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Nutritional blogspotdealingwithdizziness

  1. 1. Dealing with DizzinessThe room spinning, everything a blur, the sickening nausea, and then, let go of yourfriends’ hands and fall to the ground. Ring around the Rosy is over.Dizziness is a condition which affects everyone at one time or another, but if you areolder, may affect you more often, and for seemingly no reason. There is a reason,though, most often associated with imbalances, disturbances, injury, or disease of theinner ear.To understand dizziness, and why it exists, you have to understand how the inner earworks. The parts of the inner ear which are responsible for keeping balance are thevestibular or semicircular canals. Both of these are connected to nerves which transmitsignals to the brain to let it know what is going on with your surroundings.Not only is dizziness in itself such a hard condition to deal with, with the falling,stumbling, blurry vision, and headaches, but theconditions associated with dizziness, such as forgetfulness and disorganization can alsobe very difficult to cope with.Diseases which commonly cause malfunctions in the inner ear, thus affecting balance,include Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction, Meniere’s disease, brain conditions, andvarious viruses.Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction, or BVH, can be caused by Trauma to the inner earinfection such as meningitis, antibiotic toxicity, or trauma to the inner ear. Up to one
  2. 2. third of BVH cases, however, have no known cause, even after extensive testing isdone.Doctors can treat infections, antibiotic toxicity, and trauma, but for those cases whichhave no known cause, it is often a guessing game to decide which treatment mightalleviate dizziness symptoms best, but the dizziness will always return in the end. Onecourse of action prescribed by doctors is Gaze Stabilization Therapy (GST), whichinvolves exercises that purposefully make your body dizzy. Why would you want toinduce the very thing you are trying to get rid of? Doctors’ theorize that by intentionallymaking yourself dizzy, the body will learn to compensate for the dizziness, andeventually the dizziness will go away.For natural treatment options for dizziness caused by BVH, you might want to A backmassage with lavender is also a great home remedy for dizziness. There are alsoseveral solutions you can make at home to drink, including black pepper dissolved inwater with lemon juice and salt. Other solutions include drinking pure ginger juice (insmall amounts) to relieve pressure; honey and apple cider vinegar can clear dizzinessquickly; chamomile tea and peppermint tea also help to rid dizziness symptoms quickly.When dealing with a dizziness episode, you should cover both ears and remain as stillas possible. Also, you can try focusing on one stationary object to transmit signals to thebrain giving it information to help it balance yourself.Remember to stay hydrated. Dehydration is a major cause of dizziness, and is found inthe majority of the population. Drinking the recommended 8-10 glasses of water a daywill significantly ease dizziness in day to day tasks.