Dizziness: An imprecise term which may refer to a sense of spatial disorientation, motion of the environment, or lightheadedness.Vertigo: An illusion of movement, either of the external world revolving around the individual or of the individual revolving in space. Vertigo may be associated with disorders of the inner ear (EAR, INNER); VESTIBULAR NERVE; BRAINSTEM; or CEREBRAL CORTEX. Lesions in the TEMPORAL LOBE and PARIETAL LOBE may be associated with FOCAL SEIZURES that may feature vertigo as an ictal manifestation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp300-1)Vestibular Diseases: Pathological processes of the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH which contains part of the balancing apparatus. Patients with vestibular diseases show instability and are at risk of frequent falls.Vestibular Function Tests: A number of tests used to determine if the brain or balance portion of the inner ear are causing dizziness.Vestibular Neuronitis: Idiopathic inflammation of the VESTIBULAR NERVE, characterized clinically by the acute or subacute onset of VERTIGO; NAUSEA; and imbalance. The COCHLEAR NERVE is typically spared and HEARING LOSS and TINNITUS do not usually occur. Symptoms usually resolve over a period of days to weeks. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p304)Meniere Disease: A disease of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) that is characterized by fluctuating SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS; TINNITUS; episodic VERTIGO; and aural fullness. It is the most common form of endolymphatic hydrops.Nystagmus, Pathologic: Involuntary movements of the eye that are divided into two types, jerk and pendular. Jerk nystagmus has a slow phase in one direction followed by a corrective fast phase in the opposite direction, and is usually caused by central or peripheral vestibular dysfunction. Pendular nystagmus features oscillations that are of equal velocity in both directions and this condition is often associated with visual loss early in life. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p272)Headache: The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.Whiplash Injuries: Hyperextension injury to the neck, often the result of being struck from behind by a fast-moving vehicle, in an automobile accident. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Postural Balance: A POSTURE in which an ideal body mass distribution is achieved. Postural balance provides the body carriage stability and conditions for normal functions in stationary position or in movement, such as sitting, standing, or walking.Nystagmus, Physiologic: Involuntary rhythmical movements of the eyes in the normal person. These can be naturally occurring as in end-position (end-point, end-stage, or deviational) nystagmus or induced by the optokinetic drum (NYSTAGMUS, OPTOKINETIC), caloric test, or a rotating chair.Sensation Disorders: Disorders of the special senses (i.e., VISION; HEARING; TASTE; and SMELL) or somatosensory system (i.e., afferent components of the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM).Syncope: A transient loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished blood flow to the brain (i.e., BRAIN ISCHEMIA). Presyncope refers to the sensation of lightheadedness and loss of strength that precedes a syncopal event or accompanies an incomplete syncope. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp367-9)Labyrinth Diseases: Pathological processes of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) which contains the essential apparatus of hearing (COCHLEA) and balance (SEMICIRCULAR CANALS).Diagnostic Techniques, Otological: Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases of the ear or of hearing disorders or demonstration of hearing acuity or loss.Labyrinthine Fluids: Fluids found within the osseous labyrinth (PERILYMPH) and the membranous labyrinth (ENDOLYMPH) of the inner ear. (From Gray's Anatomy, 30th American ed, p1328, 1332)Hypotension, Orthostatic: A significant drop in BLOOD PRESSURE after assuming a standing position. Orthostatic hypotension is a finding, and defined as a 20-mm Hg decrease in systolic pressure or a 10-mm Hg decrease in diastolic pressure 3 minutes after the person has risen from supine to standing. Symptoms generally include DIZZINESS, blurred vision, and SYNCOPE.Motion Sickness: Disorder caused by motion, as sea sickness, train sickness, car sickness, air sickness, or SPACE MOTION SICKNESS. It may include nausea, vomiting and dizziness.Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases: Pathological processes of the ear, the nose, and the throat, also known as the ENT diseases.Caloric Tests: Elicitation of a rotatory nystagmus by stimulating the semicircular canals with water or air which is above or below body temperature. In warm caloric stimulation a rotatory nystagmus is developed toward the side of the stimulated ear; in cold, away from the stimulated side. Absence of nystagmus indicates the labyrinth is not functioning.Nausea: An unpleasant sensation in the stomach usually accompanied by the urge to vomit. Common causes are early pregnancy, sea and motion sickness, emotional stress, intense pain, food poisoning, and various enteroviruses.Accidental Falls: Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.Vestibule, Labyrinth: An oval, bony chamber of the inner ear, part of the bony labyrinth. It is continuous with bony COCHLEA anteriorly, and SEMICIRCULAR CANALS posteriorly. The vestibule contains two communicating sacs (utricle and saccule) of the balancing apparatus. The oval window on its lateral wall is occupied by the base of the STAPES of the MIDDLE EAR.Abdominal Pain: Sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the abdominal region.Abdomen, Acute: A clinical syndrome with acute abdominal pain that is severe, localized, and rapid in onset. Acute abdomen may be caused by a variety of disorders, injuries, or diseases.Rupture, Spontaneous: Tear or break of an organ, vessel or other soft part of the body, occurring in the absence of external force.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Menopause: The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.Menopause, Premature: The premature cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) when the last menstrual period occurs in a woman under the age of 40. It is due to the depletion of OVARIAN FOLLICLES. Premature MENOPAUSE can be caused by diseases; OVARIECTOMY; RADIATION; chemicals; and chromosomal abnormalities.Medical Waste: Blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special disposal procedures.Anoxia: Relatively complete absence of oxygen in one or more tissues.Cell Hypoxia: A condition of decreased oxygen content at the cellular level.Oxygen: An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1, alpha Subunit: Hypoxia-inducible factor 1, alpha subunit is a basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor that is regulated by OXYGEN availability and is targeted for degradation by VHL TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEIN.Neurology: A medical specialty concerned with the study of the structures, functions, and diseases of the nervous system.Headache Disorders: Various conditions with the symptom of HEADACHE. Headache disorders are classified into major groups, such as PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on characteristics of their headache symptoms) and SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on their etiologies). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)Tension-Type Headache: A common primary headache disorder, characterized by a dull, non-pulsatile, diffuse, band-like (or vice-like) PAIN of mild to moderate intensity in the HEAD; SCALP; or NECK. The subtypes are classified by frequency and severity of symptoms. There is no clear cause even though it has been associated with MUSCLE CONTRACTION and stress. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)Cluster Headache: A primary headache disorder that is characterized by severe, strictly unilateral PAIN which is orbital, supraorbital, temporal or in any combination of these sites, lasting 15-180 min. occurring 1 to 8 times a day. The attacks are associated with one or more of the following, all of which are ipsilateral: conjunctival injection, lacrimation, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, facial SWEATING, eyelid EDEMA, and miosis. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)Vascular Headaches: Secondary headache disorders attributed to a variety of cranial or cervical vascular disorders, such as BRAIN ISCHEMIA; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; and CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS.Terminology as Topic: The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.Dictionaries as Topic: Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.Crowdsourcing: Social media model for enabling public involvement and recruitment in participation. Use of social media to collect feedback and recruit volunteer subjects.Social Sciences: Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.Emergency Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.Certification: Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Bacteria: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Bacopa: A plant genus of the family Plantaginaceae. Members contain bacopaside, bacopasaponins and other dammarane type jujubogenins.Central Nervous System Diseases: Diseases of any component of the brain (including the cerebral hemispheres, diencephalon, brain stem, and cerebellum) or the spinal cord.Brain Concussion: A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries. The duration of UNCONSCIOUSNESS generally lasts a few seconds, but may persist for several hours. Concussions may be classified as mild, intermediate, and severe. Prolonged periods of unconsciousness (often defined as greater than 6 hours in duration) may be referred to as post-traumatic coma (COMA, POST-HEAD INJURY). (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p418)Triethyltin Compounds: Organic compounds composed of tin and three ethyl groups. Affect mitochondrial metabolism and inhibit oxidative phosphorylation by acting directly on the energy conserving processes.
