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.
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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
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.
Participating in our healing and our future is essential. It’s just the strategy that needs adjusting. Realizing that the mind cannot cure the body (or finances, or relationship, or business, or, or, or,…) allows for two VERY important things.
Your doctor may soon need to test how "activated" you are.
Great Dane's are trained to assist people with balance and mobility issues. Video by Joanne Rathe / Globe Staff