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What Is Lateral Canal Vertigo?

Lateral canal is a variant of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). While this is not the most common form of BPPV, it is the most common subtype, making up as much as 12% of cases. What do you need to know about this particular cause of vertigo? How is it cared for? Read on to [...]

2017-08-09T14:06:09+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on What Is Lateral Canal Vertigo?

Alternative Migraine Remedies Vs Pain Medication

According to researchers, the primary means of caring for migraines – pain medication – may actually be making the problem worse. When over-the-counter or prescription pain pills are taken more than a couple of times per week, rebound headaches may begin to occur. This progression can turn episodic migraines into a chronic condition where migraines [...]

2017-06-09T06:53:00+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Alternative Migraine Remedies Vs Pain Medication

Can Vertigo Be Helped by Virtual Reality?

An article published by BBC News in January of 2017 outlines a new hope for those suffering from vertigo. It is anticipated that virtual reality can soon be used to diagnose and care for visual vertigo. What is vertigo and why does it occur? Vertigo is a false sensation of movement which causes the person [...]

2017-06-05T17:42:26+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Can Vertigo Be Helped by Virtual Reality?

Dizziness and Balance Issues Are Prevalent Among Children

  According to NIH research, fewer than 5% of children ages 3-8 deal with dizziness. However, that number quickly leaps to 6% for preteens and young teens and to 7.5% for those in the 15-17 age bracket. The study found additional information about the young ones dealing with dizziness: 1 in 4 reported that falling [...]

2017-06-08T06:27:46+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Dizziness and Balance Issues Are Prevalent Among Children

Why 3 Times as Many Women Suffer from Migraines as Men

Of the 38 million Americans coping with migraines in the United States, 28 million are adult women. That means 18% of adult women in the USA experience migraines. That is nearly one in five. Half of these women experience more than one migraine per month and a quarter of them deal with four or [...]

2017-06-20T16:29:44+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Why 3 Times as Many Women Suffer from Migraines as Men