Vertigo, nausea and dizziness

Vertigo, nausea and dizziness can be a very common and debilitating condition. In order to help someone suffering from these conditions its extremely important to be able to differentiate between them. 

 

Some important questions that need answer are:

1. Do you feel like you're spinning or is the world spinning?

2. How long does the sensation of spinning last?

3. Is the sensation made worse with head movements?

4. What direction do you feel you're moving or the environment is moving?

Epley's Maneuver: 

Is one of the most common maneuvers use for individuals suffering from vertigo caused by BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo). Other maneuvers that are similar in principal but for different affects ear canals would be the BBQ roll. 

The more knowledgable your healthcare provider is on inner ear and brain function, the more likely they will be able to help you.