Marlowe & Marrs Ear, Nose & Throat - Center for Hearing, headed up by Dr. Andrew Marlowe and Dr. Chad Marrs, provides expert diagnosis and treatment for a range of balance issues for the Sarasota community in Florida.
Vertigo is experienced when a person feels like they or the objects around them are spinning, creating a dizzying or off-balance sensation. Vertigo is often followed by nausea, sweating, heaving, or disorientation.
Vertigo is usually caused by an inner ear problem. Most inner ear issues are harmless and include:
Non-ear causes of vertigo may include:
Testing for vertigo includes patient-report of symptoms, as well as 2 primary tests that detect irregular eye movement:
Treatment for vertigo ranges depending on the causes and can include:
Other non-surgical Options
In many cases, vertigo doesn't require treatment and may gradually or suddenly disappear. This is due the brain's ability to adapt to inner ear changes and regain homeostasis (a return to a stable state).
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