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Letters Vestibular migraine

Vestibular migraine and persistent postural-perceptual dizziness

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 12 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5435
  1. Jan C Coebergh, consultant neurologist
  1. Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey KT19 0PZ, UK
  1. jan.coebergh{at}

Li and colleagues clarify that vestibular migraine is common, disabling, and treatable.1 Importantly, they mention that anxiety is a common comorbidity. Panic attacks occur during a vestibular migraine episode and are a risk factor for chronification. Anxiety …

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