Balance disorders: Introduction
Any cause of a disturbance in a person's sense of balance. Inner ear, brain, vascular and nervous system problems are the main origin of balance disorders. Balance disorders can range from mild to severe enough to cause vomiting. ...more »
Symptoms of Balance disorders
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Treatments for Balance disorders
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Balance disorders: Related Patient Stories
- vertigo + other symptoms
- Fatigue,loss of balance, tingling
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- Loss of Balance
- Vision distortion, anxiety, vertigo - causes??
- doctor needed for vertigo in Virginia
- Is this Vertigo ?
- Extreme amnesia, loss of balance, many other serious symptoms... please help
- Can't get a firm diagnosis, balance and concentration
- Vertigo Wont Go
- vertigo and stars
- Vertigo for over 2 years, no diagnosis
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- Constant Dizziness and Vertigo cured by a chiropractor
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Types of Balance disorders
- Peripheral vestibular balance disorder - ear is affected
- Central vestibular balance disorder - brain is affected
- Systemic balance disorder - major body systems are affected.
- Vascular balance disorder - blood flow is affected.
- more types...»
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Types of Balance disorders
Diagnostic Tests for Balance disorders
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Causes of Balance disorders
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Misdiagnosis and Balance disorders
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a ...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild ...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also...read more »
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