dizziness

Summary

Summary: An imprecise term which may refer to a sense of spatial disorientation, motion of the environment, or lightheadedness.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Simulator based rehabilitation in refractory dizziness
    Marousa Pavlou
    GKT School of Biomedical Sciences, King s College London Dept of Physiotherapy, London, UK
    J Neurol 251:983-95. 2004
  2. ncbi Dizziness and vertigo in an older population: the Blue Mountains prospective cross-sectional study
    B Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Otolaryngol 34:552-6. 2009
  3. ncbi Epidemiology of balance and dizziness in a national population: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Kara N Stevens
    Peninsula Medical School, Epidemiology and Public Health Group, UK
    Age Ageing 37:300-5. 2008
  4. ncbi Measuring outcome from Vestibular Rehabilitation, Part I: Qualitative development of a new self-report measure
    Anna E Morris
    Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK
    Int J Audiol 47:169-77. 2008
  5. ncbi Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and balance disorders after concussion
    Bara A Alsalaheen
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 34:87-93. 2010
  6. pmc Dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice: prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics
    Otto R Maarsingh
    Department of Family Practice and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:2. 2010
  7. ncbi A risk profile for identifying community-dwelling elderly with a high risk of recurrent falling: results of a 3-year prospective study
    S M F Pluijm
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 17:417-25. 2006
  8. ncbi Burden of dizziness and vertigo in the community
    Hannelore K Neuhauser
    Department of Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 168:2118-24. 2008
  9. ncbi Usefulness of an abnormal cardiovascular response during low-grade head-up tilt-test for discriminating adolescents with chronic fatigue from healthy controls
    Vegard Bruun Wyller
    Department of Pediatrics, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Centre, and Department of Physiology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:997-1001. 2007
  10. ncbi Dizzy - why not take a walk? Low level physical activity improves quality of life among elderly with dizziness
    Anna Ekwall
    Department of Emergency, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Gerontology 55:652-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi Simulator based rehabilitation in refractory dizziness
    Marousa Pavlou
    GKT School of Biomedical Sciences, King s College London Dept of Physiotherapy, London, UK
    J Neurol 251:983-95. 2004
    ..Visual motion and visuo-vestibular conflict situations should be incorporated in the rehabilitation of patients with refractory dizziness.
  2. ncbi Dizziness and vertigo in an older population: the Blue Mountains prospective cross-sectional study
    B Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Otolaryngol 34:552-6. 2009
    We aimed to reassess the prevalence and personal burden of dizziness/vertigo, and to assess the relationship with hearing loss and tinnitus in older adults.
  3. ncbi Epidemiology of balance and dizziness in a national population: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Kara N Stevens
    Peninsula Medical School, Epidemiology and Public Health Group, UK
    Age Ageing 37:300-5. 2008
    to identify socio-economic, behavioural and disease status risks for impaired balance or self-reported dizziness in older people from a large population-based study.
  4. ncbi Measuring outcome from Vestibular Rehabilitation, Part I: Qualitative development of a new self-report measure
    Anna E Morris
    Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK
    Int J Audiol 47:169-77. 2008
    Research suggests that Vestibular Rehabilitation (VR) is an effective treatment for dizziness, but there is currently no measure specifically designed to assess treatment outcome...
  5. ncbi Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and balance disorders after concussion
    Bara A Alsalaheen
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 34:87-93. 2010
    Management of dizziness and balance dysfunction is a major challenge after concussion...
  6. pmc Dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice: prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics
    Otto R Maarsingh
    Department of Family Practice and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:2. 2010
    Although dizziness in elderly patients is very common in family practice, most prevalence studies on dizziness are community-based and include a study population that is not representative of family practice...
  7. ncbi A risk profile for identifying community-dwelling elderly with a high risk of recurrent falling: results of a 3-year prospective study
    S M F Pluijm
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 17:417-25. 2006
    ..The aim of the prospective study reported here was to develop a risk profile that can be used to identify community-dwelling elderly at a high risk of recurrent falling...
  8. ncbi Burden of dizziness and vertigo in the community
    Hannelore K Neuhauser
    Department of Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 168:2118-24. 2008
    b>Dizziness and vertigo are common, however, the cause often remains unexplained...
