a walking stick or cane to counter any imbalance you may feel. Sit or lie down when you feel lightheaded, or dizzy. Because vertigo and dizziness can also affect your emotional and mental health, it's important to seek support from friends, family, or a support group.

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    When caring for someone with vertigo and dizziness it's important to remember that these conditions can affect people physically, mentally, and emotionally. Vertigo and dizziness can interfere with their ability to perform certain tasks, requiring them to ask or need more assistance. They may also be more prone to unsteadiness, nausea, and vomiting. Providing help when they need to sit and stand can help them avoid falls. Depending upon the cause of their vertigo and dizziness, you may need to help them with their daily medications and doctor's appointments. Remember that symptoms can vary in type and severity. Make sure you're there to provide emotional support, and help them find other resources, like support groups.

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    The best way to manage your vertigo on a daily basis is to be aware of the circumstances that trigger episodes of vertigo and dizziness. For example, avoid sudden head movements and activities that can compromise your balance. Use a walking stick or cane to counter any imbalance you may feel. Sit or lie down when you become lightheaded or dizzy. Because vertigo and dizziness can also affect your emotional and mental health, it's important to seek support from friends, family, or a support group. Understanding and talking about your disorder are good ways to manage the stress and lifestyle change linked to your vertigo and dizziness.