• Vertigo Risk Factors

Risk Factors
Risk Factors of Vertigo

Vertigo can happen to anyone. However, certain groups have been seen to be more prone to develop the condition. They include:

  • Old Age: Vertigo is more likely to occur with old age.
  • Sex: Women are more likely to suffer from vertigo than men.
  • Head Injury: This is also a risk factor for developing vertigo.
  • Diseases that may increase the risk of developing stroke like high blood pressure, heart diseases, diabetes etc. also increases the risk of vertigo.
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol are also important factors that increase the chances of getting vertigo.
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