balance disorder

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balance disorder

Audiology A disturbance in equilibrium due to a disruption of the labryrinth. See Equilibrium.

balance disorder

Any condition that affects a person's ability to feel steady while walking, sitting, standing, resting, working, or turning. Some common examples include disease of the labyrinth of the ear, cerebellar strokes, and seasickness.
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About 3000 people in the UK are known to have the disease, which can cause uncontrollable pain, chronic fatigue, balance problems and falls.
Symptoms may include regular headaches or migraines, memory loss, dizziness, balance problems, pins and needles, double vision or seizures.
They also help the ponies to cope with riders who have balance problems.
Although some falls can be prevented by taking adequate precautions, such as wearing safe footwear, falling become more common with the walking and balance problems that can happen as we age, visual difficulties, taking lots of medicines, or conditions such as dementia.
Balance problems are among the most common symptoms reported by people with multiple sclerosis--second only to fatigue, according to a 2003 study of more than 650 people with MS.
Button, who won the season's opening GP in Australia, overcame earlier balance problems in his McLaren to grab his first pole of the season.
The study findings also suggest that the balance problems may have been related to changes in the vestibular system that was associated with chemotherapy treatment.
This rod has what Shakespeare's Superteam match anglers asked for - a cure for the action and balance problems found in ordinary multi-length rods.
Most individuals with CHARGE have hearing loss, vision loss, and balance problems, which delay their development and communication skills.
You are right to be concerned about balance problems.
The man subsequently sued, for the relatively modest (by American litigation standards) sum of 20,000 euros, arguing that the plastic prosthetic skull he'd been fitted with caused him headaches, balance problems, and acute sensitivity to the weather.
Symptoms include chronic fatigue that can range from mild to incapacitating, incessant pain, lack of energy leading to crippling fatigue, sleeping difficulties, intolerance of the cold, irritable bowel syndrome, memory impairment, poor concentration, skin sensitivity, dizziness and balance problems, headaches, joint and muscles pains and irritable bladder.