Wednesday , December 12 2018

Vertigo – Causes & Remedies

vertigoVertigo is a feeling of dizziness, which is caused due to the problem in the vestibular labyrinth region of the ear. In vertigo, patients feel that everything is moving or spinning, even if, they are standing still or lying down with eyes closed. He/she may also experience a sensation of nausea or loss of balance. Sometimes allergies results in building up of fluid in the middle ear, which may also lead to vertigo. Let’s discuss the causes, symptoms and cures for vertigo.

Causes

Vertigo or balance disorder can be caused due to several factors, like:

  • Caffeine
  • Diabetes
  • Alcohol
  • High cholesterol level
  • Tobacco
  • Infection in the inner ear
  • Anaemia
  • Lack of sleep
  • Dehydration
  • Thyroid disease
  • Blood vessel disease
  • Prolonged bed rest
  • Head injuries
  • Migraine
  • Calcium deficiency
  • Brain tumour in cerebellum
  • Certain medicines
  • Brain tumour
  • Poor vision
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Meniere’s disease

Symptoms

  • Feeling that everything is moving
  • Difficulty in standing still and walking properly
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Everything appears double
  • Hard to swallow anything
  • Weak limbs
  • Difficulty in focusing and hearing
  • Blurred vision
  • Pain in the ear
  • Light-headedness
  • Facial paralysis

Here are some natural remedies to treat vertigo at home.

1. A Good Night Sleep

Lack of sleep is one of the reasons that lead to vertigo. Therefore, sleep well, and most of your problems will go away.

2. Coriander Seeds

Take 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds and soak them in water along with 1 tablespoon of gooseberry powder. Do this in the night and strain it in the morning. After straining, add half tablespoon of liquid jaggery and drink it right away. This remedy will treat vertigo naturally.

3. Almonds and Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon seeds and almonds are really great for vertigo. Soak together 8 almonds, 8 watermelon seeds, 2 tablespoons of wheat grain and 1 tablespoon of poppy seeds in water for the whole night. In the morning, make a thick paste of all the ingredients. Now, put a pan on the flame and add 1 tablespoon of ghee. Fry 2 cloves in it and add the paste that you made. Mix this paste in the milk and drink. Repeat this procedure for a week. This will help you to get relief in vertigo.

4. Lemon

Prepare a lemon beverage. Take a glass full of lukewarm water, add black pepper, a pinch of salt and squeeze half lemon in it. Mix well and drink it. Else, sprinkle lemon peel in your salad. Lemon is a natural remedy for vertigo.

5. Water and Juices

Keep your body hydrated. You should drink at least 10 glasses of water on a daily basis. Drink fresh and organic juices as they are rich in fibers.

6. Strawberry

Grab some fresh and ripe strawberries and mash them in fresh yogurt. Have it. This is a very quick, healthy and easy homemade remedy for those, who are suffering from vertigo.

7. Ginger

Drink ginger tea or eat a piece of raw ginger. This will help to control nausea, associated with vertigo.

8. Basil

Basil is a herbal remedy for vertigo. You can either chew basil leaves or add them in your tea.

9. Almond Milk

Almond contains 26% carbohydrates, vitamin E, vitamin B, and fibers. Take some almonds and soak them in water, overnight. Now, make a fine paste and mix this almond paste in a glass of lukewarm milk. Drink it. Almond milk will help to cure vertigo.

Yoga

Take the help of yoga and meditation. These are the best vertigo home treatment.

About Sridhar Venkatraman

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Progressive and open minded Business Professional with over 30+ years of experience in Automobile, IT, Education, Real Estate Industries. He has a passion to ensure "No child goes to bed hungry" and is involved in an NGO called "No Hungry Child". He is a Social Entrepreneur and added a new service "Art of Self Treatment" to help more and more people who are suffering from health issues. He learnt the art of Self Treatment from his guru Mr Healer Baskar.

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