Treating Dizziness at Camden Opticians Group
Dizziness is an unpleasant and un-settling feeling that the majority of us will have experienced at some point in our lives. Dizziness can become a concern when it may be a symptom of an underlying condition, infection, or problem.
What Causes Dizziness?
There are many causes of dizziness, so it is important to pinpoint what your particular cause is, in order to find the best treatment. Otoconial Debris Dysfunction is a common type of dizziness, this is where there is a disruption of the inner ear fluid and crystals in the semi-circular canals of your ear. It can be treated very easily with the help of one of our audiologists.
Other common causes include:
– Heat Exhaustion
– Stress or Anxiety
– Iron Deficiency
– Motion Sickness
– BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) – the most common and treatable cause of ear related dizziness.
How an Audiologist can Help
BPPV can be treated during an appointment with an audiologist using the Epley Manoeuvre. The audiologist will guide you through this treatment method, but simply It is a technique using gravity to help relieve the symptoms of BPPV.
Other causes of dizziness may also be addressed by an audiology team member, as this could be caused by an ear canal blockage or hearing issues. By completing a comprehensive dizziness assessment, our team will be able to determine whether this is a concern.
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Do not suffer with dizziness, book an appointment with our team of expert audiologists to determine the cause and best treatment method, to relieve you of feeling dizzy and nauseous.