Steroid use for dizziness under the scannerA new study has suggested that steroids could prove to be an effective option for treating vestibular neuritis that leads to dizziness due to a viral infection of the vestibular nerve.

The study was aimed to examine if a steroid drug, antiviral agent, or a combination of the two can improve the outcome of patients with vestibular neuritis.

The researchers said that methylprednisolone alone considerably improve recovery of patients with vestibular neuritis.