A balance disorder is an ailment that makes you feel dizzy or unsteady, inducing the sensation of spinning or floating or moving. And although short or trivial episodes of dizziness are common and no cause for concern, more extreme sensations of spinning (vertigo) or protracted dizzy spells should be assessed. In combination with dizziness, you may also encounter other symptoms such as nausea, a change in heart rate, anxiety, or panic. Again, if these episodes are especially severe or prolonged, it’s a good idea to seek out professional care.
15 percent of residents will experience dizziness in Lake Charles in 2019. This sounds like a big number, but in most cases, dizziness is temporary and not a cause for concern. It’s always a good idea to schedule an appointment with an audiologist or ear, nose and throat doctor if you experience multiple episodes of dizziness, or your balance issues are accompanied by other symptoms.
One of the most common causes of dizziness is a condition known as vertigo, the feeling that you or your surroundings are moving. Below we explore a number of different treatment options to help you finally find relief from your dizziness.
Do you feel unsteady on your feet, have trouble walking in the dark or seem as though you might lose balance when taking a workout class at Gigi’s Downtown? In many cases, balance problems are linked to hearing loss. Fortunately, hearing aids may be able to treat both conditions.