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2012-07-27 10:25:24

New understanding of how the brain processes information from inner ear offers hope for sufferers of vertigo If you have ever looked over the edge of a cliff and felt dizzy, you understand the challenges faced by people who suffer from symptoms of vestibular dysfunction such as vertigo and dizziness. There are over 70 million of them in North America. For people with vestibular loss, performing basic daily living activities that we take for granted (e.g. dressing, eating, getting in and...

2012-07-25 06:36:37

By: Erika Dunayer, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Jenna Marbles, Charlie bit my finger, and Glozell —what do all of these things have in common? They are all YouTube phenomena. Now, research is showing watching YouTube videos could be a new way to show the treatment for a common cause of vertigo, which often goes untreated by physicians. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear disorder that is a common cause of dizziness. This type of...

2012-07-05 10:36:44

A professor from the University of Southampton has called on doctors around the world to give patients with persistent dizziness a booklet of simple exercises, after new research has shown that it is a very cost effective treatment for common causes of the condition. Lucy Yardley, who has been researching dizziness for many years, will urge GPs at the international WONCA conference today (5 July) to ensure that the booklet is translated so that patients of all nationalities can benefit....

2012-04-23 22:02:53

University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher devises new exercise that allows the patient to 'self apply' A CU School of Medicine researcher who suffers from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and had to "fix it" before she could go to work one day was using a maneuver to treat herself that only made her sicker. "So I sat down and thought about it and figured out an alternate way to do it. Then I fixed myself and went in to work" and discovered a new treatment for this...


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