balance disorder

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balance disorder

Audiology A disturbance in equilibrium due to a disruption of the labryrinth. See Equilibrium.
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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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[ClickPress, Tue Apr 16 2019] Primary and secondary problems inflicted by vestibular disorders have escalated in the recent past resulting in psychological problems such as depression and anxiety.
This book brings together 19 articles that review recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders, including both peripheral and central vestibular etiologies.
In addition to vestibular sympathetic reflex, the link between vestibular disorders and anxiety may be mediated through connections between the superior vestibular nucleus and the parabrachial nucleus, which in turn provides afferents to the limbic system [17].
However, it is imperative to recognize pediatric vestibular disorders early such that an etiological treatment to improve quality of life can be offered and prevent secondary alterations due to this disorder (20,21).
[USPRwire, Wed Sep 12 2018] Prevalence of vestibular disorders is highly perceptible worldwide, whereas associated diagnosis and treatment procedures currently available are ineffective.
Classification of vestibular symptoms: towards an international classification of vestibular disorders. J VestibRes.
The clinic also offersrehabilitation for vestibular disorders, which can be related to inner ear damage or dysfunction, accidents involving the neck,age-related changes or brain disorders.
She mentioned no previous vestibular disorders and/or migraine.
One of the treatment options for vestibular disorders (unilateral and bilateral vestibular hypofunction and central or mixed vestibular disorders) is vestibular rehabilitation (VR).
Objective: To investigate the correlation of ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential (o-VEMP ) and video head impulse (v-HIT) test results with caloric test results in peripheral vestibular disorders, and to define an algorithm for investigating vestibular disorders.