An analysis of referral patterns for dizziness in the primary care setting. (1/421)BACKGROUND: The majority of balance disorders are non life-threatening and symptoms will resolve spontaneously. However, some patients require further investigation and many disorders may benefit from specialist treatment it is unclear whether appropriate identification and referral of this group of patients presently occurs. AIM: To review the management of patients with symptoms of dizziness within primary care. METHOD: A retrospective review of the management of 503 patients who visited their general practitioner (GP) complaining of dizziness between August 1993 and July 1995. Management was then compared with local criteria. RESULTS: On average, 2.2% of patients per year at the practices studied consulted their GP about dizziness, amounting to 0.7% of all consultations. The most common GP diagnosis was of an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorder (33.8%). Similarly, many of the 16% referred were directed to ENT (36%) specialists. The proportion of patients referred was significantly higher in those seeing their GP at least twice, those with symptoms lasting a year or more, or where there were additional symptoms associated with the dizziness, indicative of a cardiac, ENT, or neurological disorder. Compared with the local criteria, 17% of management decisions were deemed inappropriate. The major failing was not referring appropriate patients. This group comprised patients with chronic, non-urgent symptoms, and were significantly older than those appropriately referred. CONCLUSION: Patients with chronic symptoms of dizziness, particularly the elderly, are under-referred for specialist consultation and, therefore, do not have access to appropriate treatment regimes. This suggests a need for further training of GPs and evaluation of therapeutic needs of elderly dizzy patients. (+info)
Combination of calcium channel blockers and beta-adrenoceptor blockers for patients with exercise-induced angina pectoris: a double-blind parallel-group comparison of different classes of calcium channel blockers. Netherlands Working Group on Cardiovascular Research (WCN). (2/421)AIMS: The combination of calcium channel blockers and beta-adrenoceptor blockers is more effective for the treatment of exercise-induced angina pectoris than beta-adrenoceptor blocker monotherapy. As ischaemia in exercise-induced angina is preceded by increase in heart rate, calcium channel blockers with negative chronotropic properties may perform better for this purpose than nonchronotropic compounds. METHODS: A 335 patient double-blind parallel-group study comparing 14 day treatment with amlodipine 5 and 10 mg, with diltiazem 200 and 300 mg, and mibefradil 50 and 100 mg added to baseline beta-adrenoceptor blocker treatment was performed. Exercise testing (ETT) was performed by bicycle ergometry. RESULTS: Although none of the calcium channel blockers improved duration of exercise or amount of workload, all significantly delayed onset of 1 mm ST-segment depression on ETT (P<0.001 for any treatment vs baseline). In addition, mibefradil, both low and high dose treatment, produced the longest delays (low dose: different from diltiazem and amlodipine by 24.1 and 29.8 s, respectively, P<0. 003 and <0.001; high dose: different from diltiazem and amlodipine by 33.7 and 37.0 s, respectively, P<0.001 and <0.001). These effects were linearly correlated with the reduction in rate pressure product (RPP). Serious symptoms of dizziness occurred significantly more frequently on mibefradil (P<0.05), and 19 patients on mibefradil withdrew from trial. CONCLUSIONS: Calcium channel blockers with negative chronotropic properties provide greater delay of ischaemia in patients with exercise-induced angina, but the concomitant risk of intolerable dizziness attenuates this benefit. (+info)
The influence of CYP2D6 activity on the kinetics of propafenone enantiomers in Chinese subjects. (3/421)AIMS: To determine role of CYP2D6 activity in the pharmacokinetics of propafenone (PPF) enantiomers in native Chinese subjects. METHODS: Sixteen extensive metabolizers (EMs) and one poor metabolizer (PM), whose phenotype had been previously assessed with dextromethorphan metabolic phenotyping, were enrolled. Blood samples (0 approximately 15 h) were taken after oral administration of a single dose (400 mg) of racemic-propafenone hydrochloride. A reverse-phase h.p.l.c. method with pre-column derivatization was employed to quantitate enantiomeric concentrations of propafenone in plasma. RESULTS: For the EM subjects, S-PPF was less rapidly metabolized and had higher peak plasma concentrations than R-PPF (413+/-143 vs 291+/-109 ng ml-1, P<0.001). The AUC was markedly higher for S-PPF than for R-PPF (2214+/-776 vs 1639+/-630 microg h l-1, P<0.001), whereas the clearance of S-PPF was significantly lower than that of R-PPF (96.0+/-39.0 vs 138+/-78 l h-1, P<0.01). There were no differences in t1/2, and Cmax between the two isomers (P >0.05). In the one PM subject, not only did S-PPF appear to undergo less rapid metabolism than R-PPF, but the subject also showed 2 approximately 3 fold differences in Cmax, CL and AUC compared with EMs. The correlation coefficients (rs ) between dextromethorphan metabolic ratio (lg MR) and pharmacokinetic parameters (Cmax, CL and AUC) were 0.63, -0.87, 0.87 for S-PPF and 0. 57, -0.73, 0.86 for R-PPF, respectively. CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that CYP2D6 activity contributes to the pharmacokinetic variability of propafenone enantiomers in Chinese subjects. (+info)
Outcome of symptoms of dizziness in a general practice community sample. (4/421)BACKGROUND: Dizziness is commonly experienced in the community, but little is known about the long-term progression of the condition. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to assess over 18 months the outcome of symptoms of dizziness in a sample of patients identified from London general practices. METHOD: We followed up at 18 months a cohort of patients who reported symptoms of dizziness with or without anxiety, panic reactions or avoidance of situations that provoked the symptoms. The subjects completed a structured questionnaire both at baseline and at 18 months. RESULTS: At 18 months, 24% (95% CI = 23.5-34.8%) were more handicapped and 20% (95% CI = 15.2-25.2%) had recurrent dizziness, while 20% (95% CI = 14.9-24.8%) had improved. Patients with significant dizziness were more likely to consult their GP (OR = 14.4, 95% CI = 7.0-29.1) and were more likely to receive treatment (OR = 7.8, 95% CI = 3.2-22.4) or be referred to hospital (OR = 8.4, 95% CI = 3.2-22.4). The independent predictors of handicapping dizziness at 18 months were a history of fainting (OR = 2.4, 95% CI = 1.2-4.7), vertigo (OR = 2.6, 95% CI = 1.3-5.0) and avoidance of a situation that provoke dizziness (OR = 4.8, 95% CI = 2.5-9.0). CONCLUSION: Four per cent of all patients registered with a GP suffer persistent symptoms of dizziness and at least 3% are severely incapacitated by their symptoms. The presence of vertigo, fainting and avoidance in a person with dizziness is predictive of chronic handicapping dizziness. Further research is required on the progressions of symptoms of dizziness in a sample of GP attenders and those in the community. (+info)
