Show 1116: What You Can Do About DizzinessAvailability: In Stock
Dizziness has many potential causes. Find out which are most likely and how they can be treated.
About 15 percent of American adults have problems with their balance. Even children are not exempt, with about 5 percent suffering from dizziness. What causes dizziness, and what can be done about it?
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo:
This condition with the long and complicated name is the most common cause of balance difficulties. In it, the tiny crystals in the inner ear become unmoored and move out of place. What triggers that, and how can it best be treated? Who is most susceptible to BPPV and how is the diagnosis made?
What is Meniere’s disease and who is most likely to be affected? What can be done to correct this condition?
Call in Your Questions:
Dr. David Kaylie will be in our studio to answer your questions about balance disorders from 7 to 8 am on April 7, 2018. Have you been diagnosed with otoliths? Do you take a medication such as gentamycin that can cause dizziness? Give us a call to learn what you can do about dizziness: 888-472-3366 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Week’s Guest:
David M. Kaylie, MD, FACS, is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences at Duke University Medical School. He is also Medical Director of the Duke Vestibular Disorders Clinic, the Duke Otolaryngology Clinic and the Duke Skull Base Center. Dr. Kaylie’s research interests are in balance disorders after cochlear implant surgery as well as hearing preservation in skull base surgery. He serves on several committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology.