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Inner Ear Dizziness Evaluations

Stop Your Dizzy Spells

Abnormal function of the balance portion of the inner ear can result in vertigo - the perception of movement when there is no movement. While dizziness can come from many causes and a medical evaluation is the best initial recommendation, the inner ear can be the source of the problem. We are experts in the evaluation of inner ear disorders that produce vertigo. Let us help you. Click here for more information on inner ear disdorders.

Common Causes of Dizziness

While dizziness may not seem like a dangerous symptom at first, a chronic sense of vertigo could be an indication of a more serious medical problem.

Benign Positional Vertigo - BPV

The most common inner ear disorder produces short bursts of vertigo associated with change of position of the head.

Ménière's Disease

 A very common chronic inner ear condition producing hearing loss, pressure in the ear, tinnitus and vertigo spells that last hours. Attacks will vary in intensity and frequency but can be quite severe.

Inflammation of the Inner Ear

Vestibular Neuritis produces abrupt onset of vertigo without hearing loss that is protracted.

Vestibular Migraines

Much more recognized now as a common cause of vertigo attacks in migraine patients. Might have no association with a headache. Spells may seem exactly like an inner ear attack.

Acoustic Neuroma

While hearing loss and tinnitus are the most common symptoms of these benign tumors of the balance nerve, chronic imbalance may be present and subtle.

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Birmingham Hearing & Balance Center is ready to provide you with comprehensive care to determine and treat your condition. Schedule an appointment today to find your balance again.