Effects of sibutramine alone and with alcohol on cognitive function in healthy volunteers. (5/421)AIMS: To investigate the effects of sibutramine in combination with alcohol in a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, four-way crossover study in 20 healthy volunteers. METHODS: On each study day each volunteer received either: sibutramine 20 mg+0.5 g kg-1 alcohol; sibutramine 20 mg+placebo alcohol; placebo capsules+0.5 g kg-1 alcohol; or placebo capsules+placebo alcohol. Alcohol was administered 2 h following ingestion of the study capsules. During each study day, assessments of cognitive performance were made prior to dosing, and at 3, 4.5, 6 and 10 h post dosing. Blood alcohol concentration was estimated using a breath alcometer immediately prior to each cognitive performance test session. Each study day was followed by a minimum 7 day washout period. RESULTS: Alcohol was found to produce statistically significant impairments in tests of attention (maximum impairment to speed of digit vigilance=49 ms) and episodic memory (maximum impairment to speed of word recognition=74 ms). Alcohol also increased body sway (maximum increase 17.4 units) and lowered self rated alertness (maximum decrease 13.6 mm). These effects were produced by an inferred blood alcohol level of 53.2 mg dl-1. Sibutramine was not found to potentiate any of the effects of alcohol. There was a small, yet statistically significant, interaction effect observed on the sensitivity index of the picture recognition task. In this test, the combined effects of sibutramine and alcohol were smaller than the impairments produced by alcohol alone. Sibutramine, when dosed alone, was associated with improved performance on several tasks. Sibutramine improved attention (mean speed of digit vigilance improved by 21 ms), picture recognition speed (improvement at 3=81) and motor control (tracking error at 3 h reduced by 1.58 mm). Also sibutramine improved postural stability (reducing body sway at 3 h by 14.2 units). Adverse events reported were unremarkable and consistent with the known pharmacology of sibutramine and alcohol. CONCLUSIONS: There was little evidence of a clinically relevant interaction of sibutramine with the impairment of cognitive function produced by alcohol in healthy volunteers. The single statistically significant interaction indicated a reduction, rather than a worsening, of alcohol-induced impairment when sibutramine is taken concomitantly. Sibutramine when administered alone is associated with improved performance on several tasks. (+info)
The work by the developing primary care team in China: a survey in two cities. (6/421)BACKGROUND: China is in the process of converting its existing primary care resources into general practice. The infrastructure is different from that of many other countries. OBJECTIVES: We surveyed patients' reasons for encounter (RFE) and the health providers' diagnoses in the general practice clinics of two large northern cities in order to assess the nature of the work of these practices. METHOD: Practices whose staff had a short course of training in the theory and practice of the International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC) were recruited to document the RFE and diagnoses of patient encounters in two separate winter weeks. RESULTS: The practices dealt mainly with chronic illness in older patients. Hypertension-related problems were the most frequent diagnoses, followed by upper respiratory tract infection. Patients also consulted very frequently for dizziness. Overall, there was good agreement between RFE and diagnosis in some organ systems. CONCLUSION: In their present form, the Chinese practices surveyed were delivering the full range of general practice care to a self-selected age group of patients. The ICPC was very useful for monitoring the work of general practice from the perspective of both the patients and the providers. (+info)
Effect of sleep restriction on orthostatic cardiovascular control in humans. (7/421)We hypothesized that sleep restriction (4 consecutive nights, 4 h sleep/night) attenuates orthostatic tolerance. The effect of sleep restriction on cardiovascular responses to simulated orthostasis, arterial baroreflex gain, and heart rate variability was evaluated in 10 healthy volunteers. Arterial baroreflex gain was determined from heart rate responses to nitroprusside-phenylephrine injections, and orthostatic tolerance was tested via lower body negative pressure (LBNP). A Finapres device measured finger arterial pressure. No difference in baroreflex function, heart rate variability, or LBNP tolerance was observed with sleep restriction (P > 0.3). Systolic pressure was greater at -60 mmHg LBNP after sleep restriction than before sleep restriction (110 +/- 6 and 124 +/- 3 mmHg before and after sleep restriction, respectively, P = 0.038), whereas heart rate decreased (108 +/- 8 and 99 +/- 8 beats/min before and after sleep restriction, respectively, P = 0.028). These data demonstrate that sleep restriction produces subtle changes in cardiovascular responses to simulated orthostasis, but these changes do not compromise orthostatic tolerance. (+info)
Capture and fusion beats during atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. (8/421)Two patients were presented, and two previously unreported observations were made. Patient 1, a 50 year old man with episodic palpitations and dizziness for 10 years, exhibited initiation of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia (VT) by atrial fibrillation (AF). Patient 2, a 43 year old woman with a structurally normal heart but recurrent palpitations for one year, demonstrated fusion and capture beats during simultaneous VT and AF. An explanation is given as to why the latter phenomenon is rarely observed. (+info)
Acute dizziness is among the most common causes for visiting the emergency department (ED) . However, the differential diagnosis of dizziness is challenging for several reasons. First of all, dizziness can be a manifestation of conditions varying from life-threatening disorders to normal physiologic responses. Second, no diagnostic confirmatory tool is available for most disorders causing dizziness. Thus, the diagnosis is largely based on a constellation of clinical features obtained with careful history taking and bedside examinations . Neither blood tests nor brain imaging are cost-effective when applied to dizzy patients without discrimination . Third, the term "dizziness" may represent various feelings including vertigo, lightheadedness, pre-syncope, unsteadiness, and just not feeling well . The traditional approach to dizziness starts with defining the type of dizziness based on the belief that each type of dizziness reflects a specific underlying cause: vertigo is vestibular, ...
