Vertigo Is Considered Benign, But That Doesn’t Mean You Should Live with It

Vertigo is one of the most common conditions experienced by those 40 and over. In fact, about 40% of people who live past the age of 40 will experience the condition at one time or another. However, since it is considered a benign condition, most doctors will just provide medication in an attempt to keep it under [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:26:37+00:00May 16th, 2016|Dizziness, Ménière's disease, Vertigo|

Is Vestibular Neuronitis Affecting You?

Is Vestibular Neuronitis Affecting You? Vestibular neuronitis is characterized by the following: Severe vertigo attack Nystagmus (eye jerking movements) Nausea or vomiting Symptoms persisting for between 7-10 days With vestibular neuronitis, hearing is unaffected. The duration of these symptoms can be incredibly frustrating. Traditional management involves medication and potential vestibular rehabilitation if there are residual balance issues. [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:23:51+00:00May 9th, 2016|Always Tired, Dizziness, Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Vertigo|

Dizziness in Children in Honolulu, HI

Vertigo and dizziness are not commonly associated with children; however, it is more prevalent than most think. According to the NIH, over 1 in 20 children in the United States have experienced balance issues or dizziness. (1) When these symptoms present in children, it is essential to determine their cause. A few sources of childhood [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:23:26+00:00March 28th, 2016|Children, Dizziness, Dizzy, Kids, Ménière's disease, Vertigo|

Vertigo Sources in Honolulu

The onset of a vertigo attack can be incredibly stressful. Often, symptoms can come on with no apparent cause. It is important to understand the potential sources of episodes. They include the following - Head injuries – car accidents, concussions, other traumas Heart disease High blood pressure Recent ear infection Certain medications – certain types [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:49:38+00:00February 29th, 2016|Dizziness, Dizzy, Ménière's disease, Vertigo|

Meniere’s Disease Relief in Honolulu, HI

Meniere's disease can cause you to not be able to carry out your daily activities. The dizziness alone can rob you of your day. Meniere's disease differs from traditional vertigo. It has 3 components: Severe vertigo Hearing loss (typically lower frequencies) Ringing in the ear (known as tinnitus)   A Meniere's episode typically lasts 1-6 [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:24:24+00:00January 18th, 2016|Dizziness, Ménière's disease, Vertigo|

Vertigo Relief in Honolulu

Vertigo sufferers know firsthand how an attack can ruin everyday life. It can be incredibly difficult to finish household tasks, stay focused at work, or even walk. Chronic vertigo can create frustration among patients due to the difficulty of finding its underlying cause. (1) Balance relies on three inputs (2): Your eyes Your inner ears [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:14:00+00:00December 14th, 2015|Dizziness, Vertigo|

Dizziness, Vertigo, and Your Neck?

Does your vertigo affect your life? Over 35% of American adults over age 40 reported having some form of dizziness. (1) It can be frustrating to describe your symptoms to your family and friends. Dizziness has many different causes. There are 3 body parts that contribute to proper balance:  Inner ear/brain structure Eyes Information from [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:33:15+00:00November 16th, 2015|Dizziness, Vertigo|

Is The Cause of Your Vertigo in Your Neck?

Vertigo is a very specific type of dizziness.  It is the sensation of spinning that comes on suddenly.  It can come and go quickly, or it can last for hours.  Along with the feeling of dizziness, people undergoing a vertigo attack can also experience headaches, nausea or vomiting, and vision changes.  These attacks can range [...]

By |2018-06-28T01:17:34+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Dizziness, Vertigo|

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): What Is the Cause?

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition that results in sudden dizziness. Episodes can be brief and mild but also may be extreme and debilitating at times. When someone has BPPV, any of the following symptoms are possible: The feeling that the world around you is spinning Difficulty maintaining balance Lightheadedness A lack of [...]

By |2018-06-27T09:01:28+00:00October 12th, 2015|Dizziness, Vertigo|

Vertigo Naturally Relieved in Honolulu, Hawaii

Have you ever sat up or stood up quickly and immediately experienced vertigo with no explainable cause? Are there times when the slightest movement can throw off your balance or make you extra sensitive to sounds and bright light? If you experience these changes or if the accompanying vision effects that are starting to control [...]

By |2018-06-27T09:05:36+00:00August 31st, 2015|Dizziness, Vertigo|