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Vertigo

Vertigo, or extreme bouts of dizziness, is a medical condition that affects a surprisingly large number of adults. If you have vertigo, you feel like the world is spinning around you. It is a very uncomfortable sensation for the affected, and it is necessary for you to take proper measures to feel better. At Total Body, our chiropractic medicine will help you with your vertigo treatment. Learn more about vertigo, including each symptom, different types of vertigo, different causes, and how a chiropractic adjustment can be beneficial.

Vertigo Symptoms:

Vertigo is technically a symptom on its own, not a condition. However, it is important to know each common symptom as well as the more severe signs of vertigo.

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Lightheadedness
  • Regular/Tension Headaches
  • Severe Headaches/Migraines
  • Ringing ears
  • Loss of Hearing

Different Types of Vertigo:

  • Peripheral Vertigo: Caused by inner ear problems, which affects balance.
  • Central Vertigo: Originates due to a brain problem.

Vertigo Causes:

A common cause of vertigo is a problem in the inner ear or an ear infection, and a simple head movement can trigger an episode. Vertigo can also be caused by poor neck alignment, a vitamin B12 deficiency, and dehydration. Although the cause of vertigo is usually simple, it is important to also be aware of other potential reasons for your pain.

Peripheral Vertigo Causes:

Central Vertigo Causes:

  • Specific Medicines
  • Stroke or Tumor
  • Blood Vessel Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Seizures

Vertigo Treatment:

Because of the varying causes of this condition, it is important to take a total body approach to finding solutions. Chiropractic treatment can help alleviate many of the symptoms of vertigo. Through special maneuvers and techniques, your chiropractor will work to get rid of the symptoms of vertigo quickly and effectively. Other than using a chiropractor for vertigo, also speak with your doctor for other appropriate treatments. With our chiropractic manipulation and amazing staff, our patients know what is is like to be cared for and feel relief, let us show you!

Total Body Chiropractic in Bend, Oregon specializes in non-invasive, drug-free chiropractic care for vertigo. If you have tried other treatments without success, it's time to try something different. Let us help you stop spinning and get control of your vertigo.