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Podcast: How to Explain Your Vestibular Symptoms to Your Healthcare Provider

ICU - "I See You" Podcast How to Explain Your Vestibular Symptoms to Your Healthcare Provider Listen Now Available wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts       Spotify Anyone who has ever experienced vestibular

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Talking About Your Walking Poles As A Vestibular Patient

"What Are Those Poles For?" “Are you practicing your skiing?” a colleague quipped at a conference at the beach. “Did you hike here?” asked the server at a restaurant near my home in the Blue

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Falling Back: BPPV and Relapse of Vertiginous Symptoms in the Fall Season

Falling Back: BPPV and Relapse of Vertiginous Symptoms in the Fall Season Though it’s not an official condition, “October Slide” refers to the worsening of symptoms that those with chronic illness begin to feel as

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You Can Help a Patient Like Manisha

Living with a vestibular condition is hard enough without being told that your symptoms are “all in your head.” Sadly, that is exactly what vestibular patients are told time and time again.  Right now, there

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Somatic Awareness

Why anxiety and fear of symptoms keeps dizziness going- and how to break that cycle If you’re suffering from a vestibular disorder, chances are that you’ve had an encounter (or two, or many!) with fear

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Migraine – More than a Headache

By Drs. Michael Teixido and John Carey. Updated June 2022 by Pavan Krishnan, pre-doctorate research fellow at Johns Hopkins Introduction Migraine is a common clinical problem characterized by episodic attacks of head pain and associated

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Soul-Care

Do what you love Fill your mind with positive insights Create a space to listen to yourself Be creative: paint, draw, color Connect with nature Share your story Listen to music Journal Laugh! Hi, soul!

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Taking Care as a Caretaker

For those who love helping others; a gentle reminder to take care of yourselves, too. As a physical therapist and meditation coach in training, I deeply sympathize with the joy that comes from supporting others

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Laurie Savino Fundraiser

Danny Burns' friend, Laurie Savino, was diagnosed with Meniere's about a year ago. Before COVID, Laurie was a successful New York City real estate agent selling $10 million a year.  As the real estate market

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Holiday Tips for Vestibular Patients

Holidays can be challenging for vestibular patients for many reasons. Family and social engagements often cause sensory over-stimulation, resulting in fatigue, and often triggering symptoms (e.g. dizziness, vertigo). In addition, for some, high sodium foods

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Fall Prevention

September is Fall Prevention Month, and Urban Poling is drawing attention to factors that contribute to falls related to imbalance. As we age, we grow more susceptible to impairments in vision, the vestibular system, proprioceptors,

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Living with a Vestibular Disorder During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A Research Study Dr. Laura Smith, a lecturer in Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Kent, collected information from people suffering from a vestibular disorder in the UK who had also been diagnosed

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