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Homeopathy Treatment for Vertigo

Vertigo is actually a symptom - a sensation that you or the room is spinning. Vertigo is an illusion of motion and is a problem seen increasingly in people as they age. It is usually temporary and a sign of some other problem or condition. Vertigo is a type of dizziness. There are several different types of vertigo that are considered conditions: benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, central vertigo, migrainous vertigo, peripheral vertigo and physiologic vertigo. Vertigo is one of the most common complaints for which people seek medical advice. See the Vertigo LearniVertigo implies that there is a sensation of motion either of the person or the environment. This should not be confused with symptoms of light headedness or fainting.

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Vertigo can be caused by problems in the brain or the inner ear.

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common form of vertigo and is characterized by the sensation of motion initiated by sudden head movements or moving the head in a certain direction. This type of vertigo is rarely serious and can be treated.

Vertigo may also be caused by inflammation within the inner ear (labyrinthitis), which is characterized by the sudden onset of vertigo and may be associated with hearing loss. The most common cause of labyrinthitis is a viral or bacterial infection.

Meniere's disease is composed of a triad of symptoms: episodes of vertigo, ringing in the ears, and hearing loss. People have the abrupt onset of severe vertigo, fluctuating hearing loss, as well as periods in which they are symptom-free.

Acoustic neuroma is a type of tumor that can cause vertigo. Symptoms include vertigo with one-sided ringing in the ear and hearing loss.

Vertigo can be caused by decreased blood flow to the base of the brain. Bleeding into the back of the brain (cerebellar hemorrhage) is characterized by vertigo, headache, difficulty walking, and inability to look toward the side of the bleed. The result is that the person's eyes gaze away from the side with the problem. Walking is also extremely impaired.


  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Abnormal eye movements

The duration of symptoms can be from minutes to hours, and symptoms can be constant or episodic. The onset may be due to a movement or change in position. It is important to tell the doctor about any recent head trauma or whiplash injury as well as any new medications the patient is taking.

The patient may have hearing loss and a ringing sensation in the ears.

The patient might have visual disturbances, weakness, difficulty speaking, decreased level of conscious

Homoeopathic Treatment

Homeopathic medicines help increasing the blood flow to the brain, hence reversing the depleted circulation which most of the times is the cause of vertigo.

Cocculus: Cocculus is a quite effective homeopathic medicine for vertigo, particularly when the person suffers from it while riding or sitting up in moving a car or train. Also, it is highly beneficial when your vertigo complaints are accompanied by vomiting, nausea, and sense of emptiness in your head.

Gelsemium: Gelsemium is a well-known homeopathic remedy for vertigo. It is known to be one of the best homeopathic medicines to treat dizziness, heavy eyelids and head, and dim vision resulting due to vertigo. Gelsemium is regarded to be a highly effective remedy when the discomfort due to vertigo begins in the back of your head and then spreads from that point.

Pulsatilla: Pulsatilla is basically an effective remedy for women suffering from vertigo. When a vertigo of a woman worsens due to the delayed or suppressed menses, then going for Pulsatilla can be highly beneficial. Pulsatilla is used to treat vertigo with the sensation that objects around you are revolving in a circle. It may also help mitigate your digestive discomfort and nausea resulting due to vertigo. Choose to go in open, fresh air to alleviate the symptoms of vertigo.

Bryonia: Bryonia is a highly effective homeopathic remedy to treat gastric vertigo which is accompanied with nausea. It helps you have relief from dizziness that you may suffer when getting up out of your bed in the morning. Brynonia is also known to treat the discomfort resulting due to vertigo that you may suffer when moving or changing the position of your head and opening your eyes. You may also feel better by lying down for a while.