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...
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...
BPPV Questions Answered by Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

BPPV Questions Answered by Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

In this article, I answer two BPPV questions. BPPV Questions: Q. After one episode of BPPV resolved with vestibular therapy, is it possible that BPPV never returns? Well, if you are an optimist, of course! But in terms of recurrence rates, it’s about a 35% rate...
Symptoms of Foot Neuropathy: How to Identify

Symptoms of Foot Neuropathy: How to Identify

I have actually met a lot of people with neuropathy and who have no idea that they even had it, and that is causing them to fall. Foot neuropathy can cause imbalance (disequilibrium) and dizziness with standing, along with falls. In the following article, we will...
Safety Tips for Foot Neuropathy

Safety Tips for Foot Neuropathy

If you have foot neuropathy, there are some things you can do to help reduce your risk of falling. In this article, we will talk about some safety tips for foot neuropathy. Tip: Proper Footwear One thing you can do is to make sure you have proper footwear. Sometimes...

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