Vertigo & Dizziness Affect On The Body

Vertigo & Dizziness Affect On The Body

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    Central vertigo and dizziness are symptoms of a disorder or disease that is affecting the brain or brain stem. Both vertigo and dizziness can affect your sense of motion and balance and ability to perform some activities such as driving. Central vertigo and dizziness can make you feel nauseous or woozy and lead to vomiting.

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    Peripheral vertigo and dizziness are symptoms of a disorder that is affecting the inner ear that controls balance. Both vertigo and dizziness can affect your sense of motion and balance and ability to perform some activities such as driving. Peripheral vertigo and dizziness can make you feel nauseous or woozy and lead to vomiting.

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    Vertigo and dizziness affect your perception of motion and balance. Objective vertigo affects the brain's perception of motion, causing you to feel that your surroundings are spinning. Dizziness affects your balance, causing you to feel lightheaded, woozy, or nauseous.

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    Vertigo and dizziness do not cause hearing loss. Loss of hearing is due to inner ear conditions that can also trigger vertigo and dizziness. Vertigo, dizziness, and hearing loss are common symptoms of Meniere's disease and should be treated to avoid long term damage to your hearing.

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    In most cases, there are few serious complications due to vertigo and dizziness. Frequent nausea leading to vomiting is a concern because it can lead to dehydration. Dehydration can be fatal if left untreated.

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    Nystagmus, irregular eye movements, can occur during episodes of vertigo and dizziness. Irregular eyes movements occur because of a condition affecting the parts of the inner ears and brain that control balance. As the head moves during vertigo and dizziness, the eyes may have difficulty focusing. Depending upon the cause of your vertigo and dizziness, your vision can become blurred, double, or limited.

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    Vertigo and dizziness can affect your balance and motion. You may have difficulty standing, maintaining your balance, and walking. Spinning and lightheadedness can lead to nausea and vomiting. During episodes of vertigo and dizziness, driving and operating machinery should be avoided.

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    Vertigo and dizziness affect your perception of motion and balance. Subjective vertigo affects the brain's perception of motion causing you to feel that you spinning. Dizziness affects your balance, causing you to feel lightheaded, woozy, or nauseous.