Neuroscience

Study offers hope for sufferers of vertigo

We've known for a while that the vestibular system in the inner ear is responsible for helping us keep our balance. And while researchers have already developed a basic understanding of how the brain constructs our perceptions ...

Neuroscience

Decoding the secrets of balance

(Medical Xpress) -- New understanding of how the brain processes information from inner ear offers hope for sufferers of vertigo.

Health

Training the dizziness away

Many people are plagued by dizziness. To date, doctors have had to visually use their best judgment to determine its severity. Now the innovative EQUIVert system is here to provide objective diagnoses for the first time. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Interactive website helps to reduce dizziness

An interactive website developed by health psychology and primary care researchers at the University of Southampton has been shown to reduce dizziness amongst adults aged 50 and above.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Dizziness inPparkinson's may be due to cerebral hypoperfusion

(HealthDay)—Cerebral hypoperfusion contributes to dizziness in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), even without orthostatic hypotension (OH), according to a study published online April 12 in the Journal of Clinical ...

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Dizziness

Dizziness refers to an impairment in spatial perception and stability. The term is somewhat imprecise. It can be used to mean vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium, or a non-specific feeling such as giddiness or foolishness.

One can induce dizziness by engaging in disorientating activities such as spinning.

A stroke is the cause of isolated dizziness in 0.7% of people who present to the emergency room.

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