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...
The Benefits of Music to Support Vestibular Health

The Benefits of Music to Support Vestibular Health

I am in the unique position of being somebody who is not only a healthcare provider specializing in the inner ear, but I’m also a patient who has an inner ear problem myself. [In fact, I’ve had multiple inner ear problems since I was a kid.] I’ve recovered from...
Laugh with Me, Part 2 of 2

Laugh with Me, Part 2 of 2

I love to laugh and it is definitely more fun if you laugh with me! You may have noticed that laughter can bond people together – due to the release of oxytocin, the bonding hormone. Research has also shown that laughter may improve immune function and reduce...
Laugh With Me, Part 1 of 2

Laugh With Me, Part 1 of 2

“…God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.” -Genesis 21:6 (NIV)   While recovering from a labral tear of my hip which required extensive surgery to repair, I experienced the powerful healing benefits of...

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