Polypharmacy and Dizziness

Polypharmacy is a term used to describe the act of taking several medications. While there is no standard, it is generally considered that taking 4 or more prescription medications daily qualifies as polypharmacy. Taking 4 or more medications is not necessarily a problem, but it adds an element of “unknown” to the equation. An old…

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Vestibular Disorders Leading to Agoraphobia? Maybe

We know that epidemiology studies are influenced by the person or specialty performing the study. For example, ear specialists will find vestibular disorders as the cause for the complaint of dizziness more often than will primary care physicians. Is this because of the tests performed or simply the perspective of the examiner? Well, you won’t…

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