Sunday, February 6, 2011


Vertigo is a symptom of a headache that can happen to anyone, ranging from symptoms of mild to quite severe. Vertigo can be marked by a sense of dizziness as the head rotates and inverted vision. As a result, patients experience dizziness that is and will not be able to get up because of dizziness.

Vertigo, What causes dizziness? Dizziness is actually a common symptom associated with various disorders. Causes of dizziness may be related to the nervous system, but can be derived from ENT, heart, eye, and even mentally.

After all dizziness complaints, ranging from mild to severe, should be evaluated carefully for a source and a clear cause can be found in order to obtain optimal treatment or handling.

Generally vertigo that often occur in everyday life associated with balance disorders or medical term is called vertibular. In this case the patient does not feel dizzy if she was sitting or standing. But the change of position, such as sleeping on your back and then tilted to the side of a disturbed then there comes the vertigo attacks.

Not only that, the movement of the head or the body is also able to stimulate the emergence of an attack of vertigo, which is like a movement backwards and forwards. Mild vertigo usually lasts only a few seconds.

Symptoms of vertigo can be triggered by various things, such as hormonal disorders, one of which is characterized by acne, fatigue, stress, lack of rest and so forth.
There is one form of exercise that can be tried be done to overcome the vertigo attacks. Special exercises called Vestibular exercises are as follows:

Stand up straight, eyes open and close. Do it five times.

Train movements rotate the head. First, stick your chin to your chest, then move or turn your head to the left, continue up to the starting position. Then change direction, with the start to the right. Each direction to do 3 times.
Do it also slowly move down, then looked up, repeat 3 times.

Train also tilted head movement, which try to stick to the left ear to left shoulder. Hold up to 15 seconds, then do the opposite movement. Repeat masig each direction 3 times.

Sit with spine upright, eyes open. Then stand. When the body has proper standing, close the eyes. Repeat 3 times.

Training the eye ball movement to the right and left (horizontal) with eyes open. Repeat each direction 3 times. Then continued by moving the eye balls in a vertical, top and bottom.

Train the eye muscles by following the direction things are moving, then focus your eyes on a stationary object.
In naturopathy vertigo disorders can be helped by eating or avoiding certain foods. Every meal, try serving a pretty, not too much, avoid high-carbohydrate foods, foods that can stimulate the allergy (eg seafood, spicy, excessive acid), foods containing alcohol, caffeine, oils and fats.

Also vertigo disorders can be reduced by consuming enzyme Bromelain, Magnesium, Vitamin B12 serves to regulate the balance of the nervous system. Ginger and Ginko is also very beneficial to improve circulation to and within the brain.

For the case of vertigo that is still light, aromatherapy is helpful to stabilize the nervous system, either inhaled (breathed in) or a massage. In homeopathy can be used beberepa alternative medicine, including aconite, Cocculus, conium, Gelsium which depend on the severity of vertigo and its causes.


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