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...
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...
FAQ: Should I Be Supplementing with Vitamin D to Reduce My Risk of Falling?

FAQ: Should I Be Supplementing with Vitamin D to Reduce My Risk of Falling?

Today we are going to answer a question that I frequently hear (FAQ) from my patients, which is, “Should I be supplementing with vitamin D to reduce my risk of falling?” The answer is that it’s been thought for awhile, based on the research that has come...
FAQ: Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Look Up?

FAQ: Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Look Up?

Today we are going to answer a question that I frequently hear (FAQ) from my patients which is, “Why do I get dizzy when I look up?” The answer to that question is that dizziness with looking up – or what we call “Top Shelf Vertigo”...
Recurrence of BPPV Symptoms: How Will I Know if it Comes Back?

Recurrence of BPPV Symptoms: How Will I Know if it Comes Back?

Anytime that I treat a patient for BPPV, I always educate them on the possibility that BPPV symptoms could recur in the future. Of course, I also encourage them to contact me right away so they don’t get the run around, develop a fear of falling or experience...

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