Central Vertigo

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What is Central Vertigo?

Central vertigo is a type of dizziness, where there is a feeling of motion when one is stationary, that arises from the balance centers of the brain. It is usually milder than vertigo that arises from the inner ear and may be accompanied by neurologic symptoms such as slurred speech, double vision.

What is it like to have Central Vertigo?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Armodafinil, Vitamin B Complex, Methylphenidate
Clonazepam, Diazepam, Duloxetine
Ibuprofen, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
Escitalopram, Duloxetine, Divalproex sodium
Trazodone, Amitriptyline, Eszopiclone

What do patients take to treat Central Vertigo and its symptoms?


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Who has Central Vertigo on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 138 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 23 say Central Vertigo is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 8
30s 29
40s 39
50s 36
60s 12
70+ 3


Distribution of females vs. males

84% Females
16% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 10
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 29
40-49 years 19
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 86
Not Diagnosed 26

These charts show data from Central Vertigo patients who have completed their condition history
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