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 is peripheral vertigo and dizziness?
- Q What type of doctor would I see for dizziness and shaking?
- Q What are the effects of vertigo?
- Q What is dizziness?
- Q What is objective vertigo and dizziness?