Resources

Read everything there is to know about Dizzy & Vertigo!

Categories

why-am-i-dizzy

Why Am I Dizzy?

Suddenly, it’s as if someone just shook up your entire world like a snowglobe. You’ve lost your bearings. You reach for something sturdy. And the moment seems to spin into oblivion. Once life reverts to stability, you’re left wondering: why am I dizzy? Like any singular symptom, there are numerous possible causes. There’s more than…
Read More
dizziness-101-intro-to-the-vestibular-system

Dizziness 101 – Intro to the Vestibular System

Vertigo Day is the world’s first virtual conference dedicated to dizzy patients. In this segment, Dr. Pearce explores the basics of dizziness, types of dizziness, the causes of dizziness, treatment options, and more. Tune and learn all there is to know about our vestibular system and the complexities which create our balance.
Read More
how-we-treat-dizziness

How We Treat Dizziness – What To Expect Working with the Dizzy & Vertigo Institute

Vestibular Audiology is a little-known discipline in healthcare. We know that. And it’s always been an uphill battle for Vestibular Treatment clinics like ours to educate people on how we’re different from ENTs, Neurologists, Physical Therapists, or General Physicians. While all of these doctors can treat a couple of sources of dizziness, only Vestibular Audiologists…
Read More
dangers-dizziness-left-untreated

3 Dangers of Leaving Your Dizziness Untreated

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…
Read More
vestibular-rehabilitation-therapy

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy Guide

You’ll be hard-pressed to find any dizziness treatment program that doesn’t include Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT). VRT is a customized set of visual and physical therapies designed to alleviate the symptoms of vestibular disorders and other sources of imbalance. There’s nothing generic or pre-planned about VRT. It’s tailored entirely to the dizzy patient’s situation. However,…
Read More
layrinthitis-treatment

Labyrinthitis Treatment – From Diagnosis To A Better Life

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…
Read More
vertigo-cause-what-causes-vertigo

Vertigo Cause – What Causes Vertigo?

If you lump all feelings of dizziness under the term “vertigo”, then there are too many varieties of vertigo cause to count. However, before asking yourself what causes vertigo, you must ask yourself, “Is this actually vertigo I’m experiencing?” Is This Vertigo? Somewhere along the line, the general public began referring to all things dizzy-related…
Read More
can-stress-cause-dizziness-vertigo

Can Stress Cause Dizziness or Vertigo?

Our fast-paced lives and general lack of coping mechanisms bring on a lot of unwanted stress. As if stress alone weren’t exhausting enough, it can also bring on other symptoms. For example, dizziness. Those who notice that their stress and dizziness go together like peas and carrots might be left wondering: can stress cause dizziness?…
Read More
menieres-disease-coping-strategies

6 Strategies for Coping with Meniere’s Disease

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…
Read More
bppv-treatment

4 Reasons You Should Get Your BPPV Treated Immediately

First and foremost, if you suspect (or know that you have) BPPV, then it’s worthwhile to find a vestibular specialist and get it treated as soon as possible. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of BPPV can cost you more money and cause significant changes in the quality of your life and those around you. The…
Read More
peripheral-vs-central-vertigo

Peripheral vs. Central Vertigo – Learn the Difference

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…
Read More
post-concussion-dizziness

9 Common Questions About Post-Concussion Dizziness

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…
Read More
vertigo-specialist

The Diagnosis Conundrum: Why Dizzy Patients Struggle to Get Answers

One of the biggest challenges we face in the vestibular community is overcoming the apprehension that dizzy patients develop over time when they aren’t given a solid answer to why they’re dizzy. It’s not uncommon for dizzy patients to bounce around between 5 or 6 general physicians, audiologists, ENTs, neurologists, chiropractors, and physical therapists in…
Read More

See how we can help you!

You deserve the time and resources to tell your story; we understand how scary vertigo and dizziness related symptoms can be. Let us provide you an optimal diagnosis and treatment plan to get you better.