Lightning Strike and Dizziness

Interesting Case Last week, I saw a very pleasant, intelligent young man referred to me for chronic imbalance and falling. He was a healthy, active man until a mobile home he was working on was struck by lightning several years ago. In addition to numerous other issues, he complained of bothersome bilateral tinnitus, but no…

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

                           Gentamicin Risks This is the final installment in this series, and I intentionally finish with Intra-Tympanic Gentamicin (ITG) because it appears to be the most effective technique in managing the frequency and severity of episodic vertigo caused by Meniere’s disease. More recently, some physicians are using very low doses of ITG, and report fewer…

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