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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The Dizziness of “Stultis the Fool”

A few months ago we reviewed the story of Vincent Van Gogh, revealing some interesting twists.  This week Hearing International looks at the British naturalist, Charles Darwin; famous for the his 19th century Theory of Evolution. Born in 1809 to wealthy parents in Shrewsbury, England, his mother died at the age of 8.  Educated at the University…

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