  9. ncbi Usefulness of an abnormal cardiovascular response during low-grade head-up tilt-test for discriminating adolescents with chronic fatigue from healthy controls
    Vegard Bruun Wyller
    Department of Pediatrics, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Centre, and Department of Physiology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:997-1001. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study found that adolescents with CFS have significant abnormalities of cardiovascular regulation in response to mild orthostatic stress, differentiating them from healthy controls...
  10. ncbi Dizzy - why not take a walk? Low level physical activity improves quality of life among elderly with dizziness
    Anna Ekwall
    Department of Emergency, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Gerontology 55:652-9. 2009
    b>Dizziness is a very common complaint. The frequency of dizziness increases with age. It affects quality of life negatively for older persons in several ways.
  11. ncbi Disability and quality of life among community elderly with dizziness: report from the Ibadan study of ageing
    A O Lasisi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Laryngol Otol 124:957-62. 2010
    b>Dizziness is prevalent among the elderly. However, little is known about its impact on quality of life and disability, especially in developing countries, where the number of elderly people is increasing.
  12. ncbi Disorders of balance and vestibular function in US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2004
    Yuri Agrawal
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:938-44. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi Recollections and repercussions of the first inhaled cigarette
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 29:261-72. 2004
    ..It has not been determined if a youth's reaction to the first smoking experience is predictive of future nicotine dependence, or whether the impact of the first cigarette can be altered by manipulating levels of tar, nicotine and menthol...
  14. ncbi Population-based study on the prevalence and correlates of orthostatic hypotension/hypertension and orthostatic dizziness
    Jin Shang Wu
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    Hypertens Res 31:897-904. 2008
    There are no epidemiological studies of orthostatic hypotension (OH)/hypertension (OHT) and orthostatic dizziness (OD) in adults across all age groups...
  15. ncbi Validation of the German version of the Vertigo Symptom Scale (VSS) in patients with organic or somatoform dizziness and healthy controls
    R Tschan
    Clinic of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Untere Zahlbacher Str 8, 55131, Mainz, Germany
    J Neurol 255:1168-75. 2008
    ..The scale (34 items) was designed by Yardley and coworkers and has been already validated in its English and Spanish versions...
  16. pmc Clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation for chronic dizziness in primary care: single blind, parallel group, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial
    Lucy Yardley
    Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMJ 344:e2237. 2012
    To determine the clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation with and without telephone support for chronic dizziness, compared with routine care.
  17. ncbi Patients' psychological well-being and resilient coping protect from secondary somatoform vertigo and dizziness (SVD) 1 year after vestibular disease
    Regine Tschan
    Clinic of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Untere Zahlbacher Str 8, 55131, Mainz, Germany
    J Neurol 258:104-12. 2011
    Secondary somatoform dizziness and vertigo (SVD) is an underdiagnosed and handicapping psychosomatic disorder, leading to extensive utilization of health care and maladaptive coping...
  18. ncbi Prospective investigation of the incidence of falls, dizziness and syncope in haemodialysis patients
    Russell Roberts
    Department of Renal Medicine, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St Luke s Hospital, Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD5 0NA, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:275-9. 2007
    ..Dialysis patients are also at higher risk of fracture if they do fall...
  19. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of falls and dizziness in people younger and older than 80 years of age--a longitudinal cohort study
    U Olsson Möller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:160-8. 2013
    The objectives were to investigate the prevalence and predictors for falls and dizziness among people younger and older than 80 years of age...
  20. ncbi International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for patients with vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders
    Eva Grill
    Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometrics and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Vestib Res 22:261-71. 2012
    Vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders have major impact on independence, employability, activities and participation...
  21. pmc Effects of conventional versus multimodal vestibular rehabilitation on functional capacity and balance control in older people with chronic dizziness from vestibular disorders: design of a randomized clinical trial
    Natalia Aquaroni Ricci
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Otoneurology Discipline, Rua Pedro de Toledo 947, Vila Clementino, São Paulo 04025 002, Brazil
    Trials 13:246. 2012
    ..study aims to compare the effectiveness of two vestibular rehabilitation protocols (conventional versus multimodal) on the functional capacity and body balance control of older people with chronic dizziness due to vestibular disorders.
