The Reference vertigo Opens New Window (spinning sensation) of Ménière's disease may be easier to tolerate if you lie down and hold your head very still during an attack.
Changing your diet may reduce the chance of having another attack of Ménière's disease. Eating Reference a diet low in salt and limiting the use of caffeine and alcohol may reduce the frequency of attacks. But diet changes will not reduce the intensity or duration of a vertigo attack that has already begun. For more information, see:
Doing balance exercises and taking safety precautions for attacks of vertigo may help. For more information, see:
- Reference Reference Vertigo: Staying Safe When You Have Balance Problems.
- Reference Reference Vertigo: Balance Exercises.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 12, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Barrie J. Hurwitz, MD - Neurology