There are two main types of vertigo: peripheral vertigo and central vertigo. Peripheral vertigo is caused by inner ear disorders that affect the parts of the inner ear responsible for balance and perceiving motion. Central vertigo describes cases of vertigo that are linked to disorders and diseases that affect the brain or brain stem.
- Q How do other illnesses affect vertigo and dizziness?
- Q What are the symptoms of physical instability?
- Q What is peripheral vertigo and dizziness?
- Q Are vertigo and dizziness life-threatening?
- Q What causes physical instability?
- Q What are the effects of vertigo?