Vestibular Migraine Part I

For the next few weeks, we will discuss Vestibular Migraine (VM). VM has received a lot of attention in the past ten to fifteen years, but was rarely considered as a diagnosis for vertigo and motion intolerance before then. There are still many physicians who don’t consider this diagnosis, and some who are skeptical when…

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Acute vertigo –Could it be a stroke ? Part I

This is the first of a five part series on how to differentiate stroke from inner ear disease in acute vertigo. The main symptoms of cerebellar stroke (CS) are dizziness, nausea, vomiting, gait instability (unsteadiness while walking) , and headaches. This presents some difficulty because these symptoms are most often associated with common benign disorders…

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