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Understanding Vertigo Symptoms in Vancouver, WA

A vertigo episode can be extremely disconcerting; suddenly the room can feel as if it is spinning or whirling around you.  Particularly bad vertigo episodes can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and a loss of balance.  To understand vertigo, it is important to understand the way our body normally maintains its sense of balance.  There [...]

By | 2016-11-29T19:32:01+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Vertigo Symptoms in Vancouver, WA

Symptoms Associated with Vertigo

Vertigo refers to a sensation of either movement when there is none or inaccurately sensed movement. Often patients associate vertigo with the feeling of spinning. In particular, if vertigo begins when the head moves into certain positions, this is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (often just shortened to positional vertigo). What Causes Vertigo Vertigo can [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:44:26+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Symptoms Associated with Vertigo

Silent Migraines Result in a Lack of Diagnosis for Many

37 million Americans suffer from migraines, but that figure may actually be larger due to undiagnosed silent migraines. What is a silent migraine? It is a migraine that does not have a headache as one of the symptoms. If that statement surprised you, it’s probably because you have the same idea about migraines that many [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:09:24+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Silent Migraines Result in a Lack of Diagnosis for Many

Vertigo Often Begins Following Whiplash

Vertigo is a common problem in the United States and becomes even more common as a person ages. For those over the age of 40, a vertigo episode will occur for 40% of the population. Many suffer from chronic bouts and may even experience a drop attack—a vertigo attack that comes on so suddenly and [...]

By | 2016-11-29T19:34:24+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Migraines—Linked to Improper Blood Flow

Migraines are one of the largest health concerns facing the medical world today. More and more people are experiencing them, and many are suffering from chronic migraines meaning that one experiences 15 or more episodes per month. A new study recently revealed evidence that migraines are not just a neurological condition but also a vascular [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:13:10+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments