Published in IJCP June 2018
Perspectives in the Management of Vertigo and Dizziness:A Review
June 04, 2018 | Shrinivas Chavan

Dizziness is a term which includes a wide range of medical disorders, which makes a stepwise approach towards its differential diagnosis as well as management very important. The condition is not only seen frequently in the general population, but also in a wide range of pathologies. This makes its accurate diagnosis a challenge for the physician. The different treatment approaches include drugs, physical therapy and psychotherapeutic measures based on the diagnosis. A review was conducted to study the prevalence of vertigo and dizziness, its impact on the quality-of-life of the patients, the challenges faced by a primary physician and the current management strategies for vertigo and dizziness.