What triggers your dizzy spells?

Some spells come on out of the blue with no warning at all.  Others can be set off by something you do, or something you encounter—a trigger.  Spells with triggers are more likely to be benign, meaning that they often do not harm the ear.  Spells that come on without any warning are more likelyContinue reading “What triggers your dizzy spells?”

Recurrent dizzy spells

Repeated spells of vertigo can stem from damaging disorders affecting the inner ear or brain but can also be caused by temporary malfunctions that are otherwise harmless to the ear.  Recurrent vestibulopathy is a non-specific term that simply means that repeated spells of vertigo are occurring for which a cause has not yet been determined. Continue reading “Recurrent dizzy spells”

Motion Sickness

Motion sickness is a form of dizziness with nausea and vomiting that can occur when you are a passenger in rapidly moving vehicles like cars, boats, airplanes, and spaceships. It can come on when using moving devices like swings, or riding on an amusement park ride.  Even watching certain rapidly-rotating objects like a ceiling fanContinue reading “Motion Sickness”