BPPV Vertigo Can Affect Anyone at Anytime!

BPPV Vertigo Can Affect Anyone at Anytime!

BPPV Vertigo can affect anyone at anytime, even Princesses and Presidents! The topic of vertigo quickly changes from irrelevant to emergency when people least expect it. That’s why I encourage you to read my blog and share my blog posts, so you and your loved...
Repeated Falls: What To Do About Them | BetterBalanceInLife.com

Repeated Falls: What To Do About Them | BetterBalanceInLife.com

In this blog, I discuss how to respond to a fall and how to investigate repeated falls. If anyone falls and experiences pain, or is unable to get up from the floor independently, it is recommended to take precaution and call 911.  Especially in cases where the...
What Works in Fall Prevention?

What Works in Fall Prevention?

Through normal aging, muscles lose strength and quickness, and unconscious balance reactions slow down.  The normal loss of muscle is significant enough to cause fear of falling and reduced quality of life, regardless of mobility level. However, there is one effective...
Reduce Fall Risk

Reduce Fall Risk

My personal and professional goal is to reduce fall risk for my patients, friends and neighbors, so I have been active as a leader on the San Diego County Fall Prevention Task Force to increase the common knowledge of strategies to prevent falls among older adults and...
UCSD Stein Public Lecture: “Dizziness and Vertigo, Part II – Research in Aging”

UCSD Stein Public Lecture: “Dizziness and Vertigo, Part II – Research in Aging”

In this blog, I share the link to my third UCSD Stein Public Lecture, “Dizziness and Vertigo, Part II – Research in Aging,” which aired on University of California television (UC-TV) on March 8,2018. In 2017, I offered my second UCSD Stein Public...
Dizziness and Vertigo can Cause Burns

Dizziness and Vertigo can Cause Burns

Dizziness and vertigo can cause burns. In this blog, I will describe to you two stories that illustrate the importance of clearing up symptoms of dizziness and vertigo as quickly as possible to avoid serious injury. One of the phrases I repeat often to many of my...