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Have you ever reeled from a head injury or trauma?

Have you ever reeled from a head injury or trauma?

Has it ever happened to you? Or someone you know… that bang to your head which left you reeling? It’s something which shouldn’t be taken lightly.  A dizzy spell, headache or simply feeling unwell are all signs you may have concussion. ‘Concussion’ is used to describe a minor head injury or head trauma, not usually […]

MdDS occurs more frequently in women than men. Recent research re-adapting treatment.

Mal de Debarquement syndrome (MdDS) is a rare and disabling movement disorder characterized by continuous feelings of rocking, swaying or bobbing, dizziness and unsteadiness long after the person has finished boating, surfing or a sea voyage. MdDS occurs more frequently in women than men. Patients experience fatigue, insomnia, headaches, dizziness, poor coordination, anxiety and depression. […]

Balancing staying active

Balancing staying active

Living with a vestibular disorder can affect a person’s life in many ways. Approximately forty percent of adults will experience significant dizziness at some time in their lives, and nearly one in four emergency room visits includes a complaint of dizziness. There are many causes of dizziness and balance problems – inner ear disease, traumatic […]

New technology transforming the diagnosing and reporting of vestibular disorders

New technology transforming the diagnosing and reporting of vestibular disorders

For many people maintaining balance isn’t easy, and it can be a challenge to understand why they suffer conditions that make it difficult to perform one or more basic activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or simply getting around inside the home. Dizziness is a sensation of light-headedness, faintness, or unsteadiness. Unlike dizziness, […]