What is the duration of vertigo in migraine-associated vertigo?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Aaron G Benson, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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The duration of the vertigo can also be quite variable. The following list delineates the frequencies of different durations of vertigo spells in migraine-associated vertigo:

  • Duration of seconds - 7%

  • Duration of minutes to up to 2 hours - 31%

  • Duration of 2-6 hours - 5%

  • Duration of 6-24 hours - 8%

  • Duration longer than 24 hours - 49%


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