Cervical and labyrinthitis, is there a link?

Cervical and labyrinthitis, is there a link?

Labyrinthitis and cervical, what are they? How do they manifest themselves? Is there a link between these two disorders? Let’s get to know them more closely.

Cervical and labyrinthitis, is there a link?

Very often the term labyrinthitis is used to indicate problems related to neck pain associated with dizziness and dizziness . This is not correct, even the ailments such as cervical and labyrinthitis as well as the symptoms of dizziness and dizziness can be linked and with common causes.

Let’s get to know specifically the labyrinthitis and the cervical to understand the similarities and differences between these two physical ailments.

The labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammatory disorder of the labyrinth that is of the inner ear. This disease mainly causes balance disturbances and then dizziness with walking difficulties or incorrect posture. Obviously , hearing is also impaired and his auditory perceptual capacity is reduced.

Symptoms of vertigo often include nausea and vomiting . The general state of malaise and the incorrect perception of balance cause a lot of stress in the subject who is affected by labyrinthitis and this leads to anxiety and nervousness.

Labyrinthitis has a sporadic manifestation with single episodes or recurrent even if it resolves if the inflammation ends within 6 weeks.

A viral labyrinthitis is identified that usually affects the 30 to 60 age group and is therefore rare in children.

Furthermore, purulent labyrinthitis subsequent to meningitis is also identified and in this case the most exposed group are children under the age of 2 years. Finally, serous labyrinthitis is typical in the pediatric age group when we have cases of otitis , be it medium, acute or chronic.

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Causes of labyrinthitis

The most frequent causes for labyrinthitis are due to infection of the inner ear due to viruses or bacteria but in more sporadic cases other factors or trauma received to the ear may also be the origin of the infection.

Very often labyrinthitis results from a viral colds illness such as the flu or a cold. Even cervical inflammation can trigger an ear inflammation that leads to labyrinthitis.

Even systemic diseases such as mumps , mononucleosis and measles can cause labyrinthitis. Finally, bacteria can also cause infection and among these Streptococcus pneumoniae is the first on the list.

Risk factors for labyrinthitis are therefore the presence of viral or bacterial infections, smoking and alcohol consumption , fatigue and stress as well as allergies and autoimmune diseases.

The cervical

The cervical is a part of our spine and in particular the tract that includes the vertebrae that support the head. The cervical vertebrae have the function of allowing the head to move forward, backward and sideways .

When we talk about cervical, people commonly associate with this term every problem related to this front part of the neck. In medical jargon, on the other hand, problems such as cervical arthrosis or cervical sprain are distinguished which can therefore concern distinct problems with the nerves, muscles or bones in this area of ​​the body.

The cervical is often felt as muscle pain in the neck area that can extend to the shoulders and head. Symptoms such as headache , pain in the eyes and temples , vision problems, contractures, stiffness and numbness or tingling in the muscles and especially in the arms are all manifestations of inflammation in the cervical area.

It can happen that the inflammation also affects the inner ear leading to labyrinthitis resulting in orientation problems, dizziness, nausea and loss of balance.

Causes of the cervical

Very often it is incorrect posture and cold blows that trigger cervical problems. The cold and sudden changes in temperature lead to muscle tension and contractures.

As well as an unregulated or too stressed life associated with the maintenance of a relief head and spine positions and little physical activity are the causes of cervical problems.

In addition , trauma such as compression , blows or crushing in the cervical area are other causes of this problem. In most cases, the origin of the disorder is related to the muscle that is stiff, contracted, painful, while situations involving cartilage and bones are much less frequent.

The link between labyrinthitis and cervical

The link between labyrinthitis and cervical is certainly evident since adjacent areas can become inflamed simultaneously or successively one after the other.

It is evident that the onset of one of the two manifestations, which is labyrinthitis or cervical, can give rise to the onset of the other being precisely close, one as inflammation in the cervical area and the other inside the ear.

With the presence of inflammation in the cervical area we will probably have continuous pain and contracture in addition to the difficulty in moving the head. The onset of the head ring or pain in the temples as well as hearing problems are all symptoms that can be linked to labyrinthitis or can be the origin of this disease.

Dizziness, loss of balance, ringing in the ears, feeling sick and dizzy are common symptoms of both of these diseases.

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