When You Should Worry About Dizziness

Tags: dizziness, Double vision, Headaches, vision loss

Do you feel dizzy sometimes? It’s a common complaint. Whether imbalance is caused by vertigo, inner ear or other medical conditions, there are many good therapies available.

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Manage Vertigo, Improve Your Balance

Tags: dizziness, falling, senior safety, vertigo

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits—and the main cause of accidental deaths—among Americans 65 and older. Learn how to stay upright and alright.

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YouTube May Help Treat Vertigo (Video)

Tags: benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, BPPV, dizziness, epley maneuver, Headaches, inner-ear disorder, vertigo

For people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, a simple technique called the Epley Maneuver, demonstrated on YouTube, can help.

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Severe Insect Allergies

Tags: allergies, anaphylactic, anaphylactic reaction, blood pressure, cardiac arrest, diarrhea, dizziness, EpiPen, hydrocortisone, insect sting allergy

If you’re one of the estimated 2 million people in the United States who suffer from severe insect allergies, just setting foot outdoors during the warmer months can be downright terrifying.

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Falling: Are You At Risk?

Tags: arthritis, chronic disease, depression, dizziness, falling, geriatric, health screenings, rehabilitation, tips for winter weather

As we age, our bones become more fragile. Our reflexes are no longer lightening-quick. If you are over age 65, having four or more of these risk factors will increase your risk of falling by 80 percent.


Avoiding Heat-Related Illness During Summer

Tags: Competitive Edge, dehydration, dizziness, electrolytes, headache, heat stroke, hyperthermia, hyponatremia, hypovolemia, nausea

The summer months are approaching, bringing an increased risk of heat related illness ranging from exhaustion to heat stroke — especially for athletes.