In August 2013, 52-year-old David suffered a sudden onset of vertigo that later led doctors to discover that he had suffered a stroke. David is launching a vestibular support group for people with symptoms similar to his.
Archive for April 2014
New research suggests that people with more education recover significantly better from serious head injuries.
Scientists from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that adults with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries who had earned at least an undergraduate degree were more than seven times as likely to completely recover from their injury than those who didn't finish high school.
Recurrent dizzy spells shouldn't be dismissed, according to the April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Any recurrent, sudden, severe attacks or prolonged episodes of dizziness, faintness, light-headedness or vertigo can signal underlying disorders and warrant a visit to the doctor.
Athletes of all ages are working on their stability to improve stamina and minimize injuries
Ronnie Corbett describes his battle with labs as only a sufferer can. Click 'Read More' below to watch his YouTube video.
Vertigo is a carnival world and I was the Human Bumper Car.
Motion sickness seems to be caused by a mismatch between certain body receptors: the eyes, the vestibular mechanism in the ear, and position receptors to muscles and joints.
Many sufferers of dizziness are surprised to find that not doing the movements that make you dizzy will actually delay your recovery in the case of vestibular problems. An exercise program that repeats the movements that provoke dizziness can train your brain to compensate and help you to overcome it.
By Nora Krug, Monday, April 21, 1:38 PM
Dizziness is an imprecise term, according to Timothy C. Hain, a neurologist at Northwestern University. Vertigo, for example, is a kind of dizziness, as is lightheadedness. In an e-mail dialogue, Hain explained the conditions as well as the tools used to diagnose and treat them.
Researchers are planning a clinical trial to test Vagus nerve stimulation.