Dizziness is among the most prevalent complaints for which people seek medical help and the incidence increases with advancing age. Dizziness represents a diagnostic and treatment challenge because it is a subjective sensation, refers to a variety of symptoms (unsteadiness, spinning, sense of motion or lightheadedness), and has many potential contributory factors. Dizziness is often related to vestibular disease which is treated effectively with vestibular exercises. Successful management of dizziness is critical because dizziness is a major risk factor for falls in older adults.. There are parallels between the effects of age-related versus disease-related loss of vestibular function - in complaints of dizziness and increased risk for falls. The investigators question, then, is whether the same exercises that are beneficial for patients with vestibular pathology are beneficial for older patients with dizziness but normal vestibular function.. Older adults with dizziness who have been referred ...
The diagnosis and management of acute vertigo and dizziness is most of the time an easy task for the general practitioner. However, following an acute vestibular disorder and very often with no any overt cause, a considerable number of patients complain on chronic dizziness and subjective disturbance of balance despite normal clinical and laboratory tests. Patients describe that perceptual visual stimulus provoke or aggravate their symptoms that are frequently accompanied by anxiety. These cases have been described in the medical literature as Phobic Postural Vertigo, Visual Vertigo, Chronic Subjective Dizziness and Motion and Space Discomfort (2,3,4,5). Treatment of these conditions includes physical therapy (similar to vestibular rehabilitation exercises) and anti-anxiety or anti-depressant agents such as benzodiazepines and SSRI, however, the effectiveness of these approaches is debatable.. Because visual stimuli play a crucial role in space orientation and motion perception, it is reasonable ...
Patients presenting to primary care with complaints of dizziness are common. Differentiating the cause of dizziness can be made easier by considering 4 main categories of dizziness: vertigo, presyncope/syncope, disequilibrium, and nonspecific symptoms. Differentials should immediately include the most common causes of dizziness, such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and orthostatic hypotension. Diagnostic tests should be ordered for patients who have abnormal findings on physical examination that may indicate a more serious cause of dizziness.
Synonyms for dizziness in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for dizziness. 8 synonyms for dizziness: giddiness, lightheadedness, vertiginousness, vertigo, wooziness, lightheadedness, vertigo, giddiness. What are synonyms for dizziness?
Dizziness is very common in the elderly and affects more women than men. Estimates suggest that one third of the population have experienced an episode of vertigo by the age of 70 years. One large population study in the UK has shown that five out of every 1,000 people consult their General Practitioner each year for vertigo and ten out of every 1,000 for dizziness.. Other studies have shown that 9% of young adults reporting dizziness, nausea, vomiting and headaches had positive clinical testing for BPPV defined specifically as PIN (Positional Induced Nystagmus).. Jane Lumley (Physiotherapy Team Leader / Lower limb specialist) works closely with our ENT consultants, to develop bespoke treatment programmes that promote independence and develop effective management tools.. Referrals can be made directly for Insured and Self-Funding patients for Vestibular Rehabilitation to our Physiotherapy team and ENT consultants or via the choose and book system.. The content of this article is provided for ...
The best way to manage your vertigo and dizziness on a daily basis is to be aware of the circumstances that trigger your symptoms. For example, avoid
Many experts believe that Menieres disease is caused by an inner ear rupture that allows two different types of inner ear fluid to mix. By contrast, what causes dizziness and nausea dizziness can be a primary sign of a vestibular disorder in addition to a broad array of cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic, vision, and psychological problems. Other symptoms often accompany migraines, including nausea, vomiting, dizziness and visual disturbances. A person with these symptoms should visit a physician to determine the cause of his complaints and to establish an appropriate treatment plan to resolve the problem. Other possible causes of cholecystitis include infection, injury and tumors. Persistent nausea, vomiting and diarrhea can lead to dehydration and dizziness. Seek urgent medical care if you have any symptoms of a heart attack, youve sustained a blow to the head, or vomit blood or material that smells like stool. Cholecystitis Cholecystitis can cause abdominal pain, nausea and dizziness. ...
Dizziness and Imbalance Timothy C. Hain, MD Clinical Professor Neurology, Otolaryngology, Physical Therapy Northwestern University Lecture Goals 1. What do the terms Dizziness, Vertigo, Lightheadedness
Twenty-seven patients were recruited over a period of 13 months. Twenty-one patients enrolled in the study; but because of 2 dropouts, 19 patients completed the treatment. A median Dizziness Handicap Inventory change score of +7 points was calculated for those dizziness patients, with 3 patients improving by at least 18 points, indicating a clinically meaningful change. Seven of the 15 patients who performed the SF-BBS attained at least a 4-point improvement with an effect size of 1.2. A median Neck Disability Index change score of +1 was calculated for those patients with neck pain. Twelve minor adverse reactions were reported by 8 patients, with 3 of those reactions lasting longer than 24 hours. ...
Many conditions are associated with dizziness. Dizziness can accompany certain serious events, such as a concussion or brain bleed, epilepsy and seizures (convulsions), strokes, and cases of meningitis and encephalitis. However, the most common subcategories can be broken down as follows: 40% peripheral vestibular dysfunction, 10% central nervous system lesion, 15% psychiatric disorder, 25% presyncope/disequilibrium, and 10% nonspecific dizziness. Some vestibular pathologies have symptoms that are comorbid with mental disorders. The medical conditions that often have dizziness as a symptom include:. ...
