Head Trauma — Does It Cause Vertigo?

Head Trauma — Does It Cause Vertigo?

What is Vertigo? Vertigo is a type of dizziness in which you feel as if you or the environment surrounding you is spinning. What causes vertigo is still unknown by many healthcare professionals. Symptoms can include disorientation, nausea, vomiting, a ringing sensation in the ears, weakness, and difficulty walking. Head Trauma and Vertigo Recent researchContinue Reading

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