Originally Posted by WalksGINGERly
I am putting off a airline flight to visit family because of my problems with vertigo attcks, which I have had suffered with for 7 years now....
Is there any indication that flying could bring an attack on? i never flew before.
Does anyone have this problem of diziness etc and know of something you can take to prevent vertigo when you have to fly on an airplane?
You can go here: (Dr/Prof Hain Northwestern Univ) http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com...nt/flying.html
Many people are concerned about airplane travel when they are dizzy. They are worried both that they may become even more dizzy when they fly, as well as that their underlying condition causing dizziness may be affected by flying. In most cases, these fears are unjustified. Flying does two things -- it may induce motion sickness, and it may stimulate the ear through pressure changes.
In small planes, dizziness may come from either or both mechanisms. In larger planes................."(go to web site for full article)