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Vitamin D/Calcium Reduces Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2020 – For patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), a vitamin D and calcium supplementation intervention is beneficial for preventing recurrences, according to a...

Two Common Nutrients Might Keep Vertigo at Bay

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2020 – Taking in extra vitamin D plus calcium might cut your odds of getting a debilitating form of vertigo, new research shows. The Korean study focused on benign paroxysmal...

Health Tip: Recognizing Balance Disorders

-- The body relies on many systems to coordinate balance, says KidsHealth. The ears, eyes, joints and muscles all work together to keep a person steady and upright. Without good balance, simple...

Health Tip: Feeling Dizzy? When to See Your Doctor

-- Occasional dizziness should not be a major concern. But if you feel this way often and it begins to interfere with your daily life, you may have a balance disorder, the National Institutes of...

Cellphone Use Puts Pedestrians Off-Balance

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 – Cellphone users blundering into signs, lampposts, other people and traffic have become a recurring sidewalk sight in many places. And now, new video analysis reveals the...

Virtual Reality Therapy Edges Out Fear of Heights

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018 – Too terrified to scale a mountain peak or travel to the top floor of a skyscraper? Does even the sight of a tall ladder make you break out in sweat? The world of virtual...

'Heading' Soccer Balls May Be Bad for Balance

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 – Balance problems may be more common in soccer players who "head" the ball more often than their fellow athletes, a small study found. The study included 20 soccer players,...

Newly Identified Form of Vertigo Responds to Treatment

THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 – Because vertigo can have many causes, treating it can be difficult, but researchers have identified a new type that may be effectively treated with medication. "These...

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