News Updates: Health & Wellness

Physical therapy makes difference with vertigo

Posted by Kerrie Denner

By Brian Lowney

For Dorothy Coelho, the road to recovery has been a long and difficult journey.

Since 2010, the 81-year-old Fall River resident has suffered 10 falls, some so serious that she landed in the hospital for a few days.

For the past three years, Coelho has occasionally experienced dizziness, which contributed to balance issues. She's fallen off her rocking chair and fractured a few ribs by falling in the bathroom tub.

Turning Straw Into Gold: You Don’t Have to Believe Your Thoughts

Posted by Kerrie Denner

Byron Katie's "inquiry" can help you question the validity of stressful thoughts

Published on October 3, 2013 by Toni Bernhard, J.D. in Turning Straw Into Gold

For many years, I was an expert at making myself miserable by taking a neutral thought, turning it into a stressful one, and then spinning that stressful thought into an even more stressful story—one with little or no basis in reality.

The rise of digital motion sickness: Video games, 3D films and iOS7 set to make condition the 21st century's biggest occupational disease

Posted by Kerrie Denner
  • Illness is a variation on motion sickness which is caused by gadgets 
  • Displays are now so good at mimicking reality they disorientate the brain 
  • Problem will only get worse as tech gets better, experts say 

By Aaron Sharp

Digitally induced motion sickness caused by iPhones, 3D films and computer games will become the biggest occupational illness of the 21st century, it has been claimed.

Chronic Resilience: The Comparison Trap

Posted by Kerrie Denner

New blog post by Danea

I recently had the pleasure of talking with the insightful Joan Friedlander, author of Business from Bed: The 6 Step Plan to Get Yourself Working Again After a Health Crisis. She has written a wonderful guide to creating a business or career that is in alignment with your values and with your health. While I’m off in recovery land, Joan has stepped in to share her wisdom with you. I asked her a few questions related to her book. She is answering the first one today and will be exploring the rest on her blog which I’ll be linking to. Without further ado, I would love to introduce you to Joan…

Defeat dizziness during National Balance Awareness Week

Posted by Kerrie Denner

Suffering from dizziness, nausea and poor balance? These could be symptoms of a condition called Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), one of the most common causes of vertigo.

During National Balance Awareness Week (September 16 - 22), Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital is raising awareness of the causes of vertigo and the treatment options available to defeat dizziness.


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