Balance Disorders

Meniere’s Disease Diet

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At this point, nobody should be a stranger to the fact that Food Is Medicine. The fuel we use to recharge our bodies is vital to our overall health. And when it comes to a Meniere’s Disease Diet, what we choose NOT to put in our bodies is just as important as what we choose…

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Meniere’s Disease Basics: What is Meniere’s Disease?

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Meniere’s Disease is one of the trickiest vestibular disorders because so little is confirmed about its cause, its signs, and its treatment. This makes it particularly difficult for people to cope with and find help for Meniere’s. But fear not, because methods exist for diagnosing and treating Meniere’s Disease. While there isn’t a cure, there…

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3 Dangers of Leaving Your Dizziness Untreated

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It’s easy to put off getting treatment for your dizziness. You think to yourself, “Maybe it’ll go away on its own.” You procrastinate. Days pass. Weeks pass. Months pass. And you don’t get any better. Finally, you decide to visit your primary care doctor. They say you’re otherwise healthy, you get some anti-dizzy pills and…

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Labyrinthitis Treatment – From Diagnosis To A Better Life

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Labyrinthitis Treatment is a straightforward process with effective results. However, the challenge is actually arriving at a Labyrinthitis diagnosis because Labyrinthitis symptoms mimic many other conditions. Therefore, before treating Labyrinthitis, it is imperative that we arrive at the correct diagnosis. Diagnosing Labyrinthitis Vestibular researchers are always working on improving our equipment. The clinical use of…

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6 Strategies for Coping with Meniere’s Disease

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Unfortunately, there is currently (and for the foreseeable future) no known cure for Meniere’s Disease. At best, Meniere’s patients can make lifestyle changes that limit the severity of symptoms. Some strategies are very tangible, while other strategies come down to mindset alone. Below is a compiled list of lifestyle changes that have shown significant effect…

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Peripheral vs. Central Vertigo – Learn the Difference

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Distinguishing if the dizzy patient has Peripheral vs. Central Vertigo is the first step in helping a dizzy patient. This distinction makes all the difference in how they are treated and ultimately indicates the severity of one’s situation. Peripheral vs. Central Vertigo The balance system is a complex system composed of many parts that send…

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9 Common Questions About Post-Concussion Dizziness

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Concussions can happen to anyone and they are not only reserved for athletes and sports incidents. Concussions, medically referred to as mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) can happen from a car accident, fall, riding a bike or even on the playground. Unfortunately, concussions aren’t like a scrape on your arm, where you can noticeably see…

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10 Common BPPV Questions Answered

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The body’s ability to balance is one of nature’s most incredible developments. Although our balance system is made up of inputs throughout our body, the inner ear (vestibular system) houses the GPS of our balance. Particles called otoconia that are so microscopic you’d need more than 25,000 of them to equal an inch, get dislodged…

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Visual Vertigo Basics: What is Visually-Induced Dizziness

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Who doesn’t dread going to a crowded supermarket, airport, or shopping mall? They’re noisy, cluttered, and an overall hassle. But for those with visual vertigo, it’s more than just an inconvenience. It’s an over-stimulating nightmare. Visual Vertigo or Visually-Induced Dizziness (VID) is exactly as it sounds: dizzy symptoms spurred on by visual stimulus. Busy environments,…

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