Balance Awareness Week

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Balance Awareness Week

Balance Awareness Week: Imagine living life without balance?

Balance Awareness Week: Imagine living life without balance? Balance Awareness Week: Imagine living life without balance?

Close your eyes and stand on one foot. It’s hard, isn’t it? Now imagine having that same disorienting feeling on two feet, and with your eyes open. Balance is something most of us take for granted and never need to think about – until we lose it. Unlike Fiona Flamingo, who is next to me […]

Balance Awareness Week 2019

Balance Awareness Week 2019 Prof Dr Margie Sharpe - Dizziness & Balance Disorders Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

Goal of Balance Awareness Week Professor Dr Margie H Sharpe, Director of the Dizziness & Balance Disorders Centre here in Adelaide, says, “Raising awareness of vestibular disorders is a good time to encourage family and friends to learn more about the symptoms so they can support their loved ones’ who are suffering from dizziness and […]

BALANCE AWARENESS WEEK | September 2017

BALANCE AWARENESS WEEK | September 2017

You are not alone in your struggle with dizziness, vertigo, imbalance, vision problems, brain fog, and the other debilitating symptoms of a vestibular disorder.  Vertigo and dizziness are the second most common complaint after headache.  What can be difficult for both a patient and his or her doctor is that the word “dizziness” is a […]

BALANCE AWARENESS WEEK | September 2016

BALANCE AWARENESS WEEK | September 2016

You are not alone in your struggle with dizziness, vertigo, imbalance, vision problems, brain fog, and the other debilitating symptoms of a vestibular disorder. Feeling Dizzy? More than 1/3 of adults in the U.S. have experienced some sort of vestibular dysfunction, but many remain undiagnosed. Bryce Salvador, Honorary Chair of Balance Awareness Week and retired […]

BALANCE AWARENESS WEEK | 2014 Media Release

BALANCE AWARENESS WEEK | 2014 Media Release

Let’s Talk Dizziness Vertigo and dizziness are the second most common complaint after headache. Vertigo and dizziness are not disease entities, rather unspecific syndromes consisting of various disorders with different causes. However, the constellation of symptoms presented by patients with dizziness can be difficult to diagnose. The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner […]