About 15 percent of American adults have problems with their balance. Even children are not exempt, with about 5 percent suffering from dizziness. What causes dizziness, and what can be done about it?
This condition with the long and complicated name is the most common cause of balance difficulties. In it, the tiny crystals in the inner ear become unmoored and move out of place. What triggers that, and how can it best be treated? Who is most susceptible to BPPV and how is the diagnosis made?
What is Meniere’s disease and who is most likely to be affected? What can be done to correct this condition?
Dr. David Kaylie will be in our studio to answer your questions about balance disorders from 7 to 8 am on April 7, 2018. Have you been diagnosed with otoliths? Do you take a medication such as gentamycin that can cause dizziness? Give us a call to learn what you can do about dizziness: 888-472-3366 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
David M. Kaylie, MD, FACS, is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences at Duke University Medical School. He is also Medical Director of the Duke Vestibular Disorders Clinic, the Duke Otolaryngology Clinic and the Duke Skull Base Center. Dr. Kaylie's research interests are in balance disorders after cochlear implant surgery as well as hearing preservation in skull base surgery. He serves on several committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology.
Extremely informative. I have had Meniere’s since 2013 and did not know a lot about it. I have learned much from this show.
Just listened to your podcast 1116 and found it most informative.
Very enlightening! As I have a benign tumour and I have vertigo all the time apart from when I sit or lie down ! I have to use a stick to stop my self from looking drunk when I walk !( to stabilize myself ) like it was said everyone. thinks I look good or well ! I go for yearly checkup (April) MRI ) this information has given me food for thought !! Thank you so much 😘😘😘
Extremely informative program that surely much of the population could find very helpful.
Presented in a masterful style.