Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common disorder of the inner ear’s vestibular system, which is a vital part of maintaining balance. BPPV is benign, meaning that it is not life-threatening nor generally progressive. BPPV produces a sensation of spinning called vertigo that is both paroxysmal and positional, meaning it occurs suddenly and with a change in head position.
Vertigo is the feeling of dizziness that can also be accompanied by nausea, loss of hearing and loss of balance. Vertigo, dizziness and imbalance are considered to be vestibular disorders, which affect the inner ear and brain. The Vestibular Disorders Association indicates that between 2001 and 2004, 35.4 percent of U.S. adults, age 40 and older,...
Balance and coordination problems can be cause by injuries, inner ear issues like vertigo, general weakness and more. These exercises should help. Read Doctor Jo’s blog post about this video at http://www.askdoctorjo.com/content/balance-coordination
Ménière's Disease, Excellent Illustration. It's not easy to take the high doses of Water Pillls (Diamoxx) every day. Eventually you feel depleted. Yes, it slightly alleviates mondo fullness to a small degree, but it also takes water out of your whole body which feels worse the longer you take water pills. Still, it's an important part of treatment.