Vertigo is a symptom that can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds, or may last much longer.

If you have severe vertigo, your symptoms may  last for several days.

Other symptoms associated with vertigo :

  • loss of balance – which can make it difficult to stand or walk
  • feeling sick or being sick
  • dizziness

Systems that help with our balance are :

  • a vestibular system ( to move and not fall),
  • a sensorimotor control system ( control senses- hearing and sight),
  •  the system responsible for touch – the proprioception system.

The inner ears :

  •  help with our vision
  •  helps us with identification with space

6 Ways to Getting Rid of Vertigo

1. Reduce Stress

  •  get rest
  • sleep well
  • exercise
  • spend free time outdoors, meditation, exercise, yoga, essential oils and warm baths.

2. Get Enough Rest Too but Also Be Active

  •  Sleep enough ( 7 – 8 hours) every night
  •  sleep with two pillows
  • sleep with a slightly raised head
  • always get up slowly once you wake up, or sit for a minute before you get out of bed
  • by sitting  your ears and also your head  get accustomed.

3. Stay Hydrated and Maintain a Healthy Diet

  • have  a rich-nutrient diet
  • consume more anti-inflammatory foods: vegetables especially leafy greens( lowering potassium), lean protein clean sources ( pasture-raised poultry, grass-fed meat and cage-free eggs, fats but healthy sources ( extra-virgin olive oil, coconut oil, and wild fish), fruit (avocado and bananas)
  • reduce the alcohol and caffeine on a daily basis
  • drink water.

4. Head Maneuvers – CRP

  • always do this with a doctor
  • the technique is series of body and head movements to clean canals found in the inner ear chamber
  • four positions  you need to do as long as you have the symptoms or for thirty to forty-five seconds
  • another position  is where you hold your head fixed for twenty seconds
  • do this when the symptoms stop.


5. Physical Therapy

  • the vestibular system sends information to the brain; the information is in the form of nerve impulses
  • the therapy  maintains the senses to work with the organs and the balance to be re-established
  • physical therapy can increase your movement and flexibility, your motion and its range and can increase your strength
  • if you can’t sleep properly, this exercises will help you.

6. Consult Your Doctor About Other Causes of Dizziness

  • if you feel dizzy, that does not necessarily mean  vertigo
  • consult your doctor and do a blood test to confirm
  • certain medications cause or make your dizziness worse like supplements in high amounts, medications for your blood pressure and drugs that are anti-anxiety.

Tips to manage your symptoms in the time you have them:

  •  sit down and rest.
  • don’t exercising or driving
  • consult your doctor whether you should use a cane to help you with the balance
  • in the night  try not to get up fast and always have good light

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