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Acoustic neuroma

the NHS website

An acoustic neuroma is a benign non-cancerous growth, or tumour, in the brain. It is also known as a vestibular Schwannoma. An acoustic neuroma grows on the acoustic nerve (vestibulocochlear nerve), which helps control hearing and balanc...

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Ataxia

the NHS website

Ataxia is a term that describes a group of neurological disorders that affect co-ordination, balance and speech. It usually results from damage to a part of the brain called the cerebellum, but it can also be caused by damage to other parts of the n...

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Dizziness (lightheadedness)

the NHS website

It's common to sometimes feel dizzy, lightheaded or off-balance, and it's not usually serious. See a GP if you're worried. Check if you have dizziness Dizziness includes feeling: off-balance giddy lightheaded or faint like you're spinning o...

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Ears, Hearing and Balance

Patient UK

Your ears do the remarkable job of allowing you to hear a huge range of sounds, from a whisper to a loud band. To do this the ear transforms sound energy into electrical signals which the brain can interpret. Your ears also help to maintain your bala...

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Electrolyte test

the NHS website

An electrolyte test can help determine whether there's an electrolyte imbalance in the body. Electrolytes are salts and minerals, such as sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate, which are found in the blood. They can conduct electrical impuls...

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Labyrinthitis

the NHS website

Labyrinthitis is an inner ear infection. It causes a delicate structure deep inside your ear, called the labyrinth, to become inflamed, affecting your hearing and balance.

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Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis

Patient UK

Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis are most commonly caused by a viral infection that affects the inner ear. These conditions typically cause vertigo (intense dizziness, often with vomiting). In most cases the symptoms gradually ease and go within...

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Ménière's disease

the NHS website

Ménière's disease is a condition of the inner ear that causes sudden attacks of: feeling like the room is spinning around you (vertigo) a ringing noise inside the ear (tinnitus) ear pressure felt deep inside the ear hearing loss

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Multiple system atrophy

the NHS website

Multiple system atrophy is a rare nervous system disorder where nerve cells in several * *parts of the brain deteriorate over time. This causes problems with balance, movement and the autonomic nervous system, which controls a number of the body's...

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Staying steady - improving your strength and balance

Age UK (formerly Age Concern and Help The Aged)

There are many simple things that you can do to stay steady on your feet. This leaflet has information and advice for everyone, whether you're fit and active, have mobility problems, or are worried about falling. As well as practical advice on how yo...

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Vertigo

the NHS website

Vertigo is a symptom rather than a condition itself. It's the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving.

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