Another study from AJR in Jan 2015 focused on dizziness/syncope. Due to difficulty to define definition of dizziness among patients, they used 3 terms of Dizziness, Syncope, andNear Syncope. They retrospectively looked at 253 patients with these complaints and found 3 clinical factors associated with positive findings: 1. age older than 60, 2. a focal neurological deficit, and 3. acute head trauma. Their conclusion is: Most patients presenting with syncope or dizziness to the emergency department may not benefit from head CT unless they have 3 above clinical factors.. Link to Article. ...
There are approximately 350 known causes of dizziness and vomiting. Physical and emotional factors usually spur these sensations. Many of the causes are nothing truly dangerous, but check with your physician to rule out something serious.PregnancyDuring pregnancy hormone levels can increase feelings of nausea. Changes in blood pressure and blood sugar due to the extra stresses on the body during pregnancy can contribute to both dizziness and nausea.Blood PressureRapid increases in blood pressure can lead to feelings of nausea and dizziness, just as low blood pressure also causes dizziness. Conditions of the heart, dehydration, excitement o...
Many patients complain of dizziness or light headedness on rising from the sitting or supine position. Postural dizziness has been loosely correlated with
Most effective herbal treatment for Dizziness and herbs for Dizziness. Causes and Symptoms of Dizziness. Herbal treatment of Dizziness by natural herbs is given in repertory format.
Allergies, sinus dizziness are associated with sinus problems. The symptoms of these allergies are very common such as runny nose, excessive sneezing, sore throat, watery eyes, bad breath and itching nose. Sinuses are the hollow cavities in the facial bones. Inflammation of the sinuses is known as sinusitis. It is caused by viral infection or due to fungus or mold in the sinuses. Dizziness is also caused by infection but do not show any symptoms. This condition can be cured within two weeks with proper treatment ...
The dizziness is during the day..its not the kind of dizzy when you are spun around in a chair but almost like when you first get off of a really fast ride, and those first couple steps you take, thats what kind of dizziness I mean. The Vertigo happens at night when Im sleeping and i feel like my entire body is floating all over the bed but when i open my eyes its gone. I have already went to the ER, and my chest xray and bloodwork came back normal. I do have high anixety but even when Iam feeling calm and okay, the dizziness is always still there. Others are saying Iam getting a sinus infection I know Iam not ...
The role of blood pressure in patients complaints of dizziness or light headedness on rising from the sitting or supine position. Alan Desmond, Dizziness Depot.
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I have had dizziness (worse when walking). If I try to keep my body and head still when walking it isnt as bad. My ear was irrigated 2.5 years ago and I have had fullness in my ear and the dizziness since. I have seen the ENT doctor, eye doctor, neurologist, had an MRI, an EMG and a EEG, sleep-deprived EEG, hearing test (with headphones on have to click a button when you hear the tone), eye test (I have glasses now), balance organ test, I think that was the EMG? everything is fine, what is causing this dizziness and fullness feeling in my left ear for two and a half years now??? HELP!. Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion ...
Dizziness is a very nonspecific symptom with a number of causes. Medically, dizziness can refer to vertigo, lightheadedness, feeling faint, or unsteadiness. Some of the multiple conditions that may cause lightheadedness include hypotension (low blood pressure), hypertension (high blood pressure), dehydration, endocrine disorders, heart conditions, and orthostatic hypotension.
Dealing with the abnormal symptoms of balance and stability or feeling dizzy, dazed, weak or unstable, dizziness can be the cause. Other symptoms of dizziness include disorientation, decreased visual clarity, fear of going into public spaces, etc. Our audiological scientist Dr Deepak Kumar evaluates ears and prescribes treatment of dizziness in Dublin, and also warns the symptoms may even worsen if there is a delay in the check-ups. To know more visit https://audiologyclinic.ie/what-is-dizziness-vertigo-balance/
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Dizziness can be caused by many different diseases and varies from a mild unsteadiness to a severe whirling sensation known as vertigo. Causes of dizziness are:
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For about 5 or 6 days now I have been suffering from Nausea and mild dizziness but these past few days my dizziness has gotten worse to the point where I cant lay down without the room spinning. I cant even shower without holding the wall to ensure that I wont fall over. I dont know whats happening to me. If theres anything you can tell me about this or how to treat it at home please reply ...
Causes of dizziness include blood pressure fluctuations, inner ear disturbances and nerve damage in the legs, explains Mayo Clinic. Dizziness accompanied by visual disturbances or speech problems may...
If your feeling light headed during a work out its best to take a rest break, put your head between your legs with arms resting on knees or if tolerated arms on head to opening airway, and help proper blood flow to return. Nauseous and dizziness should subside with rest. If it persist hours after your run or work out, you should seek additional medical advice. If you have tried prevention techniques and dizziness continues or occurs with light activity; a discussion with your doctor is needed to make sure no underlying health concerns are present ...
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Have you ever experienced dizziness/vertigo or the room spinning when you rolled over in bed, nauseated or too off balance to stand or get out of bed? Or, have you ever been stopped at a stoplight and noticed out of the corner of your eye, the car next to you was moving so you stomped on your brakes because you thought your car was moving only to realize you were not? These are misperceptions of motion, symptoms possibly of a dysfunctional vestibular system.. Dizziness and balance deficits are the primary symptoms of vestibular dysfunction, but other symptoms can include muscle tension, headache, decrease range of motion, and/or weakness.. Click the headings below to learn more about vestibular dysfunction and vestibular rehabilitation.. ...
Vestibular disorders can cause dizziness, vertigo, imbalance, problems with hearing, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, concentration, and other symptoms. Information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for various disorders is offered. Review Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Vestibular Disorders Association ...
Dizziness, also known as lightheadedness, may occur due to various reasons. It is usually associated with an underlying ear condition, low blood pressure, low
Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRIs magnetic field.
