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Vestibular Migraine is a a type of migraine that is associated with a range of dibilitating symptoms effecting balance and vision.
Below we have listed just some of the most common symptoms of Vestibular Migraine. This is not a complete list. Please ensure your Health Practitioner has given you a formal diagnosis.
Nausea / Vomiting & IBS
Nausea is the feeling of being sick. Research has shown it can occur frequently in spells over the course of a day or directly after food or strenuous activity.
Dizzyness & Virtigo
The most common desciptions we associate with dizzyness are: a feeling of walking on clouds, walking on water, and the wobbeling of walking on a tightrope.
Light, smell, and sound sensitivity are well known symptoms of Vestibular Migraine. Lights may become blinding and tinnitus (ringing in ear) can be persistent. Our Lifestyle page has symptom support.
Migraine can effect both your daily life and your mental wellbeing. Vestibular-Migraine.com has teamed up with an online private counselling platform where you can speak to licenced professional therapists online. Learn more here and find out why so many of our community members refer this site to us.
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It's important to identify if your migraines are affected by any specific triggers. We have listed some of the most common triggers below but everyone is different. Be patient in trying to identify your triggers and ensure your Doctor has insight into any changes you are making. Use our free Doctor template here for support.
You might have heard of Blue Light. This is the light omitted from computer screens, phones and TVs. Long screen time can cause a strain on the eyes which can lead to Vestibular Migraine spells.
Red wine, champagne, and rum have links to triggering traditional migraine symptoms. Some of our readers have found reduced symptoms with vodka. We recommend reducing your alcohol intake.
Chocolate, Gluten, Dairy, Citrus, MSG and Aspartame all carry warning signs for Vestibular Migraine. Start a food diary and let's see if there is a particular type of food whichs sets you off.
Late nights, early wakes and any period of prolonged inconsistent sleep cycles are known to trigger migraine symptoms. The official figure is debated but it's generally recommended to have around 7 hours sleep a night.
Fizzy drinks, process meats (like hot dogs and burgers), and a lot of sauces include many
preservatives. Bacteria breaks down this food into nitrates which can trigger migraines.
Our community has found vestibular migraine symptoms have been reduced through a mixture of: Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy, Yoga, Diet, and lifestyle products. We do not offer any clinical guidance and you must speak to your Doctor ahead of any changes you may make.
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