Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular Migraine or Migraine Association Vertigo (MAV) is a disorder which involves a problem with the coordination of the sensory information sent to your brain from the eyes, muscles & bones, and the vestibular organs inside the ears.

Nearly 40% of all migraine sufferers experience some vestibular symptoms during their lifetime, such as dizziness, sensitivity to light/sound and stiffness of the neck, however, people who suffer from vestibular migraine


  • Severe dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Other motion problems in the head, eyes or body
  • Diminished eye focus
  • Photo-sensitivity (light)
  • Phono-sensitivity (sound)
  • Tinnitus Nausea and vomiting
  • Ataxia (loss of control over bodily movement)
  • Neck pain
  • Muscle spasms in the upper spine area
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Anxiety/panic