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How is vestibular disease treated? To diagnose vestibular disease, the veterinarian carefully performs diagnostic tests, examining the ear canals and performing a neurological exam. After it is certain that vestibular disease is the cause of the pets symptoms, very little can be done. There is not a cure for vestibular disease, so treatment usually involves curing the side-effects; the veterinarian can prescribe a medication to relieve nausea or a sedative that helps your pet manage its balance complications. The disease will gradually resolve on its own over the next 7 to 30 days. There remains no way to accelerate this process. Also, for some pets, the head-tilt side-effect will remain permanent. Once a pet gets vestibular disease, it is very rare that it reoccurs, though it is entirely possible for this to happen. For pets suffering from vestibular disease caused by another serious medical issue, further testing and attention may be necessary. If your pet requires further care, the ...
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- It presents a new original approach to diagnosis and rehabilitative treatment of vertigo and dizziness based on an innovative model of the vestibular system. (springer.com)
- What Causes Vertigo and Dizziness? (reference.com)
- A report reviewing presentation to US emergency departments (EDs) from 1995 through 2004 indicated that vertigo and dizziness accounted for 2.5% of presentations. (medscape.com)
- Vertigo and dizziness: An introduction and practical guide is an essential text which contains all you need to learn the basic knowledge and practical skills that are necessary for managing patients presenting with the common symptoms of dizziness and vertigo. (ecampus.com)
- Key features: - Concise, practical and easy to read - 2 colour diagrams throughout to aid understanding - Enables you to diagnose and treat patients in these areas - Written by experts in the field Vertigo and dizziness: An introduction and practical guide is an invaluable resourse for anyone who manages ENT patients either in the Outpatient or General Practice setting. (ecampus.com)
- Patients with somatoform vertigo and dizziness (SVD) disorders often report instability of stance or gait and fear of falling. (hindawi.com)
- Common causes of dizziness include a migraine, medications, and alcohol. (healthline.com)
- Causes of dizziness include blood pressure fluctuations, inner ear disturbances and nerve damage in the legs, explains Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
- Additional causes of dizziness include ear infections, heat strokes and low iron levels in the blood, explains Healthline. (reference.com)
- Typical causes of dizziness include medication effects, alcohol and problems with the inner ear. (reference.com)
- However, the most common subcategories can be broken down as follows: 40% peripheral vestibular dysfunction, 10% central nervous system lesion, 15% psychiatric disorder, 25% presyncope/disequilibrium, and 10% nonspecific dizziness. (wikipedia.org)
- 9 The original descriptions of agoraphobia, which is translated literally as fear of the marketplace, included sensations of dizziness and disequilibrium in the open-air markets of historic villages. (healio.com)
- Because the term dizziness is imprecise, it can refer to vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium, or a non-specific feeling such as giddiness or foolishness. (wikipedia.org)
- More severe symptoms of dizziness are often defined as vertigo . (naturalcures.com)
- When the tube is blocked with mucus caused by allergens in the air, it struggles to regulate balance and pressure, making you unstable and causing symptoms of dizziness and even vertigo. (aprilaire.com)
- The only real way to avoid feeling symptoms of dizziness is to avoid allergens altogether…but that can prove difficult with all that goes on in our world that we can't control. (aprilaire.com)
- Now that your symptoms of dizziness have subsided, you can begin to focus on what's causing your symptoms and get to the source. (aprilaire.com)
- Don't let symptoms of dizziness caused by allergies stop you from enjoying springtime walks or outdoor activities. (aprilaire.com)
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear problem that causes dizziness. (familydoctor.org)
- At least one study demonstrates a link between estrogen loss and a weakening of the otoconia in females experiencing benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), a disorder defined by episodes of dizziness that occur during movement. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Common causes of sudden dizziness include benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, inner-ear inflammation, blood pressure drops, structural inner-ear abnormal. (reference.com)
- For patient education resources, see the Brain and Nervous System Center and the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center , as well as Benign Positional Vertigo , Dizziness , Ménière Disease , and Tinnitus . (medscape.com)
- [ 5 ] Benign causes of dizziness included peripheral vertigo (294 cases) and orthostatic hypotension (121 cases). (medscape.com)
- Also called vertigo, dizziness can be caused by benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, inner ear inflammations, Meniere's disease, and certain medications. (livestrong.com)
- to evaluate rehabilitation, static, dynamic balance and recovery in acute unilateral vestibular loss (AUVL), to evaluate the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) with assessment of static and dynamic balance and to evaluate the prevalence of dizziness and BPPV in a population of 75-year-olds. (diva-portal.org)
- Study IV: A large cohort (675) of elderly was assessed regarding dizziness and BPPV. (diva-portal.org)
- A high prevalence of dizziness (36%) and BPPV (11%) was found. (diva-portal.org)
- The vestibular, or inner ear , problem known as BPPV is a disorder which involves dizziness, typically while changing positions, and is caused by damaged to grains of calcium called otoliths which signal to the brain when the body is in motion or tilting. (wisegeek.com)
- Sometimes, the treatment for BPPV is to simply wait and see if the dizziness dissipates when the infection or head injury heals. (wisegeek.com)
- Approximately 5.6 million medical appointments per year in the United States can be attributed to complaints of dizziness," said Neil Bhattacharyya, MD, chair of the multidisciplinary BPPV Guideline Panel. (eurekalert.org)
- Instead, patients with this type of dizziness generally feel as though they are floating or as though they may faint. (scientificamerican.com)
- That's a classic sign of a particular type of dizziness called vertigo . (webmd.com)
- Symptoms depend on the type of dizziness you have. (medicalcityhospital.com)
- The term chronic subjective dizziness (CSD) is used to describe a commonly encountered type of dizziness that is not easily categorized into one of several other types, and for which the physical examination is typically normal. (wikipedia.org)
- Primary care physicians evaluate most cases of dizziness and related symptoms. (medscape.com)
- Some cases of dizziness can also be due to mercury poisoning from dental amalgams. (naturalcures.com)
- Vitamin B complex, niacin (vitamin B3), vitamin E, and iron (in cases of dizziness related to anemia) are helpful supplements for preventing and minimizing the effects of dizziness. (naturalcures.com)
- In a study of older patients in a primary care setting, medications were implicated in 23% of cases of dizziness. (aafp.org)
