Can subjective vertigo and dizziness be prevented?

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Vertigo and dizziness that is caused by motion sickness can sometimes be prevented. Treating ear infections, viral infections, colds, and other disorders that affect your ears, balance, and vision can help prevent vertigo and dizziness. Dizziness triggered by dehydration, poor eating habits, fatigue, or stress can also be prevented with lifestyle changes. Eating a well-balanced diet and regular exercise are the best ways to help prevent disorders and diseases that can cause vertigo and dizziness.

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Vertigo & Dizziness

Vertigo & Dizziness

Vertigo is a feeling that you are spinning or that your surroundings are spinning around you. There are two main types of vertigo. Peripheral vertigo affects the parts of the inner ear responsible for balance and perceiving motion...

. Central vertigo cases are linked to disorders and diseases that affect the brain or brain stem. An episode of vertigo and ringing in the ears could indicate a condition called Meniere's disease. Dizziness is a common problem that can increase with age. It may also be caused by dehydration, poor eating habits, fatigue or stress. See your doctor to rule out any concerns. Learn more about preventing and treating dizziness and vertigo with expert advice from Sharecare.
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