Tag Archives: Inner ear

Finding Relief from Balance Problems

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Balance problems take many forms. From dizziness to the intense, even frightening sensation of vertigo, to unsteadiness – all are hard to live with. Fortunately, many balance issues respond to treatment. The first step is getting evaluated through specialized testing, properly diagnosed, and informed of the appropriate action to take. That is what occurs at a balance center. Here, I explain how you can find relief from balance issues. By Shelley Hirsch, M.A, CCC-A, clinical audiologist at the Balance Center, Northern Westchester Hospital.

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Northern Westchester Hospital Balance Center Director Explains Inner Ear Infections and Vertigo

Posted on: December 4, 2012

Hear This:  Inner Ear Infections Can Lead to Balance and Vertigo Issues

by Dr. Lawrence Meiteles

With cold and flu season around the corner, parents have to prepare for the possibility of inner ear infections in their children. Kids are particularly susceptible to ear complications because their narrow sinus passages and still developing ear canals may not drain the excess fluid properly. Here are a few potential causes and concerns with these infections, and methods for prevention and treatment.

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