  22. pmc Prevalence and correlates of dizziness in community-dwelling older people: a cross sectional population based study
    Suzana Albuquerque de Moraes
    Physical Therapy Department, City of Sao Paulo University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Geriatr 13:4. 2013
    b>Dizziness is a common complaint among older adults and has been linked to a wide range of health conditions, psychological and social characteristics in this population...
  23. ncbi Geriatric vestibulopathy assessment and management
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 18:386-91. 2010
    This review discusses the demographics of dizziness in the older person, the evaluation of the older dizzy patient and how the treatment of dizziness in older patients differs from that in younger individuals.
  24. ncbi Effect of vestibular rehabilitation on dizziness in the elderly
    Jae Yun Jung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan City, Chungnam do 330 714, South Korea
    Am J Otolaryngol 30:295-9. 2009
    b>Dizziness in the elderly is relatively common, but only a few studies are available. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of vestibular rehabilitation on dizziness in elderly patients.
  25. ncbi Effects of fluvoxamine on anxiety, depression, and subjective handicaps of chronic dizziness patients with or without neuro-otologic diseases
    Arata Horii
    Department of Otolaryngology, Osaka University School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Vestib Res 17:1-8. 2007
    ..first, to evaluate the role of fluvoxamine, one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, in the treatment of dizziness for the first time and to investigate its effective mechanisms...
  26. ncbi Epidemiology of vertigo, migraine and vestibular migraine
    Thomas Lempert
    Dept of Neurology, Schlosspark Klinik, Heubnerweg 2, 14059, Berlin, Germany
    J Neurol 256:333-8. 2009
    ..2 %. This can be explained by the fact that several dizziness and vertigo syndromes occur more frequently in migraineurs than in controls including benign paroxysmal ..
  27. pmc Vestibular testing in patients with panic disorder and chronic dizziness
    R Teggi
    ENT Department, IRRCS San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:243-7. 2007
    In order to investigate the relationship between chronic dizziness and vestibular function in patients with panic disorder, in the present study neurotologic findings in 15 patients with panic disorder and chronic dizziness were compared ..
  28. ncbi Rehabilitation outcome in home-based versus supervised exercise programs for chronically dizzy patients
    Chung Lan Kao
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih Pai Road, Section 2, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:264-7. 2010
    ..VR) exercise between supervised and home-based programs in young and senior age groups of patients with chronic dizziness. Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI), Dynamic gait index (DGI), Tinetti fall risk performance scales and Timed "..
  29. ncbi Sympathetic cardiovascular control during orthostatic stress and isometric exercise in adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome
    Vegard Bruun Wyller
    Department of Pediatrics, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Appl Physiol 102:623-32. 2008
    ..This suggests that CFS might be causally related to sympathetic dysfunction...
  30. ncbi Older adults and balance dysfunction
    Gregory F Marchetti
    Department of Physical Therapy, Rangos School of Health Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:785-805, vii. 2005
  31. ncbi Manual therapy treatment of cervicogenic dizziness: a systematic review
    Susan A Reid
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Man Ther 10:4-13. 2005
    b>Dizziness is a common and often disabling disorder. In some people the cause of their dizziness is pathology or dysfunction of upper cervical vertebral segments that can be treated with manual therapy...
  32. ncbi Patterns of hypocapnia on tilt in patients with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, nonspecific dizziness, and neurally mediated syncope
    Jochanan E Naschitz
    Department of Internal Medicine A, the Bnai Zion Medical Center and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 331:295-303. 2006
    ..tilt-induced hyperventilation is seen more often in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia, dizziness, or neurally mediated syncope (NMS) as compared to healthy subjects or those with familial Mediterranean fever (..
  33. pmc Spectrum of dizziness visits to US emergency departments: cross-sectional analysis from a nationally representative sample
    David E Newman-Toker
    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:765-75. 2008
    To describe the spectrum of visits to US emergency departments (EDs) for acute dizziness and determine whether ED patients with dizziness are diagnosed as having a range of benign and dangerous medical disorders, rather than ..
