Vestibular balance disorders are a group of conditions characterized by impaired sense of balance. The vestibular system is the medical term for the parts of the inner ear involved with the control of balance, and disorders that affect this part of the body can cause different signs and symptoms.
Signs and symptoms of vestibular balance disorders vary according to the exact cause and severity of the condition. Associated symptoms can include
- feeling off-balance,
- feeling as if you are floating or as if the world is spinning,
- blurred vision,
- falling or stumbling,
- anxiety, or
Cause of vestibular balance disorder
There are many causes of balance disorders, including infections, chronic or acute health conditions, certain medications, and disorders of the inner ear or brain.
Other vestibular balance disorder symptoms and signs
- Blurred Vision
- Falling or Stumbling
- Feeling as if You Are Floating or as if the World Is Spinning
- Feeling Off-Balance
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