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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Several ways: The imbalance or ataxia in ms is tough to manage, but the following may work: Buspirone occas. Works, physical therapy employing gait and coordination ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Ballance: Could be stroke, vertigo electolyyte problem Seems you shold get checked
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
May do : Why not put your mind at rest and see a neurologist to diagnose your conditionthat set of symptoms can be shared by a number of conditions.
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience in Neurology
Not exactly.: Meclizine is a non-selective central and peripheral histamine h1 antagonist that is commonly used in the management of motion sickness and vertigo.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, they can be: Your peripheral balance center is in your ear and is where people most often develop vertigo from. There are some really amazing canals in our inner e ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
NO: Not that i know of.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Yes: Your spatial stability is based on 3 senses: vision, vestibular balance (inner ear), and proprioception (tactile and joint/muscle sensation).
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: Possible, if accompanied by other anxiety symptoms & u have no medical problems to attribute to the balance problem.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thea Cross
22 years experience in Neurology
Multiple causes: Neuropathy causing gastroparesis as well as specific malabsorption issues of key vitamins for nerve health could cause dizziness.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Practice: Practice and strength. Also, when you have these, relaxation of the muscles to some degree will hold them in position. You may start by gently using a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not really: But you may be straining because you are not properly corrected for glasses. Poorly corrected vision may contribute to poor balance, but it not lik ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience in Dentistry
TMJ balance: Tmj could definitely cause balance problems (inner ear inflammation), I have two patients now that have that problem and one fells better after adjust ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, causes of Fibro: The causes of memory loss and fibrofog are as yet undetermined; however, a number of factors could be at the root of these cognitive impairments. It i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: An overactive thyroid can cause dizziness by causing the heart to race. An underactive thyroid may cause dizziness by causing the heart to run too slo ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Frightening: I'm sure the symptoms you are experiencing are frightening to you. First, try not to let your mind run away with all sorts of bad thoughts. Second, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Andrade
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Consult your doctor.: Stress and anxiety can impact your body's functioning in various ways. It is possible that the difficulty you are experiencing is related to stress le ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gleiber
23 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spinal : Spinal stenosis can be a highly debilitating condition as you already know, however, it is also a very treatable ailment with excellent success rates ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Patenaude
14 years experience in Pharmacology
Get an exam: There are many treatment options but it depends on what is causing the balance problem. It could be your inner ear, a muscular disorder or even your ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: However some research is looking at neurodegenerative disorders such as pathological similarities in glaucoma and alzheimer's.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Adrenal : Not usually.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: In most cases, it will right itself over time. The brain "doesn't like" the imbalance and will correct gradually it but it can take 1-2 years. If ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chavez
36 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Vision and memory: It depends. Vision is used to process sensory data and can effect information processing. However, you would require medical exam to measure and asses ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Training: Anything you do a lot, you get a lot better at.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: If you're hypothyroid (underactive) you may well be tired all the time because you will feel like you're "out of gas". If you are hyperthyroid, you ma ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience in Dentistry
Absolutely: Contact your pcp for referral for a sleep study, or polysomnogram. There are many possible causes of sleep fragmentation, and a disruption in the amou ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: These are symptoms consistent with hypothyroidism although other non-thyroid conditions can also cause the same things. Get a blood draw to tease it o ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: It sounds like you are looking for a single cause for these problems. It may be several problems that occur at the same time rather than one disorder ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
Likely not: Dry eyes can cause drying of the cornea. Balance is mediated by the inner ear and cerebellum...
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Poor digestions has nothing to do with vision.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
39 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Might: Yes possible , if for any reason compromise the cerebral circulation by pressing the carotids.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
40 years experience in Diabetology
Vertigo: You may be open space phobic or open space makes your inner ear sensitive sending wrong messages to the brain about your head position in space.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See a neurologist: Have you seen a neurologist and been evaluated for multiple sclerosis and other neurologic disorders? If not, see one immediately.

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