Recover from Vertigo with Dimer Health once you leave the hospital

Vertigo is the sensation of spinning or moving when you are not. It can be caused by a variety of underlying medical conditions, and it can be very debilitating. Post-acute care after hospitalization for vertigo is important to help prevent falls and other injuries, and to help you regain your balance and mobility.

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What is Vertigo

Vertigo is a specific type of dizziness characterized by the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is spinning or moving. It is not simply a fear of heights, as commonly misunderstood, but rather a symptom of a range of conditions affecting the inner ear or the vestibular nerve, which helps control balance. Common causes of vertigo include benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) where tiny calcium particles clump up in the canals of the inner ear, Meniere's disease that involves a buildup of fluid and changing pressure in the ear, and vestibular neuritis, an infection of the vestibular nerve.

Treatment for vertigo depends on the cause. For instance, BPPV may be treated with specific head and body movements known as Epley maneuver, which are designed to move the calcium deposits out of the ear canal to a less sensitive area. Medications may be used to relieve symptoms such as nausea or motion sickness associated with vertigo. In cases where vertigo is caused by an infection or inflammation, steroids or antibiotics may be prescribed. Managing underlying conditions, adhering to treatment plans, and sometimes lifestyle adjustments are crucial for alleviating vertigo symptoms.

Please call or book an appointment with us if you think you have Vertigo or are recovering from it

Vertigo Recovery Tips

Recovering from vertigo treatment after a hospital discharge involves managing symptoms and preventing further episodes. Here are some essential tips to help you manage vertigo effectively:

Following these tips can help you recover more comfortably and effectively from Vertigo.

  1. Follow Your Doctor’s Instructions: Adhere strictly to any prescribed treatments or exercises, such as those used in vestibular rehabilitation therapy, which can help improve balance and reduce vertigo symptoms.
  2. Rest and Move Carefully: After episodes of vertigo, take time to rest. When you need to move, do so slowly and carefully to avoid triggering dizziness or loss of balance.
  3. Stay Hydrated: Dehydration can worsen symptoms of vertigo. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids throughout the day.
  4. Avoid Sudden Movements: Sudden movements of the head or body can trigger vertigo. Try to move slowly and avoid bending down quickly or changing positions abruptly.
  5. Use Assistive Devices if Needed: If your balance is affected, consider using a cane or other assistive devices to help stabilize yourself and prevent falls.
  6. Create a Safe Environment: Remove tripping hazards from your home, secure loose rugs, and ensure areas are well-lit to prevent accidents if you experience dizziness.
  7. Limit Salt, Caffeine, and Alcohol: These substances can affect fluid balance in the body and may worsen vertigo symptoms. It's advisable to reduce or avoid them.
  8. Manage Stress: Stress can exacerbate vertigo. Engage in relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, or gentle yoga to help manage stress.
  9. Sleep Well: Ensure you have a good sleep routine, as fatigue can make vertigo worse. Use pillows to keep your head elevated if lying flat triggers vertigo.
  10. Monitor Your Symptoms: Keep a diary of your vertigo episodes, including when they occur, what you were doing at the time, and how long they last. This can help your doctor adjust your treatment plan if needed.
  11. Follow-Up Appointments: Regular check-ups with your healthcare provider are crucial for monitoring your condition and making necessary adjustments to your treatment.
  12. Educate Yourself: Understanding your condition and the triggers that affect you can help you manage symptoms more effectively.

By implementing these tips and working closely with your healthcare provider, you can manage vertigo symptoms effectively and improve your quality of life post-discharge.

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