Balance problems can range from feeling unsteady on your feet to feeling like the room is spinning. Are you uncoordinated, or is your clumsiness a sign of a balance problem?
There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is scary because it hits so suddenly and keeps you from doing normal activities. Learn why this happens and how to put loose ear crystals back in place.
Most of us know that in general, the lower your blood pressure reading, the better. But under certain conditions, low blood pressure could be a cause for concern.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one on dizziness.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits — and the main cause of accidental deaths — among Americans 65 and older. Dizziness often precedes a fall. Find out what to do if you experience vertigo.
Swimming is a summer highlight for many children, but it may surprise you to know that dehydration is a common problem. Get expert tips to keep your kids hydrated at the pool.
Many of us have felt light-headed when we stand too quickly, but if you have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), this simple movement can make your heart race. We all know that fitness is important for good health, but people with POTS may struggle to exercise. Find tips for exercising if you have POTS from an exercise physiologist.
Dizziness is not a problem you should ignore. It can affect people differently, making you feel like you are spinning, light-headed, imbalanced, woozy, or it can cause a floating or rocking sensation. You may also experience nausea and visual problems, such as a decrease in focus, says vestibular therapist Janet Kucinic. She says it’s important … Read More
Viral videos can be fun to watch but may be educational, too. A new study finds video sharing websites are being used for information on the Epley maneuver, which helps people suffering from a particular type of vertigo. Erika Woodson, MD, who treats vertigo at Cleveland Clinic says, “The one that is the most popular … Read More