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Dr. Victor yang
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
32 years in practice
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Can eating too much calcium cause dizziness or a buil up of crystals in inner ear and cause vertigo?

Dr. Victor yang
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
32 years in practice
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Can eating too much calcium cause dizziness or a buil up of crystals in inner ear and cause vertigo?

Don't overtake Ned's: While calcium is frequently beneficial, it like all meds, need to be taken according to necessity and proper dosing. Too much of anything is bad. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


Dr. Richard Davidson
Board Certified, Periodontics
46 years in practice
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I need to know what's an inner ear disturbance and does it cause dizziness?

Dr. Richard Davidson
Board Certified, Periodontics
46 years in practice
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I need to know what's an inner ear disturbance and does it cause dizziness?

Rocks in head: We have little rocks in our head, called otoliths. As they roll around as our head moves, they stimulate little hairs which the brain interprets so that we have a sense of balance. If the stones can't move because of fluid, pus or bacteria, our sense of balance is affected. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What good for inner ear dizziness?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What good for inner ear dizziness?

Meclizine: Meclizine, 25mg is available over the counter as a possible relief. If this does not work, or you are having other symptoms such as deafness at the time of dizziness, or tinnitus (ringing) then you should be evaluated by an ENT specialist to rule out more serious issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Board Certified, Neurology
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My husband has dizziness issues & dr. Said it was inner ear not working at proper level. Meds. Dont work is there anything else it could be?

Dr. Julian Bragg
Board Certified, Neurology
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Multiple causes: While the inner ear can cause dizziness, it can also be caused by the nerve to the inner ear or by problems in the brainstem. A neurologist can help identify the culprit and guide treatment with medications or physical therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. William Goldie
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What is an inner ear disturbance and could it cause dizziness?

Dr. William Goldie
Board Certified, Pediatric Neurology
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What is an inner ear disturbance and could it cause dizziness?

Labyrinth : The outer ear is considered the pinna, ear canal, and ear drum. The middle ear consists of three small bones with a connection to the back of the throat. The inner ear is two parts, the cochlea that contains hair cells that respond to sound waves and the labyrinth that is fluid filled and responds to movement. If this movement detector is damaged or inflammed you will feel dizzy with vertigo. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Melder
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Can inner ear disorders cause dizziness?

Dr. Patrick Melder
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Can inner ear disorders cause dizziness?

Yes: Your inner ear is responsible for balance and hearing. Any condition affecting the inner ear can affect these two fucntions. ...Read more

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Dr. Neil Giddings
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Inner ear disorders, do they all cause dizziness?

Dr. Neil Giddings
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Inner ear disorders, do they all cause dizziness?

No: Some inness ear disorders may cause hearing loss or ringing in the ears without dizziness. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Affleck
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Does an inner ear problem cause more symptoms then just dizziness?

Dr. Brian Affleck
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
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Inner ear: The inner ear has two main functions: hearing and balance. If you have an inner ear disorder, you can have dizziness alone, hearing loss alone or both. Sometimes, people with inner ear disorders will have increased sensitivities to noises, too. ...Read more

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Dr. David Carl Houghton
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What can cause me to be dizzy once or twice a week. could it be inner ear. should I worry?

Dr. David Carl Houghton
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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What can cause me to be dizzy once or twice a week.  could it be inner ear.  should I worry?

Many causes: There are many causes of dizziness. Inner ear dizziness feels like spinning, and it can be dangerous but usually isn't. If it feels more like lightheadedness (faint) then dehydration or heart problems can be to blame. Many people just feel dizzy for no detectable reason. See a doctor to start figuring it out. ...Read more

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Dr. Vance Harris
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Does constant dizziness mean that I have an inner ear problem?

Dr. Vance Harris
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Does constant dizziness mean that I have an inner ear problem?

Dizzy: Dizziness is one of those words that can mean different things to different people. Vertigo can have one cause and lightheadedness can have another. If you are lightheaded i would recommend seeing a doctor. Vertigo will usually resolvs on its own after a week or so but see a doctor if it continues. If you are lightheaded then i would recommend seeing a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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