Acute vertigo –Could it be a stroke ? Part I

This is the first of a five part series on how to differentiate stroke from inner ear disease in acute vertigo. The main symptoms of cerebellar stroke (CS) are dizziness, nausea, vomiting, gait instability (unsteadiness while walking) , and headaches. This presents some difficulty because these symptoms are most often associated with common benign disorders…

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Treating Dizziness Related to Blood Pressure Issues – Part III

The treatment of dizziness related to blood pressure abnormalities is not within the scope of Audiology practice, and is best managed by an Internist or Primary Care physician. None of the suggestions listed below should be attempted without first consulting with your physician. As noted in the previous blogs, dizziness on rising from the sitting…

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