  34. ncbi Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: clinical characteristics of dizzy patients referred to a Falls and Syncope Unit
    J Lawson
    Falls and Syncope Service, Care of the Elderly Offices, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
    QJM 98:357-64. 2005
    b>Dizziness is a common symptom in older people that affects quality of life and increases the risk of falls...
  35. ncbi Risk of vascular events in emergency department patients discharged home with diagnosis of dizziness or vertigo
    Anthony S Kim
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:34-41. 2011
    b>Dizziness and vertigo are common reasons for visiting the emergency department (ED), but many patients are discharged home without a specific diagnosis...
  36. ncbi A clinical taxonomy of dizziness and anxiety in the otoneurological setting
    J M Furman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:9-26. 2001
    b>Dizziness can be associated with otologic, neurologic, medical, and psychiatric conditions. This paper focuses on the interface between otologic and psychiatric conditions...
  37. ncbi Quality of life in elderly patients with dizziness: analysis of the Short-Form Health Survey in 197 patients
    Li Chi Hsu
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:55-9. 2005
    Elderly patients with chronic dizziness had a poor HRQoL, which could be successfully assessed using the SF-36, a generic health-status instrument...
  38. ncbi Dizziness: state of the science
    P D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, C B 7595, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:823-32. 2001
    b>Dizziness is prevalent in all adult populations, causing considerable morbidity and utilization of health services. In the community, the prevalence of dizziness ranges from 1.8% in young adults to more than 30% in the elderly...
  39. ncbi Change in dizziness handicap after vestibular schwannoma excision
    Rachel L Humphriss
    Department of Audiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, England, UK
    Otol Neurotol 24:661-5. 2003
    To evaluate the change in dizziness handicap after translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma excision.
  40. ncbi Priorities of elderly dizzy patients in general practice. Findings and psychometric properties of the"Dizziness Needs Assessment" (DiNA)
    C Kruschinski
    Institute of General Practice, OE 5440, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:317-23. 2010
    b>Dizziness as a geriatric syndrome needs to be assessed using a multi-dimensional, patient-centred approach in addition to a disease-orientated strategy...
  41. pmc Causes of persistent dizziness in elderly patients in primary care
    Otto R Maarsingh
    Department of Family Practice and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 8:196-205. 2010
    Although dizzy patients are predominantly seen in primary care, most diagnostic studies on dizziness have been performed among patients in secondary or tertiary care...
  42. pmc Development of a diagnostic protocol for dizziness in elderly patients in general practice: a Delphi procedure
    Otto R Maarsingh
    Department of General Practice and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:12. 2009
    b>Dizziness in general practice is very common, especially in elderly patients. The empirical evidence for diagnostic tests in the evaluation of dizziness is scarce...
  43. ncbi Dizziness in an older community dwelling population: a multifactorial syndrome
    K G Gassmann
    Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:278-82. 2009
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and related predictors of dizziness in a sample of community-dwelling people 65 years of age and older living in a metropolitan area in Germany.
  44. ncbi Common chronic diseases and general impairments as determinants of walking disability in the oldest-old population
    Annetje Bootsma-van der Wiel
    Departent of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1405-10. 2002
    ..Walking disability affects older people's autonomy and well-being. We investigated the relative effect of common chronic diseases and general impairments on walking disability in the general oldest-old population...
  45. ncbi Increased independence and decreased vertigo after vestibular rehabilitation
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:60-70. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the effectiveness in decreasing some symptoms, such as vertigo, and increasing performance of daily life skills after vestibular rehabilitation...
  46. ncbi Migraine-associated dizziness
    F M Cutrer
    Department of Neurology, Reed Neurological Research Center, UCLA School of Medicine 90024-1769
    Headache 32:300-4. 1992
    ..histories, examinations and results of quantitative vestibular testing in 91 patients with migraine-associated dizziness. Nausea and vomiting, hypersensitivity to motion and postural instability accompanied the dizziness...
