Dizziness & Vertigo (Neuro-otology)

Vertigo is a kind of dizziness in which the patient feels that he / she is rolling or the world is rolling around the patient. You may feel like you have to hold onto something to not fall down. “Vertigo is a miserable condition

Cause: the balance system uses sensory input from the eyes, muscles and joints, and inner ear to maintain balance and stable vision. The vestibular system can be divided into two main systems: the central nervous system (the brain and brainstem) and the peripheral system (the inner ear and the pathways to the brainstem).  The inner ear, known as the labyrinth, contains two primary structures: the cochlea, responsible for hearing, and the vestibular apparatus, responsible for maintaining balance, stability and spatial orientation.

Vestibular Causes of Dizziness/Vertigo are:
• Head Injury
• Aging
• Lack of blood flow to the inner ear
• Displacement of “crystals” within the inner ear
• Viral infection
• Migraines can create dizziness/vertigo with or without a headache
• Genetic or environmental factors (exposure to certain drugs or chemicals)
• Structural deformities in the bone that overlies the inner ear
• Benign tumorsNon-Vestibular Causes of Dizziness/Vertigo
• Muscle strain or arthritis
• Aneurysm, stroke, atherosclerosis, and embolism
• Medications
• Damage to nerves that supply sensation to the feet
• Orthostatic hypotension or faintness when sitting or standing
• Cataracts and macular degeneration
• Adjusting to new bifocals/glasses prescriptions
• Psychological disorders like anxiety

Treatment for vertigo in Meerut is provided in the way Vertigo and Dizziness is felt by the patient, and you getpieces of information to potential causes by your triggers. Vertigo is the fictitious sense and in that you feel that your surroundings are turning or moving. With inward ear issue, your cerebrum gets signals from the internal ear that aren't predictable with what your eyes and tangible nerves are accepting. Dr Abhishek Mohan, Sr. E.N.T. Surgeon & Cochlear Implant Specialist at Meerut E.N.T. known as the best doctor for treatment dizziness & balance disorders.

Intermittent vertigo incensed by certain types of movements like you may feel you’re spinning over in bed or may be lying down in bed– which typically responds very well to a specific sequence of movements known as the Epley maneuver.
Disease. Viral contamination of the vestibular nerve, called vestibular neuritis, can cause extraordinary, consistent vertigo. If you additionally have abrupt hearing misfortune, you may have labyrinthitis. In this, you must visit Dr Abhishek Mohan, Sr. E.N.T. Surgeon & Cochlear Implant Specialist at Meerut E.N.T. for Acute Dizziness and vertigo treatment

  • Medicines that prevents migraines is typically responded by the Migraine-related vertigo.
  • Dimenhydrinate which is a nonspecific medicine treats acute vertigo in its best way. These medications are capable of healing over the long-term
  • Vertigo that we feel while we stand after a prolonged sitting is due to blood pressure dropping. Medicines are already there that can be used in this situation. Patients can raise the head of the bed, or wear thigh-high compression stockings or abdominal binders, or increase salt intake and increase fluid

If the person is suffering from vertigo & dizziness then he should see an ENT specialist for possible treatment and testing.

Videonystagmography (VNG) Test

Videonystagmography is able to improve patient care with accurate assessment and treatment of vertigo, dizziness and feelings of imbalance. MeerutENT clinic, under guidance of Sr. ENT Surgeon Dr. Abhishek Mohan, Best ENT Surgeon in Meerut, Best vestibular specialist of Meerut established Meerut's 1st vestibular laboratory.

Peripheral Disorder -
- BPPV - Vertigo caused by crystals out of place in semicircular canal. It can be Posterior Canal BPPV, Lateral Canal Geotropic BPPV, Lateral Canal Apogeotropic BPPV.
- Vestibular Neuritis Dizziness / Vertigo caused due to infection of vestibular nerve.
- Labyrinthis Vertigo, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of hearing caused due to infection of inner ear.
- Meniere's Disease - Vertigo, Tinnitus (ringing in ears) and hearing loss due to intermittent swelling in the inner ear.
- Labyrinthire infection - Dizziness and hearing loss due to blockage of blood supply to inner ear.