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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It's unclear how many people have it, although it seems to predominantly affect women, according to the MdDS Balance Disorder Foundation.
TSX: HSM) (OTCQB: HSDT) has added MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington DC as the sixth site to provide services supporting Helius' ongoing pivotal trial investigating PoNS Therapy for the treatment of subjects with balance disorder resulting from mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injury, the company said.
Among the health conditions Enrile's camp cited in court pleadings were chronic hypertension, cardiovascular disease, irregular heartbeat, Asthma-COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) overlap syndrome, eyesight problems, and historical diagnoses of high blood sugar, high cholesterol, gait or balance disorder, upper gastrointestinal bleeding and an enlarged prostate.
The inner ear infections lead to a variety of symptoms, including sudden dizziness, hearing problems, or even hearing loss, balance disorder, and tinnitus.
The most common adverse reactions across all LYRICA clinical trials are dizziness, somnolence, dry mouth, edema, blurred vision, weight gain, constipation, euphoric mood, balance disorder, increased appetite, and thinking abnormal (primarily difficulty with concentration/attention).
One or more of these components can be affected by aging, injury or various diseases therefore resulting a balance disorder in which the individual feels unsteady or dizzy even in static conditions.
Our aim in this presentation is to review the occurance of the balance disorder on elderly osteoporotic individuals and fall down conclusion.
Research has shown that water can be used for therapy and rehabilitation for such disorders as myopathy, balance disorder, reduced range of motion, delayed motor development, and even some psychological symptoms.
Other most common adverse reactions include weight gain, constipation, euphoric mood, balance disorder, increased appetite and thinking abnormal (primarily difficulty with concentration/attention).
I work closely with the American (non-profit) MdDS Balance Disorder Foundation.
In clinical trials, the most common adverse reactions in patients taking dalfampridine included urinary tract infections, insomnia, dizziness, headache, nausea, weakness, back pain, balance disorder, swelling in the nose or throat, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, throat pain, and skin sensations including burning, tingling, and itching.
Diagnosing a balance disorder and its causes can be complicated because there are all sorts of problems that may result in altered balance.