Vertigo

Vertigo means you feel like you are moving when you are not. Vertigo can make you feel like things around you are moving when they are not. This problem often goes away on its own.

HOME CARE

  • Follow your doctor's instructions.

  • Avoid driving.

  • Avoid using heavy machinery.

  • Avoid doing any activity that could be dangerous if you have a vertigo attack.

  • Tell your doctor if a medicine seems to cause your vertigo.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • Your medicines do not help or make you feel worse.

  • You have trouble talking or walking.

  • You feel weak or have trouble using your arms, hands, or legs.

  • You have bad headaches.

  • You keep feeling sick to your stomach (nauseous) or throwing up (vomiting).

  • Your vision changes.

  • A family member notices changes in your behavior.

  • Your problems get worse.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.