- People with cervicogenic dizziness tend to complain of dizziness or general disorientation (a sensation of movement of the self or the environ-ment) that is often worse during head movements or after maintaining certain neck positions for a long time. (vestibular.org)
- People with low blood pressure commonly complain of dizziness because not enough oxygen is reaching the brain . (wisegeek.com)
- However, in this case, the low heart rate is a result of a well-trained, efficient heart pump, and they never complain of dizziness. (sutterhealth.org)
- When your system is low in sugar you can experience some nasty symptoms like weakness, dizziness, fast heart rate and excessive thirst. (lifehack.org)
- Chronic anemia sufferers experience ongoing fatigue, weakness and dizziness. (livestrong.com)
- What causes lightheadedness dizziness and weakness? (ehow.co.uk)
- Lightheadedness, dizziness and weakness can be due to temporary conditions or illnesses but also may be symptoms of more serious or chronic conditions. (ehow.co.uk)
- http://www.ehow.co.uk/info_8417105_causes-lightheadedness-dizziness-weakness.html. (ehow.co.uk)
- I have just bought a Toyota Prius T_Spirit and my wife as a passenger who is normally very well & healthy recently experienced a feeling of dizziness, weakness and the sound of other passenger voices in the car becoming distant as though she was passing out. (hybridcars.com)
- Women are more likely to experience dizziness during menopause , possibly due to the aging process and changes in hormone levels. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Among adults over age 65, up to 30 percent experience dizziness. (mayoclinic.org)
- Many people experience dizziness if they stand up too quickly. (mayoclinic.org)
- Very often you would experience dizziness al. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
- Women who begin to experience dizziness as their uterus grows during their second trimester may be able trace the root of their problem back to this expanding organ. (modernmom.com)
- Some patients describe dizziness not as a sensation in their head, but rather as a feeling of being off-balance when walking. (scientificamerican.com)
- As you talk with your doctor about your condition, try to describe your specific symptoms, how the dizziness makes you feel as it is coming on and after it has passed, what triggers it, and how long it lasts. (mayoclinic.org)
- Many different terms are often used to describe what is collectively known as dizziness . (bionity.com)
- To describe subtypes and assess causes, the researchers conducted a cross-sectional study among elderly patients in the Netherlands who saw their family physician for persistent dizziness. (medpagetoday.com)
- Dizziness is a word that is often used to describe two different feelings. (stlukesonline.org)
- Physicians aim to determine the exact reason for dizziness, which is challenging because different people describe the sensation differently. (wisegeek.com)
- Dizziness is a term used to describe everything from feeling faint or lightheaded to feeling weak or unsteady. (mdadvice.com)
- JEFFREY LEVIN was on a commuter train to Manhattan one morning in May 1992 when he suddenly felt unsteady and lightheaded, he said, as if "my head was in a bowl of Jell-O." Doctors told him the dizziness would probably pass, but Mr. Levin only felt worse as the weeks went by. (nytimes.com)
- Dizziness may make you feel unsteady and like things are moving when they are not. (brainline.org)
- This fact sheet provides basic information about dizziness and motion sickness and discusses causes, prevention and treatment options. (healthfinder.gov)
- https://www.entnet.org//content/dizziness-and-motion-sickness. (mayoclinic.org)
- A sudden onset of dizziness may appear due to motion sickness, an inner ear disturbance or medication, according to Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
- Balance disorder Broken escalator phenomenon Chronic subjective dizziness Coriolis effect (perception) Equilibrioception Ideomotor phenomenon Illusions of self-motion Motion sickness Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome Proprioception Seasickness Spatial disorientation The spins, a state of dizziness and disorientation due to intoxication Vertigo "dizziness" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary Dizziness at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Reeves, Alexander G. (wikipedia.org)
- But dizziness can also occur as an unprovoked and severe episodic or even constant occurrence--an understandable source of distress for the person experiencing it. (scientificamerican.com)
- Crystals normally occur in the inner ear, but the symptoms that arise when they become dislodged include dizziness and a sense that the room is spinning, a. (reference.com)
- Although dizziness can occur in people of any age, it is more common among older adults. (stlukesonline.org)
- Staying well-hydrated can help prevent or relieve several types of dizziness. (mayoclinic.org)
- This alteration leads to the sensation known as dizziness during, and even for some time after, the provoking event. (scientificamerican.com)
- Dizziness differs from vertigo, in that vertigo creates the sensation that the room spins around while the person remains still. (livestrong.com)
- Dizziness isn't a normal sensation after eating. (healingwell.com)
- Dizziness -- a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning -- can be an alarming sensation, but rarely signals a life-threatening condition. (livestrong.com)
- Dizziness represents a diagnostic and treatment challenge because it is a subjective sensation, refers to a variety of symptoms (unsteadiness, spinning, sense of motion or lightheadedness), and has many potential contributory factors. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Dizziness refers to a loss of balance or unsteadiness that can often be accompanied by a sensation of faintness and/or lightheadedness. (naturalcures.com)
- Unlike people who feel anxious in crowds because they feel something bad will happen, people with CSD may dislike crowds because all the movement leads to a sensation of dizziness. (wikipedia.org)
- The book explores bouts of dizziness that last for days, as well as constant dizziness that lasts for weeks, months, or even years. (jhu.edu)
- You should call your doctor if you continue to have repeated bouts of dizziness. (healthline.com)
- Nearly 90 million Americans, or more than one-third of the population, report bouts of dizziness at some point in their lives, according to studies from the National Institutes of Health. (nytimes.com)
- Dizziness is usually caused by a sudden drop of blood pressure in the brain as a result of standing up too quickly (postural hypotension), fatigue, stress, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), temporary blockage of blood to the brain as in a transient ischemic attack, low blood oxygenation (anemia), low blood iron, and/or certain drugs. (naturalcures.com)
- The recovery was evaluated by Dix-Hallpike test, subjective dizziness, unsteadiness and balance tests, after 1, 6 and 12 months. (diva-portal.org)
- 7,11,14 The core feature of this chronic subjective dizziness (CSD) is an acquired hypersensitivity to motion stimuli, including increased awareness of one's own movements and reduced tolerance for motion in the environment. (healio.com)
- Dizziness and disorientation can result from hot flashes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine believe that they have located a specific site in the human brain that could be one of the sources of dizziness and spatial disorientation. (redorbit.com)
- If we can disrupt upright perception in healthy people using TMS, it might also be possible to use TMS to fix dysfunction in the same location in people with dizziness and spatial disorientation," he said. (redorbit.com)
