can be caused by many different diseases and varies from a mild unsteadiness
to a severe whirling sensation known as vertigo.
of dizziness are:
or Positional Dizziness
Disturbances and Allergies
Inner Ear Disease
Tumors (Acoustic Neuroma)
Treatment of dizziness due to changes in circulation consists
of anti-dizziness medication, medications to stimulate the circulation
(vasodilators) and, at times, mild sedation.
this type of dizziness should avoid drugs that constrict the blood
vessels such as caffeine (coffee) and nicotine (tobacco). Emotional
stress, anxiety and excessive fatigue should be avoided as much as
disturbances and allergies
can produce dizziness.
metabolic disturbances result from decreased thyroid function, abnormal
sugar tolerance and inhalant or food allergies.
dysfunction is diagnosed by blood tests. Treatment consists of thyroid
sugar tolerance is diagnosed by blood sugar studies (glucose tolerance
test). Treatment consists of diet control, with or without drug therapy.
may be diagnosed by blood tests and skin tests with inhalants and
consists of elimination of the offending agents when possible. If
avoidance of these agents is
not possible, then extracts of the different substances may be administered
by injection to stimulate an immunity.
treatment begins at home :
of Avoidance Measures
- Dust Mites
Weekly hot water washing of bedding
Keep rooms cool and dry
Chemical treatment of carpet
Special vacuum cleaners
with regular cleaning
Elimination of food and water sources
without regular cleaning
removal of cat
Move cat outdoors
Avoidance is always the best treatment for allergies.
are many easy cleaning methods that can significantly decrease allergies.
the air quality and climate of your home can bring you tremendous
are going to keep a pet that is a source of allergies, there are measures
that you can take to optimize your home environment.