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How can balance problems in MS be treated?

How can balance problems in MS be treated?

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 training is useful, wrist and ankle bracelet weights can stabilize. Fundamental is to fully control the ms as potently as possible. Consider one of the newer drugs, and take supplemental vitamin d-3. Canes and walkers may be useful. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Clumsiness (Definition)

When our movements are not well coordinated, we are clumsy. We may drop things, run into doors, or have trouble getting projects done that require coordination of our movements. Some people are just clumsier than others. However, if someone is not usually clumsy and now starts having trouble with hand movements, walking or other movements, a visit to the ...Read more


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I have optic neuritis numbness, balance problems , memory loss and chronic pain do you think I have ms?

I have optic neuritis numbness, balance problems , memory loss and chronic pain do you think I have ms?

It is possible: Certainly, you have symptoms that sound very ms like. But, i cannot say for sure without more info, an exam and mris of your brain/neck. ...Read more

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Episodes of tremors, numbness, foot drop, vision and balance problems in a 37 year-old woman.....?

Episodes of tremors, numbness, foot drop, vision and balance problems in a 37 year-old woman.....?

Consult doctor: You will need a complete exam with blood test and most likely MRI with and without contrast. You will need exam with neurologist and ophthalmologist too. Please see your doc ASAP. ...Read more

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Can you take mecclizine for balance problems?

Can you take mecclizine for balance problems?

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. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause sinus and balance problems?

Could TMJ cause sinus and balance problems?

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 adjusted bite and night guard and the other is being fitted for a night guard. As to the sinus, i suppose it it can because of pressure your applying to your teeth, but its not really a cause to a sinus infection, just tooth relation. See a dentist. ...Read more

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Can stress or anxiety cause balance problems ?

Can stress or anxiety cause balance problems ?

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 levels, however, stress is not the only thing that may account for this. If you have not already done so, I strongly encourage you to speak with your primary care physician about your concerns to rule out any underlying medical issues. ...Read more

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Why fibromyalgia causes memory and concentration and balance problems?

Why fibromyalgia causes memory and concentration and balance problems?

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 is apparent that there is no real problem with the mental capacities of people suffering from fibrofog. Instead, there must be underlying problems that cause the brain to be unable to complete memory functions. Sleep deprivation: sleep disorders are o. ...Read more

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If a person is having balance problems due to a neurological issue would the issues be constant, or come and go?

If a person is having balance problems due to a neurological issue would the issues be constant, or come and go?

Depends on the cause: Dysequilibrium (balance problems) can come and go or be permanent depending upon the exact cause. A well known example by the public at large would be the toxic effects of alcohol. When under the influence balance may be terribly off while when sober a person may be able to walk a tightrope. Of course, chronic use of alcohol in excess can lead to permanent imbalance. Cause is very important. ...Read more

Dr. Rabindra Kitchener
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Poor Balance (Definition)

Poor balance is a symptom in which a person has trouble sitting, standing, or moving around because he feels dizzy, feels like he is falling to one side, has trouble coordinating his muscle movements, is under the ...Read more


Dr. Jed Kwartler
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Balance Problems (Definition)

Balance problems is a symptom in which a person has trouble staying in a steady position when sitting, ...Read more