Globally, ginkgo biloba leaf extract is widely used to treat dizziness and ringing in the ears.
Dealing with a chronic illness can bring with it an increased sense of vulnerability, but also the opportunity to heal and grow.
Healthcare providers who "walked the walk"--or were physically fit themselves--were more likely to encourage their patients to make regular physical activity a part of a healthy lifestyle, researchers report.
A combination of physical therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can reduce the severe fear of falls in older adults and make them less likely to avoid activities because of fear, new research suggests.
Arthur Wooten is an author who suffers from bilateral vestibulopathy with oscillopsia. Recently he shared with VeDA the inspiration behind his most recent book, "Dizzy: A Fictional Memoir."
VeDA: Without giving away the punch line, can you tell us generally what your book is about?
Finding a sustainable, accommodating job can be difficult for someone with a disability; while the unemployment rate for those without disabilities is about 8%, for individuals with a disability, it is a whopping 15%. As with the general population, the level of education and training after high school that a person with disabilities receives is a key factor in their ability to find work. The unemployment rate for all groups with a four-year degree or higher is only about 4%.
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According to writer Clark Crouch, strategic planning is a process by which we can envision the future and develop the necessary procedures and operations to influence and achieve that future.
It was a beautiful July day for a boat ride in Newport, RI, until Jeanne Driscoll, age 46, stepped off the boat and the rocking didn’t stop. Jeanne had two similar experiences several years earlier, the first after an airplane flight and another after a week on a cruise ship. In those previous experiences Jeanne gradually felt better after a few weeks and her life returned to normal.
A growing body of research indicates that people with untreated hearing loss may be at an increased risk of depression.
This is Balance Awareness Week! September 16-22, 2012
The goal of Balance Awareness Week is to “defeat dizziness” by helping people recognize the symptoms of a vestibular disorder, and urging them to seek help from a professional vestibular specialist. In addition, VeDA encourages the friends, family and coworkers of those suffering from a vestibular disorder to learn more about how balance dysfunction can impact their loved one’s ability to perform common day-to-day activities.