What's causing your balance and dizziness? Answers and treatment advice from Dr. Jack Wazen and Dr. Laura Wazen.
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What’s causing your balance and dizziness? Vertigo, dizziness, and disequilibrium are balance disorders responsible for 1 out of 3 falls last year among older adults. In fact, they are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries and result in medical costs of 30 billion dollars. Balance disorders and dizziness can occur when one of the body’s senses is disabled such as a viral infection or visual impairment. Dr. Jack Wazen and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Laura Wazen, specialize in balance disorders and often work together to treat patients. Treatment can include medication, maneuvers performed by the doctor, and rehabilitation to retrain the brain to properly communicate with the body’s senses. Click below to hear the podcast from the show. Dr. Wazen is also the author of the book Dizzy: What You Need To Know About Managing and Treating Balance Disorders, written for patients in layman’s terms.