On Aug 16th, 2014 I awoke feeling a little bit off. At first I wasn’t sure what was going on but I felt a little sick to my stomach and slightly dizzy. I turned to my left and sat up and my world started to turn, slowly at first. I lay back down immediately fearing I would fall and it all got a lot worse. The room spun quickly and I had trouble seeing. Just as I was starting to … Read More
natural, drug-free treatment for vertigo and dizziness due to BPPV by helping patients perform the Epley Manoeuvre successfully.
One of the world’s most common diseases is also simultaneously one of the easiest to cure and misdiagnose. According to Ottawa-based MD, Dr. Matthew Bromwich, CEO of Clearwater Clinical Ltd., the stats are dizzying. That’s why he and his team of medical and ICT professionals worked together to create the mobile application, DizzyFix, which can help cure vertigo on the spot. Over the course of a lifetime, more than 40 percent of people will experience some kind of dizziness. The … Read More
It is difficult to discuss dizziness because it means different things to different people. There are three main terms in use by physicians which describe what we all refer to as “dizziness” Disequilibrium Disequilibrium is the sensation of being off balance, much like when getting off a boat, and is sometimes characterized by falls in a specific direction. This condition is not often associated with nausea or vomiting or vertigo. Pre-syncope Pre-syncope (literally near fainting) or lightheadedness, like when standing up too … Read More
Although most people with BPPV can be treated with the Epley maneuver or a home treatment device. About 5-12% of people cannot be treated. There are several reasons which should be carefully considered. 1) You do not have BPPV. There are many kinds of vertigo and only BPPV will respond to the Epley maneuver. You should always get a proper diagnosis from a physician qualified to diagnose BPPV. Several serious conditions can cause vertigo as part of their symptom complex and these … Read More