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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Zoe has cerebral palsy as a result of being born three months premature and often faces extreme difficulty with balance, muscle weakness and coordination.
It is a fast-growing and aggressive tumor that affects motor functions in its victims, causing difficulty with balance, walking, chewing and swallowing.
The cause of this buildup, which affects older adults, is usually unclear and results in symptoms that include loss of bladder control, difficulty with balance and walking, and problems with memory, thinking, decision-making, and reasoning.
Some beginners had difficulty with balance and basic manoeuvres such as indicating and looking over their shoulder.
Treated mice had no difficulty with balance, ambulation or turning around on the beam.
His weakness progressed and later on developed difficulty with balance and coordination and manual dexterity and slurring of speech and partial seizures for last 4 years.
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.