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Gastritis induced vertigo – a brief know how

About

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

Symptoms

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.

Treatment

Self-care:
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.

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

Specialists:
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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