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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of dizziness in the elderly. This has been identified as a risk factor in falls. Falls are the leading cause of disability and the leading cause of death from injury among people over 75 in the UK.
Illustrations and Captions: Fig. 1: Surgical Approaches to the skull base
Surgeons approach lesions of the skull base with understandable reluctance. The problems being surgical inaccessibility, the obstacles of vital neural and vascular anatomy and the overwhelming surgical mortality rate as a result of haemorrhage and sepsis. There has been a technical revolution in microsurgery, anaesthesia and neurodiagnosis. Armed with technology surgery has become the mainstay in management of these dreaded lesions.
One of the most common illnesses that a child can develop is an ear infection . However, while they are more common in children, adults can still develop them – and when this happens, they can be more serious. In adults, ear infections must be monitored closely and diagnosed by an ENT doctor early to avoid complications as a result.
Have you been waking up with headaches in the morning? Do you constantly feel exhausted even when you thought you were getting a great night of rest? If so, you may be suffering from a condition known as sleep apnea. Your partner may have also noticed the signs of this while you were asleep. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea
There is never anything more exhausting than waking up with a headache, feeling like you've never slept. If this is happening to you, you may need to speak to a doctor about sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a disorder whereby your breathing stops on and off through the night. Snoring loudly and feeling unusually tired after
When you are dealing with hypothyroidism , you need to be aware of the people around you who can help you to monitor your condition in the best way. However, there will be times you will need to see a thyroid specialist. Hypothyroidism affects almost 5% of Americans over the age of 12. Most of the time, those who have
A hearing test is a routine treatment and one of the most common services that your audiologist provides. It’s nothing to worry about, but you may want to know what exactly you’re getting into so that you can arrive for your test as relaxed and prepared as possible. Whether you have an upcoming test or you’re considering scheduling an appointment