Varun Dhawan recently revealed that he suffered from a condition called vestibular hypofunction – a condition that involves inner earControl of body balance.
“I had this thing called vestibular hypofunction,[where]your balance basically gets thrown off. But I just pushed myself so hard,” said wolf Actors at the India Today Conclave, recalling the situation live the world shooting day.
“The vestibular system inside the inner ear helps us understand the position of our head in space relative to the body, and works in an integrated manner with the brain,” said Dr Pawan Ojha, a senior neurologist at Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi. One Fortis Network Hospital
Dr Anurag Tandon, Associate Director, ENT, Max Healthcare, Vaishali/Noida/Patparganji said indianexpress.com that the condition may affect the left or right side of the body or both in such a way that one may have recurrent episodes dizzyPostural instability and excessive sweating.
“It can occur on one side (unilateral hypofunction), or on both sides of the head (bilateral hypofunction). After damage from a variety of causes, including vestibular neuritis, treatment for vestibular schwannoma/vestibular schwannoma, and treatment for Ménire’s disease/Ménire’s disease There may be unilateral hypofunction,” Dr Tandon said.
Whereas, bilateral hypofunction can occur after damage to the inner ear/equilibrium nerve for a variety of reasons, including aminoglycoside antibiotics (which are toxic to the inner ear), autoimmune disease, congenital problems, trauma, superficial siderosis, and idiopathic causes. , e.t.c.
Meniere’s disease is caused by a buildup of fluid in the inner ear tubes, causing episodic vertigo with ringing in the ears and loss of hearing. “The exact reason is not clear, a viral infectionAn autoimmune reaction or a genetic component could be the trigger,” Dr Ojha explained.
Dr Tandon further explained that hypofunction of the inner ear produces symptoms related to a loss of normal balance reflexes—so patients may have oscillopsia (shaking or shaking of the visual world with movement of the head due to loss of the vestibulo-ocular reflex) , dizziness, and postural instability,
Dr Tandon said that in the post-Covid era, many youths have complained of such a situation.
“Treatment is often symptomatic because it is treated based on the cause” Situation,” They said.
Post-rehabilitative care includes healthy eating, exercise, supportive anti-virals and working on one’s immunity so that the virus does not take over again, Dr Tandon said.
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