- We're excited that this could someday be a key to helping people who have dizziness and spatial disorientation to feel better. (redorbit.com)
- While dizziness can also be linked to damage to the inner ear, or to other senses such as vision, neurology instructor Dr. Amir Kheradmand and his colleagues report that they have discovered a region of the brain that plays a vital role in our subconscious awareness of which way is up and which way is down. (redorbit.com)
- People often refer to dizziness as vertigo , unsteadiness, or lightheadedness . (medicinenet.com)
- Approximately 35 percent of people over the age of 40 suffer from dizziness, and 80 percent of those who have symptoms of vertigo have an inner ear disorder. (courant.com)
- DIZZINESS MAY RESULT FROM NECK PAIN Neck pain and dizziness Many people experience neck pain and dizziness. (vestibular.org)
- This study suggests there's a small area of neural tissue in the parietal cortex substantially involved in this ability, giving us a place to start thinking about how we may be able to treat people with disorienting dizziness. (redorbit.com)
- Olsson Möller U, Midlöv P, Kristensson J, Ekdahl C, Berglund J, Jakobsson U. Prevalence and predictors of falls and dizziness in people younger and older than 80 years of age-A longitudinal cohort study. (medscape.com)
- Dizziness is among the most prevalent complaints for which people seek medical help and the incidence increases with advancing age. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Otolaryngologic literature from the mid-1800s contained the first clear descriptions of panic attacks in people with dizziness. (healio.com)
- These exercises, for people who suffer balance-induced dizziness, work similarly to getting their sea legs. (iol.co.za)
- We asked Andrew Clements, a Specialist vestibular physiotherapist - in what ways can a physiotherapist help with dizziness for people with MS? (mstrust.org.uk)
- Dizziness affects nearly one in three people aged over 65 in the UK and is often caused by problems with the vestibular (balance) organ in the inner ear. (southampton.ac.uk)
- However, very few people who report dizziness to their doctor are referred for this type of treatment, so there is a real need to improve access. (southampton.ac.uk)
- Researchers at the University of Southampton developed Balance Retraining to address this problem and help people with dizziness to carry out vestibular rehabilitation exercises via the Web - using video demonstrations, instructions and personalised feedback and advice. (southampton.ac.uk)
- Drugs used to treat other medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, can potentially make dizziness worse, especially if you are losing weight or not eating and drinking as well as you used to. (parkinsons.org.uk)
- Is there a certain time of day your dizziness is worse? (brainline.org)
- It is normal for your dizziness to get worse temporarily when starting exercises. (brainline.org)
- How do I Treat Severe Dizziness? (wisegeek.com)
- Severe dizziness is characterized by a feeling of unbalance and uncontrollable spinning, and is often accompanied by a proclivity for falling down. (wisegeek.com)
- Stabilizing blood pressure and treating heart disease will often reduce or eliminate severe dizziness. (wisegeek.com)
- One of the first warning signs that blood sugar levels are off for a diabetic is severe dizziness. (wisegeek.com)
- You can do many things to minimize severe dizziness and prevent a fall. (wisegeek.com)
- Carefully maintaining blood glucose levels should prevent dizziness. (wisegeek.com)
- A detailed look at one of the most common-and complex-medical complaints, Dizziness distills Drs. Whitman and Baloh's six decades of combined experience into a short and practical guide. (jhu.edu)
- In general, the most common causes of dizziness are activities everyone experiences, at least as children, namely running around in circles or riding carnival attractions that spin, loop or twist. (scientificamerican.com)
- In fact, dizziness is one of the most common reasons for a visit to a doctor's office. (scientificamerican.com)
- X Trustworthy Source Mayo Clinic Educational website from one of the world's leading hospitals Go to source Dizziness is a common reason for doctor visits and is certainly uncomfortable and/or annoying to experience, but it's unlikely to represent a serious, life-threatening condition. (wikihow.com)
- What Are Some Common Causes of Dizziness? (reference.com)
- Some common causes of dizziness are heart rhythm disorders and infections or disorders of the inner ear, according to Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
- Dizziness and vertigo are among the most common symptoms causing patients to visit a physician (as common as back pain and headaches). (medscape.com)
- This article outlines the clinical approach to dizziness with emphasis on differentiating peripheral from central dizziness and on office management of the most common diseases. (medscape.com)
- Dizziness and balance problems are common symptoms at all ages. (diva-portal.org)
- Dizziness can also be caused by problems with the heart, joints, vision, brain, nervous system or blood, to name a few common causes. (spirehealthcare.com)
- One of the most common causes of dizziness is inner ear disorders. (clevelandclinic.org)
- Dizziness is a common complaint. (healio.com)
- Professor Paul Little , a GP and Professor of Primary Care Research at the University of Southampton said: "Dizziness is both common and disabling and most sufferers don't get access to effective treatment. (southampton.ac.uk)
- Feelings of dizziness stem from the vestibular system, which includes the brain and the parts of the inner ear that sense position and motion, coupled with sensory information from the eyes, skin, and muscle tension. (encyclopedia.com)
- Because dizziness is a general term for a variety of feelings of instability, it spans a large range of symptoms. (encyclopedia.com)
- These substances all can restrict your blood vessels and worsen any feelings of dizziness you may have. (breastcancer.org)
- Both low blood pressure and high blood pressure are linked to feelings of faintness, dizziness , or lightheadedness. (wisegeek.com)
- MayoClinic.com characterizes ginkgo biloba as extremely effective in treating dizziness related to vestibular dysfunction, a balance problem originating in the inner ear. (livestrong.com)
- Dizziness is often related to vestibular disease which is treated effectively with vestibular exercises. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/ear-nose-and-throat-disorders/approach-to-the-patient-with-ear-problems/dizziness-and-vertigo. (mayoclinic.org)
- New and ongoing services are available at the University of Rochester Medical Center for the evaluation and care of patients with dizziness and balance disorders. (rochester.edu)
- Treatment research for patients with dizziness and psychiatric disorders is limited. (healio.com)
- Emerging data suggest that psychopharmacologic, 11,16,17 psychotherapeutic, 18 and behavioral 19-22 interventions may be effective for both primary and secondary psychiatric disorders in patients with dizziness. (healio.com)
- Studies in the United States 1-2 and United Kingdom 3-5 found that the 1-month point prevalence of dizziness is about 20% in primary care settings. (healio.com)
- I recommend a visit to a physician if dizziness occurs for an unknown reason. (scientificamerican.com)
- Dizziness or lightheadedness usually occurs during or soon after experiencing neck pain, stiffness and/or decreased neck range of motion. (vestibular.org)
- Dizziness occurs because the medication causes a momentary drop in blood pressure and interferes with the body's normal adjustment of blood supply. (wisegeek.com)