Living a Healthy, Balanced Life With (or Without) Vestibular Dysfunction

By |2019-03-04T16:58:21-07:00February 28th, 2019|Balance, Dizziness, Healthy Lifestyle, Vestibular Diet|

Five Tips for Balanced Living from a Vestibular Audiologist By Dr. Jennifer Grace, Clinical Director If you have a vestibular disorder, causing you dizziness, vertigo, or imbalance, taking good care of yourself and your overall health is of utmost importance. It certainly can leave you feeling run down and discouraged. It goes without saying that [...]

Endless Summer Fun in Orange County – Unless You Have Dizziness, Vertigo or Imbalance

By |2018-08-31T15:57:34-07:00July 26th, 2018|Dizziness, Recreation|

By Dr. Valerie Guzzo, Director of Clinical Education and Training Summer is in full swing, bringing with it all the fun that accompanies it. For these few months of summer break, when school’s out and vacations abound, there are countless activities to choose from when deciding how to spend your free time. We are fortunate [...]

The Many Causes of Lightheadedness and Vertigo Can Be Dizzying

By |2018-05-30T16:28:38-07:00May 30th, 2018|Dizziness|

By Brooke Pearce, Au.D., FAAA/Director of Audiology Pinpointing the precise sensation(s) you’re feeling when relaying your dizziness to your physician is critical in getting proper diagnosis and treatment for your medical condition. There are several terms to describe your unique situation and we can help you distinguish more accurately what you’re feeling that you can [...]

Dizziness – Fact or Fiction, Misconception or Myth?

By |2018-01-18T13:18:34-07:00December 8th, 2017|Dizziness|

Each and every day, we strive to help our patients and our readers to better navigate their way through the dizzying world of unsteadiness. Because when it comes to uncomfortable sensations that leave us whirling, it’s not just physical. There are those topsy-turvy perceptions and misperceptions! So how do you sort through what is fact [...]

Managing Summer Activities and Vestibular Disorders

By |2018-05-18T13:54:32-07:00August 31st, 2017|Dizziness, Recreation|

Let’s face it. We love summer and everything that summer brings. Good weather. Lots of activities to choose from. Perhaps even that vacation get-away you’ve been looking forward to? Or a stay-cation to explore the things you seldom make time for? Who doesn’t love summer fun? For those experiencing symptoms of dizziness and vertigo, adding [...]

Addressing Dizziness and Balance Issues in Children

By |2018-02-12T11:39:01-07:00June 19th, 2017|Dizziness|

By Valerie Guzzo, Au.D. It can be baffling for adults to describe the sensation of dizziness, vertigo and imbalance. So imagine, for a moment, how confusing it can be for a child to convey what they are feeling when dizzy. Are they lightheaded? Disoriented? Does it feel like they’re spinning, or is the world moving [...]

A New Spin: Is Dizziness Among Kids Higher Than Suspected?

By |2018-02-15T13:37:26-07:00May 16th, 2016|Dizziness|

By Howard Mango, Au.D., Ph.D. Dizziness has no age bias. When children experience balance and dizziness issues, these problems can be difficult to recognize. Younger children in particular may have trouble describing their symptoms. Statistics reported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders indicate that dizziness is likely to occur at some point [...]

Explaining Cybersickness

By |2018-01-22T11:31:28-07:00February 11th, 2016|Dizziness|

Yes, cybersickness… or visually induced motion sickness – is real. Think of it as two worlds colliding into a small space. Or a mismatched battle of our senses. This type of motion sickness involves moving digital content. It happens as our bodies create what it feels is a perfectly natural response… within an unnatural environment.  [...]

Digging into Dizziness with Brooke Pearce, Au.D.

By |2018-01-18T14:58:46-07:00December 10th, 2015|Dizziness|

Yes, I love my job. That’s right. I said it. I love my job. For many reasons, of course, but perhaps there’s one that pulls me in.  I can bring balance back to the imbalanced. I love dizzy patients.  It’s challenging, because dizziness is a symptom of so many things – it seems almost everything!  [...]