Can stress trigger vestibular migraines? Stress is a well-known trigger for both migraine and vestibular migraine. In fact, in the 2007 study mentioned above, almost 80 percent of study participants cited stress as a trigger for migraine symptoms.
Can anxiety affect your vestibular system? Stress and anxiety can contribute to dysfunction of your vestibular system. Dizziness or vertigo can occur if any part of this system is impaired.
What are vestibular migraine triggers? In addition, people vulnerable to vestibular migraines can experience episodes after migraine triggers including altered sleep patterns, MSG, menstrual cycle and food such as chocolate, ripened or aged cheese and red wine.
How serious is a vestibular migraine? Cherian says. It causes falls and faintness in some cases, but with vestibular migraines you’ll have vertigo or a sense of spinning. Dizziness is generally not serious, and may relate to medications or heart problems as well as inner ear problems (with vestibular migraines), he says.