We have mentioned the following causes of vestibular disorders: viral or bacterial infections, Meniereâ€™s disease, Benign Positional Vertigo (BPV), natural ageing, migraines, medications, head injury, tumours, and autoimmune diseases. Below is a more comprehensive list of the causes of some types of vestibular disorders.
Acoustic neuroma â€”Â a tumour growing on the vestibulo-cochlear nerve.
Autoimmune inner ear disease â€”a mal-functioning immune system attack cells in the ear.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)Â â€” loose debris within part of the inner ear.
Cervicogenic dizziness â€” a syndrome of neck problems that include cervical trauma, cervical arthritis, and others.
Enlarged vestibular aqueduct â€” the function of the duct and endolymphatic sac are affected when the aqueduct is enlarged.
LabyrinthitisÂ andÂ vestibular neuritisÂ â€” inflammations caused by viral infection can damage the hearing and vestibular function (labyrinthitis) or the vestibular function (vestibular neuritis).