Homeopathic Treatment for Vertigo

Vertigo is the second most common complaint heard by the doctor in a clinic. Vertigo is a sensation as of everything around you is spinning or your head is spinning with light-headedness or dizziness and unsteadiness. It may also be associated with nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, hearing loss, and altered consciousness. Vertigo can last from a few seconds to minutes or longer.

Vertigo - Homeopathic Treatment

Homeopathic Medicines for Vertigo:

  • Belladonna: Person may show the tendency to fall to the left side or backward. Vertigo can also be accompanied by a headache which is better by pressure.
  • Gelsemium: Extreme dizziness with dim vision and heaviness of eyelids. There is difficulty in walking with a loss of balance.
  • Cocculus: Vertigo with nausea and vomiting. Vertigo while traveling in a car or bus.
  • Conium: Usually suited to elderly people suffering from vertigo. Vertigo while lying down, turning sidewise or during movement of eyes.
  • Bryonia: Vertigo with the movement of the head or changing position and it improves when the head is in absolute rest. It can also be associated with nausea and vomiting.
  • Pulsatilla: Effective remedy for women suffering from vertigo. Vertigo aggravated by suppressed or delayed menses. Vertigo is better by open fresh air.

Rubric representation of vertigo in repertory:

  • Vertigo, Fall tendency to
  • Vertigo, nausea with
  • Vertigo, headache during
  • Vertigo, lying agg.
  • Vertigo, standing agg.
  • Vertigo fall tendency to, forward, eating after

Zomeo Vertigo - Fall

  • Vertigo, walking while

Zomeo Vertigo - Walking

  • Vertigo, fall tendency to, backward, rising on

Zomeo Vertigo - Fall

Here are few tips of help during an acute attack of vertigo:

  • Prevent fall by sitting or lying down, as soon as you feel dizziness. Try and find a comfortable position to sit or lie and relax for some time.
  • In case you are driving then pull over a side as you feel giddy.
  • Open all the windows in the room and breathe in some fresh air.
  • Avoid bright lights and loosen up tight clothing.
  • Try drinking sips of water if there is no nausea. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco.
  • Do not quickly change position, turn to your side and gradually get up from lying down position.
  • Consult the doctor and find out the cause of an attack so that further attacks can be prevented.

Zomeo Vertigo - Signs & Symptoms

Once you know you have vertigo, here are a few tips that can help avoid further attacks:

  • It is important that you get up from the bed slowly without giving a jerk. A sudden jerk can precipitate a vertigo attack.
  • Do not indulge in a strenuous exercise which involves neck extension
  • Do not have sudden postural changes.
  • If you suffer from an ear infection, it can precipitate an attack of vertigo. It is better to get yourself checked and treated if you suspect an ear infection.
  • Have lots of fluid at regular interval


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