Balance disorders can become a significant physical and emotional obstacle especially when you are trying to live independently or care for yourself. It increases the risk of falling and injury which poses a serious problem for older individuals.
A balance disorder is a condition that makes you feel unsteady or dizzy. They can be caused by certain health conditions, medications or a problem in the inner ear or brain. Ways to diagnose a balance disorder include scheduling an appointment with an otolaryngologist or using the posturography test. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for balance disorders.
This article was originally published by Surpass Senior Living through Healthy Cells Magazine.