Dizziness is a sensation of imbalance or unsteadiness. It may occur in acute or sharp attacks lasting only seconds or sometimes for several hours.
This condition may be triggered or worsened by rapid head movements, turning too quickly, walking or riding.
Our ears are involved in more than just hearing, they also help us to maintain our balance. As a result, certain disorders of the inner ear can lead to balance problems in people suffering from hearing loss.
Your doctor may refer you to a specialist in managing balance disorders in the hospital for a comprehensive diagnostic test.
The specialist will conduct or refer you for various assessments which may include:
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