How does medical history help differentiate migraine-related dizziness from vestibular neuronitis or Ménière disease?

Updated: Mar 13, 2017
  • Author: Hesham M Samy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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A history of headaches, especially migraine headaches, can be associated with migraine-related dizziness. Previous viral illness, cold sores, or sensory changes in the cervical C2-C3 or trigeminal distributions usually indicate vestibular neuronitis or recurrent episodes of Ménière disease.


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