Treating Vertigo Yourself: Eight Common Pitfalls

Treating Vertigo Yourself: Eight Common Pitfalls

Treating Vertigo Yourself: Is it a Good Idea? Many people who experience the symptoms of vertigo or dizziness go to the doctor for care. Sometimes the doctor or nurse will give you an exercise sheet and suggest for you to try treating vertigo yourself. Other times,...
What Causes Dizziness?

What Causes Dizziness?

People tend to look for what causes dizziness, where in most cases, it may not be just one factor that is causing this problem. The Cause of Dizziness is Usually Multifactorial Some of the body areas that may be causing dizziness are the ears, eyes, neck, heart,...
Blurry Vision: What you Need to Know

Blurry Vision: What you Need to Know

If your vision is blurry, the first two professionals to consult are most likely your primary care physician and your eye doctor. The eye doctor can check your vision to see if you need new glasses. If you have recently gotten new glasses, it is possible the...
Flying with Vertigo: Tips for Plane Travel with Vertigo

Flying with Vertigo: Tips for Plane Travel with Vertigo

Can you go flying with Vertigo? Many people ask me if they can go flying with vertigo. I cannot make that decision for you but I can share tips to get through the airport more comfortably. I have published three past blogs with helpful tips for flying with...
Epley Maneuver: 5 Reasons Why It Does Not Work

Epley Maneuver: 5 Reasons Why It Does Not Work

The Epley Maneuver for BPPV Particle Repositioning Many people with dizziness or vertigo have heard of the “Epley maneuver” as a treatment. The Epley maneuver is used to reposition BPPV crystals. It is the first procedure of its kind, published in the...
How to Reduce the Risk of Falling In Your Home

How to Reduce the Risk of Falling In Your Home

Reduce the Risk of Falling at Home Making your home more safe is important to reduce the risk of falling, especially if you have dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness with walking, or balance problems. Most falls occur on a level surface, slipping or tripping inside your...
BPPV Treatment: Does it Hurt?

BPPV Treatment: Does it Hurt?

Does BPPV Treatment Hurt? Many people ask me if BPPV treatment hurts. The answer is that BPPV treatment may cause some temporary discomfort. During or after BPPV treatment, some patients also complain of mild to moderate pain in their head or neck. Informed Consent:...
Have Symptoms Of BPPV? What To Do

Have Symptoms Of BPPV? What To Do

Have Symptoms of BPPV? What to Do It is very important to act as soon as possible if you feel like you have symptoms of BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo). There are a few different steps that someone can take to get themselves the care that they need if they...
How To Maintain Balance and Mobility

How To Maintain Balance and Mobility

If you are looking to maintain balance and mobility, the main thing to remember is — move it or lose it. It’s pretty simple, right? A lot of people think that when they retire they are just going to be sedentary and relax. In contrast, if you are retired, I...

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