Subjective Cognitive Symptoms and Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) Performance in Patients With Vestibular Migraine and Menière’s Disease.
Cognitive symptoms in patients with vestibular disorders are far from rare, but identification of patients at risk for cognitive impairment remains poor. The Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) is a widely used patient-reported outcome questionnaire for dizzy patients with several questions that address cognitive function. However, the relationship between subjective cognitive symptomatology in patients with vestibular disorders and performance on DHI is poorly characterized.Retrospective cohort study.Tertiary care vestibular clinic.Individuals with diagnoses of vestibular migraine (VM), Menière’s disease (MD), and concomitant vestibular migraine and Menière’s disease (VMMD) presenting to clinic between January 2007 and December 2019.Of 761 subjects, 365 had VM, 311 had MD, and 85 had VMMD. Symptoms of brain fog and chronic fatigue occurred more frequently in the VM and VMMD groups compared with the MD group (χ2 (df = 2, n = 761) = 67.8, 20.9, respectively, p
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Authors: Divya A Chari, Yu-Hsi Liu, Janice J Chung, Steven D Rauch