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Your answer suggests that nerve disease (neuropathy) could be the cause of your poor balance. For example, people with diabetes may develop neuropathy as a complication, and that can affect balance. Other conditions affecting nerves include neck arthritis, vitamin B12 deficiency, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease), inherited conditions, and multiple sclerosis.

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