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...
Self-Awareness of Walking Stability with Neuropathy or Normal Aging of the Feet

Self-Awareness of Walking Stability with Neuropathy or Normal Aging of the Feet

While I was at a community event last Monday at the Vista Senior Center, I was promoting the message that “Many falls are preventable” and passing out flyers for my new E-course, which is designed to benefit people with foot neuropathy, reduced blood flow...
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...
Have you hit a dead end in understanding the cause of your dizziness or vertigo?

Have you hit a dead end in understanding the cause of your dizziness or vertigo?

Does this sound like you or someone you know with dizziness, vertigo, imbalance or unexplained repeated falls? You’ve hit a lot of dead ends but you haven’t given up. One thing you’ve done right is to be persistent! Most people give up because they...

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