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Understanding vestibular labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis

What it is Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis are a result of an infection causing inflammation of the inner ear and the nerves communicating balance information to the brain. Infections of the inner ear are

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Safely put up holiday lights with these tips

Before you string up a single strand of lights, carefully check them for cracked cords, frayed ends or loose connections. This tip, and our additional tips below, will help you safely enjoy the holiday glow inside and

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Actually, you do have rocks in your head

Don’t worry. They’re supposed to be there. You may have heard of this condition being referred to as having “rocks loose in your head”, ear rocks, your “crystals” being out, and my favorite, your

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Reduce falls in the kitchen

Prevent falls in the kitchen – a checklist

A few things you can do or add to your kitchen to reduce the risk of falling: Are throw rugs/floor mats secure? Can you get to regularly used items without bending down or reaching up too far? Wipe up spills

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Case Study: Traumatic Brain Injury After a Fall

History BA is a 74-year-old male who came to The Center for Balance with complaints of dizziness and balance deficits after falling at home and hitting his head on the stone edge of the fireplace in his family room.

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Understanding Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED)

This month we discuss a condition called Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED). Our immune system constantly monitors our bodies for invasion by foreign germs and will rigorously attack them as a defense mechanism using

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