Living with Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

by Philippa Thomson Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome (SCDS) is a rare condition compared to other causes of dizziness.  Hain (2016) has diagnosed 46 patients compared to several thousand with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV).  Thus, SCDS is much less prevalent than BPPV which is known to affect 2% of the population. As it is…

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Weather Related Hearing Disorders

Some patients report that when the weather changes so does their hearing, vertigo or related symptoms, particularly those with diagnosed Meniere’s Disease.  If you see patients this is a relatively common complaint.   Could this be possible?  Was it a coincidence?  Could it be that it be the high pressure or low pressure in weather systems trigger some…

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