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Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling?

Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality... Read More

Dizziness and Driving

It is not unusual for patients to ask about their ability to drive after... Read More

Dizziness and Imbalance in Children

Dizziness and imbalance are some of the most commonly reported medical symptoms in an... Read More

vHIT Helpful in Diagnosing Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease (MD) is notoriously difficult to diagnose under the best of circumstances, as... Read More

What is the role of the Video Head Impulse Test in Vestibular Assessment?

I was recently reading an article titled Evaluating the Diagnostic Accuracy of the Head... Read More

DIZZINESS & BALANCE

Vestibular Brain Droppings – Part III

It’s time again for some disorganized thoughts that surface periodically. Hopefully, one of them... Read More

Barotrauma

Last week we discussed alternobaric vertigo, and I used two examples: One common (a... Read More

Treatments for Meniere’s disease: Fact, Fiction or Biological Plausibility? Part V

Meniere’s Treatments: Diuretics   An important consideration when discussing the use of diuretics for... Read More

Vestibular Reimbursement – Part III

Clinical Decisions – Yes or No Last week, we discussed how vestibular function test... Read More

Recovering from Vestibular Injuries – Part IV

Your Brain on Vestibular Neuritis There was a commercial many years ago where you... Read More

HEARING LOSS

Vertigo -Hollywood Edition

A few years ago, we took a family trip to New York City for... Read More

Hearing Loss and Fall Risk: More Questions than Answers

Last week I posted a short blurb about a recent Johns Hopkins study linking... Read More

Hearing Loss: A Personal Story

The Natural Progression of the Hard of Hearing: A Personal Story This week I... Read More

Do Hearing Aids Improve Balance?

A couple of years ago, I published a post on this blog about a... Read More

Audiometric Patterns in Vestibular Disease

        All audiologists have an audiometer. So what can you do... Read More