めまい症例 : めまい発生と日常生活について Vertiginous Patients : Personal and Daily Backgrounds
Personal backgrounds are very important in determining the cause of vertigo or dizziness. This study investigated the effects of personal and daily backgrounds on vertiginous patients.<BR>Mainly, patients with inner ear lesions and dizziness were examined in this study. Their chief complaints were dizzy, rotatory vertigo, positional vertigo, etc.<BR>The results of CMI examination were type I 36%, type II 32%, type III 22%, type IV 10%.<BR>Habitual alcohol consumption: no drinking or could not drink 61%, habitual drinking 39%.<BR>Sleeping: trouble 54%, good 46%.<BR>Motion sickness: yes 51%, no 49%.<BR>To prevent vertigo, it is very important to improve the personal and daily life style of patients. The following factors are especially important.<BR>1. To improve sleeping trouble.<BR>2. To take more exercise and have a relaxing hobby.<BR>3. To eat breakfast.<BR>4. A certain level of alcohol consumption is good for health, but smoking should be stopped.<BR>5. To improve motion sickness.
- Equilibrium research
Equilibrium research 56(4), 376-380, 1997-08-01
Japan Society for Equilibrium Research