The main cause of alternobaric vertigo is disturbance to the inner ear balance mechanism.
The ear injury often results in the loss of spatial balance sense with symptoms including dizziness, light-headedness, and fainting.
Alternobaric vertigo is a scuba diving hazard and ear injuries are potentially extremely dangerous.
They often cause nausea and vomiting therefore you should seek medical treatment if you suffer from any symptoms of underwater vertigo.
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Note: Medical attention should be sought by any scuba diver experiencing loss of balance and giddiness underwater.