Balance Problems

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is a balance disorder?
  2. How common are balance disorders?
  3. Why is it important to have good balance?
  4. What types of balance disorders are there?
  5. How can balance disorders affect an older person?
  6. What causes balance disorders?
  7. Can medications cause balance problems?
  8. Are there conditions or diseases that can cause balance problems?
  9. What can I do to better protect myself from getting a balance disorder?
  10. How can I prevent infections that cause balance problems?
  11. If my medication is causing a balance problem, what should I do?
  12. How do I know if I might have a balance problem?
  13. What do I do if I think I have a balance disorder?
  14. How can I best talk to my doctor about a balance problem?
  15. What options do I have for treating a balance disorder?
  16. How can exercise help with a balance disorder?
  17. What treatments are available for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)?
  18. What treatments are available for Ménière's disease?
  19. What research is being done to help treat and prevent balance disorders?

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