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Most children love to roll or spin until they feel dizzy. But though adults may also enjoy amusement rides, unwanted dizziness is no fun. There are many potential causes, and diagnosis can be difficult. A leading expert on balance disorders helps us sort out the various types of vertigo and how they can be treated.
Guest: David M. Kaylie, MD, FACS, is Associate Professor and Medical Director of the Vestibular Lab in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Kaylie suggests that if your physician cannot solve your balance disorder, you may need to look for a specialist. One place to look is: www.Vestibular.org
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