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 What is subjective vertigo and dizziness?
- Q Does vertigo and dizziness affect children differently than adults?
- Q What is central vertigo and dizziness?
- Q How common is dizziness?
- Q What are the symptoms of physical instability?
- Q When should I see a doctor about vertigo?