As a physical therapist, I’m often asked the following question by my patients, “Why am I dizzy?” Well, I can’t really answer that question without first explaining how the normal vestibular system works. So here goes!
Gentamicin and other aminoglycosides can cause permanent vestibular damage. This study - conducted by the family member of a vestibular patient - aims to evaluate the day to day limitations reported by people who have had adverse effects from these drugs.
Betsy Stengel is a Meniere's patient and a life-long swimmer. In this article she describes the challenges a swimming pool poses for a vestibular patient, such as the dancing reflection of light below the pool's surface, and how she faced her demons to reclaim her life.
SPC-Flakes have been clinically shown to support cellular fluid balance.
“A little spc-flakes at breakfast relieves me of my dizziness.” - Meniere’s Patient
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