Vertigo From Stress: Five Root Causes

Vertigo From Stress: Five Root Causes

Many people have vertigo from stress. For that reason, stress is considered a risk factor for dizziness and vertigo. A comprehensive approach to treating dizziness and vertigo often includes stress management. Sometimes, personal changes may need to be made also such...
Dysautonomia: Emerging Strategies To Identify and Manage

Dysautonomia: Emerging Strategies To Identify and Manage

On Thursday 2/23/23 in the afternoon at a national physical therapy conference (CSM) in San Diego, I attended a fantastic presentation about Dysautonomia that included differential diagnosis, examination, appropriate referrals, treatment options, and exercise...
BPPV Recurrence

BPPV Recurrence

Brainstorm about BPPV Recurrence There is a fairly high rate of BPPV recurrence, especially in people with migraines. If you have previously suffered from vertigo, you may have been successfully treated for BPPV. Although BPPV can be successfully treated, it is never...
Medications and Dizziness

Medications and Dizziness

Dizziness is a side effect of many prescription drug medications. Blurry vision is another common side effect of certain drugs. Dizziness leads to falls, so it’s important to get to the root cause of why you are feeling dizzy. Side effects of medications and dizziness...
How Bladder Problems Cause Dizziness

How Bladder Problems Cause Dizziness

In my experience, there are five specific ways that bladder problems cause dizziness. Purposeful Dehydration When people have bladder control problems, they do not drink enough water. Purposeful dehydration can help them avoid embarrassing accidents. This makes sense!...
Statistics of Falling Down: Why You Should Tell Your Doctor if You Fall

Statistics of Falling Down: Why You Should Tell Your Doctor if You Fall

Statistics of Falling: How Many Older Adults Report a Fall Each Year? The statistics of falling down say that about one out of every 4 older adults are recording a fall once a year. They may or may not have to seek medical care. That statistic of falling came from a...

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