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Vertigo is a sensation of spinning or dizziness that is often described as feeling like you or your surroundings are moving or spinning when they are not. It is not a condition itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying issue, typically related to problems in the inner ear or the balance centers of the brain. If you are suffering from vertigo,make sure to visit the best ENT specialist in Kolkata for a checkup as soon as possible.


Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV): Accumulation of calcium known as canaliths in the ear canal disrupts the sufferer’s balance.

Meniere’s disease: Combination of ENT conditions like vertigo, tinnitus and loss of hearing.

Vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis: Inflammation of the vestibular nerve in the ear canal.

Migraine-associated vertigo: Episodes of migraine headaches accompanied by vertigo.

Head injury or concussion: External or internal trauma to the head or getting a concussion might also cause vertigo.

Certain medications: Some medications can cause dizziness or vertigo as a side effect.


  • Spinning or whirling sensation
  • Difficulty maintaining balance
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Nystagmus- Abnormal movement of the eye
  • Sweating
  • Headache
  • Ringing in the ears, also known as tinnitus


Treatment for vertigo depends on the underlying cause. Some common approaches include:

Epley maneuver: A trained ENT specialist moves the  head of the patient in various controlled motions to loosen the canaliths inside the ear canal.

Medications: An ENT specialist will suggest suitable drugs and medications to control symptoms and treat the problem.

Vestibular rehabilitation: A type of physical therapy that focuses on exercises to improve balance and reduce dizziness.

Treatment of underlying conditions: Vertigo might be the side-effect of an underlying condition like Meniere’s disease or migraine. Treating those conditions would automatically reduce the symptoms of vertigo.

Surgery: Severe cases of vertigo, especially due to tumors or some other condition which demands an invasive procedure, the sufferer might need to find the best ENT surgeon in Kolkata to get it operated.

If you are suffering from vertigo, make sure to visit RD ENT CENTRE and get your appointment with the top ENT specialists in Kolkata today. Visit the online website for more information.