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Gastritis induced vertigo – a brief know how


Gastritis induced vertigo is the medical condition where gastritis (inflammation of the wall lining of the stomach) leads to a feeling of dizziness or physical imbalance in a person.
A recent study shows that patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or gastritis has a 78% chance of having peripheral vertigo. [2]
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Short-term disease: symptoms can be cured within weeks
- Lab tests or imaging are rarely required
When acidic contents of the stomach reflux back, it may cause uneasiness or dizziness in a person. If someone takes nonsteroidal drugs to combat gastritis, it may instead exacerbate the vertigo effect.
Ages affected – Newborns to 6 years: Rare; Between 6 and 20 years: Less often; 20+ years: Predominant


Requires a medical diagnosis
Symptoms include digestion problems, dizziness, vomiting, anomalous eye movements, excessive perspiration, ringing effect in the ears, etc.

People may experience
Pain areas – abdomen
Gastrointestinal factors – vomiting, dizziness, digestion problems
Also common – ringing in the ears, anomalous eye movements, etc.


To avoid gastritis induced vertigo, people should abstain from consuming alcoholic beverages, avoid eating fried food, practice stress management techniques, drink adequate amounts of water regularly, etc.

Antacids and antibiotics usually help curbing gastritis, and thus avert vertigo. Doctors may also suggest physical therapy.

Gastroenterologists at mfine would be happy to help you if you’re having ailments caused from gastritis. Talk to them at www.mfine.co.

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