Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society
Introduction: Caffeine benefits and harms in health is a very controversial subject for a scientific research.
Methods: This is a systematic literature using PubMed database linking caffeine with the following keywords: ‘vestibular’, ‘vertigo’, ‘vestibular function’, ‘caloric tests’ e ‘electronystagmography”.
Results: Thirty articles were found and ten were analyzed for fulfill the inclusion criteria. These ten articles were grouped and then a separated in four groups, according to the approach.
Conclusion: There is a need of further randomized and controlled studies to understand the vestibular system.Text PDF