Iyengar Yoga Asanas for Vertigo Treatment

Get Relief in Dizziness and Irritating Sounds in Ear with Therapeutic Iyengar Yoga & Meditation

Therapeutic Yoga for Vertigo

Some common yoga asanas for vertigo which can be performed by vertigo patients are:

Note

  • During the treatment, all the yoga for vertigo will be performed with the help of props.
  • Patients will be treated by trained yoga teachers under the guidance of Yogacharya Rajveer Singh Chauhan.
  • The sequence and difficulty level of asanas for vertigo may vary according to the condition of patients and their respective medical conditions.
  • Every person will be advised to perform asanas based on their current health, age and their present capacity to perform asanas.

Vertigo is a medical condition in which a person feels he or the things around him are moving or spinning. A person suffering from vertigo feels unbalanced and dizziness. In some cases, a person feels their head is moving.

Most commonly vertigo affects people above 60 years of age but it can happen at any age. It can be temporary or a  long-term medical condition. People struggling with mental health are at more risk of vertigo and it could affect the daily life of the affected person to a large extent. People can cure it with the help of yoga for vertigo

Vertigo is caused by problems in the inner ear of a person. There are many factors that can cause vertigo in a person, some of the common causes of vertigo are:

  1. Labyrinthitis- It is an inflammation of the inner ear labyrinth caused by viral infections, the inner ear labyrinth is responsible for maintaining the body’s motion, position, and sound.
  2. Vestibular neuronitis: it is also an inflammation of the inner ear caused by viral infections.
  3. Cholesteatoma: it is a skin growth that develops in the middle ear due to infections and can cause hearing loss.
  4. Meniere’s disease: it is a build-up of fluid in the ear which causes ringing in the ears and hearing loss and could lead to vertigo.
  5. BPPV- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo occurs when tiny calcium particles clump up in canals of the inner ear. The inner ear sends signals to the brain and is responsible for keeping the balance of the body.
  6. Migraine Headaches
  7. Head injuries/ trauma
  8. Certain medications
  9. Bed rest for a longer time
  10. Ear surgery
  11. Any person suffering from diseases like Otosclerosis, syphilis, stroke, transient ischemic attack, tumors, strokes, multiple sclerosis are at more risk of vertigo.

A person suffering from vertigo disease shows many signs and symptoms which can help in identifying the disease. Some common symptoms of vertigo are:

  1. A person feels he or his surroundings are moving or spinning.
  2. Balance problems.
  3. Tinnitus
  4. Motion sickness
  5. nausea and vomiting
  6. Headaches
  7. Abnormal  eye movements
  8. Hearing loss
  9. Ringing in the ears
  10. Excessive sweating