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Balance disorders

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

Treatments for Balance disorders

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Balance disorders?

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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.
  • Vertigo
  • more types...»

Diagnostic Tests for Balance disorders

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Balance disorders: Complications

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Causes of Balance disorders

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Disease Topics Related To Balance disorders

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Balance disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend 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 from sudden inability more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that 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 stroke or 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 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 concussion diagnosis. The condition 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 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 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 may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Balance disorders

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Balance disorders: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Balance disorders

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Balance disorders: Animations

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Balance disorders: Broader Related Topics

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