Dizziness with Head Turns

Dizziness with Head Turns

During my third UCSD Stein Public Lecture that I offered in January 2018, I had a chance to discuss the symptom of dizziness with head turns. This is a common complaint and can indicate a number of different root causes, all of which should be explored to reduce, if...
Dizziness Symptoms in Exercise Class

Dizziness Symptoms in Exercise Class

Have you ever experienced dizziness symptoms when you lied down, rolled over, turned your head or stood up quickly in an exercise class? Or maybe you have seen someone else in your class complain of dizziness during the class? Perhaps it even disrupted the session?...
My Message of Hope to Those who Suffer with Dizziness and Vertigo

My Message of Hope to Those who Suffer with Dizziness and Vertigo

Recently, I was chatting with a retired physician about my clinical specialty in Dizziness and Vertigo. We had a good laugh about the fact that an entire clinical practice could be built around one main symptom. After I explained to him the potentially life-changing...
Foot Neuropathy Treatment

Foot Neuropathy Treatment

A patient with foot neuropathy has amazed me over the last 6 weeks by the improvement in his walking stability and his confidence with walking outside. When I first saw him, he was literally shuffling – or sliding – his feet along the floor with small...
Living with a Vestibular Disorder

Living with a Vestibular Disorder

Since February 21, the medical care that I have personally received has caused me to experience vertigo any time I chew solid food. This was never a problem before. Obviously, I’m not still working with that healthcare provider whose treatment worsened my...
Is BPPV Always on the Side you Sleep on?

Is BPPV Always on the Side you Sleep on?

After his examination and treatment, one of my patients asked me very inquisitively, “Is BPPV always on the side you sleep on?” He felt vertigo when lying down.   I thought the question was excellent so I want to share with you my reply. Here is what I said: ‘Acute...

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