FAQ: Can Exercise Reduce my Risk of Falling?

FAQ: Can Exercise Reduce my Risk of Falling?

Today we’re going to answer a question that I frequently hear from my patients which is “Can exercise reduce my risk of falling?” The answer to the question is “Yes.” If you’re only going to do one thing to reduce your risk of falling, exercise...
Dizziness and Mental Health Issues

Dizziness and Mental Health Issues

Dizziness and Mental Health: What is the Relationship? Today we are going to discuss the interplay of dizziness and mental health. I frequently hear this question from my patients, their concerned friends or their family members: “Does everyone who is suffering...
How can I Safely Move around with Vertigo?

How can I Safely Move around with Vertigo?

Sometimes we cannot avoid moving around with vertigo because we need to go to the bathroom or perform other normal daily activities. The problem is that moving around with vertigo can cause falls, so I offer these tips and suggestions for people who need to safely...
Should I Move around with Vertigo?

Should I Move around with Vertigo?

People often ask me, “Should I try to move around with vertigo or sit still?” Whether movement is beneficial to recovery or unbeneficial suffering, depends on the root cause of your vertigo symptoms. Until you have a thorough and proper evaluation by a...
FAQ: Why Do I Feel Less Steady When I Come Indoors After Being Outside During the Day?

FAQ: Why Do I Feel Less Steady When I Come Indoors After Being Outside During the Day?

Today I am going to answer a question that I hear frequently from my older patients patients which is, “Why do I feel less steady after being outside, like when I come indoors on a bright sunny day?” The answer is normal aging of the eye causing longer...
FAQ: Medical Management to Reduce Fall Risk

FAQ: Medical Management to Reduce Fall Risk

Today we’re going to answer the frequently asked question (FAQ) that I hear from my patients which is, “If I want to prevent myself from falling, or reduce fall risk, what do I need to know or do medically?” What you need to know about medical management...