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First Aid Basics: Responding to a Vertigo Attack

vertigo relief in VancouverVertigo causes an unsettling sensation that your environment is violently spinning. It can be accompanied by vomiting and nausea. These symptoms are nothing to worry about, especially when you are just inside the house. With light symptoms, you may experience vertigo relief in Vancouver in no time. 

However, a vertigo episode can be a cause of emergency when it attacks in public. Understanding the basic ways to respond to a vertigo attack can help someone prevent severe injuries from such a disturbing situation.


First Aid Treatment for Vertigo

Sometimes vertigo attacks can be so severe that sufferers could not achieve vertigo relief in Vancouver by themselves. So, if you find yourself in a situation where someone is going through a vertigo attack, this basic guide is for you. 

Call a healthcare provider

Call any professional emergency responder when you see someone suffering from a severe vertigo episode. An emergency call is needed when the person has the following symptoms:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Inability to stand or walk
  • Head injury
  • Sudden changes in hearing, speech, and vision
  • Seizures 
  • Fever
  • Facial numbness
  • Chest pains
  • Stiff neck

Relieve vertigo

Be sure to have the person rest. See to it that the person is avoiding any sudden changes in his body position. 

Keep the person safe

Vertigo attacks can be so dangerous that they may cause injury to someone. But there are ways to keep someone safe during a vertigo episode. Firstly, help that person from falling to the ground. Secondly, if they are throwing up, help them lie down gently on their side. Lastly, if they cannot walk or stand up safely, accompany them while waiting for an emergency team to arrive. 


Vertigo Relief in Vancouver That Lasts

Balanced Living Chiropractic in Vancouver aims to help you recover naturally from vertigo and its source. We offer NUCCA chiropractic care that provides a quality approach to correcting any upper neck subluxation. Moreover, adjusting your C1 and C2 vertebrae back to proper alignment can help restore the normal communication between your brain and body. As a result, you will enjoy a natural vertigo relief in no time.

If you are ready to get rid of future vertigo episodes, connect with us today! Please arrange an appointment with our chiropractor here or give us a call at 360-597-4784.


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