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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Some beginners had difficulty with balance and basic manoeuvres such as indicating and looking over their shoulder.
Common MS symptoms include visual problems, overwhelming fatigue, difficulty with balance and coordination, and various levels of impaired mobility.
Treated mice had no difficulty with balance, ambulation or turning around on the beam.
Three-wheeled adult bicycles provide the stability necessary for individuals who have difficulty with balance.
It is not uncommon for novice drivers to have difficulty with balance.
Sufferers have tremors, sluggish movement, muscle stiffness, and difficulty with balance.
Despite at times having trouble finding the right word, having lost her sense of smell, with occasional difficulty with balance, and an inability to multi-task as well as she was once able, she says in her book, "As it turned out, the attack, meant to take my life, gave me a deeper life, one richer and more meaningful than it might have been.
Key symptoms of the disease are tremors in limbs at rest, slowness of movement, stiffness and difficulty with balance.
The decedent used a cane outside of the house, had difficulty with balance and a history of falling, and had been diagnosed with tremors, early Alzheimer's, and macular degeneration.
Such an injury poses a risk for short-term symptoms including headache and difficulty with balance, thinking, concentrating, and sleeping, and may lead to long-term symptoms categorized as postconcussive syndrome, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Primary symptoms of the disease include involuntary shaking of the arms or legs (tremors), difficulty with balance, slowness of movement, and stiffness.