  47. ncbi Central vertigo and dizziness: epidemiology, differential diagnosis, and common causes
    Mehmet Karatas
    From the Department of Neurology, Baskent University, Medical School, Adana Research Center, Adana, Turkey
    Neurologist 14:355-64. 2008
    b>Dizziness is a common complaint among patients seen by primary care physicians, neurologists, and otolaryngologists...
  48. ncbi The priorities of elderly patients suffering from dizziness: a qualitative study
    Carsten Kruschinski
    Institute of General Practice, Hannover Medical School, 30625Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Gen Pract 16:6-11. 2010
    Integrating patients' priorities can improve the quality of care in general practice. Therefore, we aimed to learn more about patients' priorities in terms of their dizziness complaints.
  49. ncbi A controlled trial of cognitive-behavior therapy combined with vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of dizziness
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 44:1265-73. 2006
    b>Dizziness is a common and often untreated symptom in the general population...
  50. ncbi Prevalence and complications of orthostatic dizziness in the general population
    Andrea Radtke
    Department of Neurology, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Auton Res 21:161-8. 2011
    Although orthostatic dizziness (OD) is a common complaint, its prevalence and medical impact in the general population are unknown...
  51. ncbi Pilot study of the effect of a limited and extended course of chiropractic care on balance, chronic pain, and dizziness in older adults
    Cheryl Hawk
    Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:438-47. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to collect preliminary information on the effect of a limited and extended course of chiropractic care on balance, chronic pain, and associated dizziness in a sample of older adults with impaired balance.
  52. ncbi Sensorimotor function and dizziness in neck pain: implications for assessment and management
    Eythor Kristjansson
    Faculty of Medicine, The University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:364-77. 2009
    ..and movement sense, as well as cervicogenic oculomotor disturbances, postural stability, and cervicogenic dizziness. In this commentary we review the most relevant theoretical and practical knowledge on this matter and ..
  53. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and functional impairment in patients with persistent dizziness
    K Kroenke
    Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
    J Gen Intern Med 8:530-5. 1993
    OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence and predictors of psychiatric dizziness and to measure functional impairment associated with dizziness. DESIGN: Consecutive outpatients with a chief complaint of dizziness...
  54. pmc Prevalence and presentation of dizziness in a general practice community sample of working age people
    L Yardley
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    Br J Gen Pract 48:1131-5. 1998
    b>Dizziness is known to be a common, handicapping condition in the elderly, and a strong association between dizziness and anxiety disorders has been observed in hospital samples...
  55. ncbi Validation of dizziness as a possible geriatric syndrome
    A C Kao
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:72-5. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: While dizziness has traditionally been considered solely as a symptom of discrete diseases, recent findings from population-based studies of older persons suggest that it may often be a geriatric syndrome with multiple ..
  56. ncbi Migraine-associated dizziness: patient characteristics and management options
    Mark D Reploeg
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8115, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 23:364-71. 2002
    To determine patient characteristics and effectiveness of therapy for migraine-associated dizziness.
  57. ncbi Imprecision in patient reports of dizziness symptom quality: a cross-sectional study conducted in an acute care setting
    David E Newman-Toker
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pathology Bldg 2 210, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1329-40. 2007
    To quantify precision in patient reports of different attributes of dizziness.
  58. ncbi Time course analysis of baroreflex sensitivity during postural stress
    Berend E Westerhof
    BMEYE, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, NL 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H2864-74. 2006
    ..The decreases of BRS and reduction of short tau may be the result of reduced vagal activity with increasing alpha...
  59. pmc Measurement properties of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory by cross-sectional and longitudinal designs
    Anne Lise Tamber
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:101. 2009
    The impact of dizziness on quality of life is often assessed by the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI), which is used as a discriminate and evaluative measure...
  60. ncbi Dizziness and vertigo
    David Della-Morte
    Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Front Neurol Neurosci 30:22-5. 2012
    b>Dizziness is a general, non-specific term to indicate a sense of disorientation...
  61. ncbi Vestibulo-ocular physiology underlying vestibular hypofunction
    Michael C Schubert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, 710 Ross Bldg, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Phys Ther 84:373-85. 2004
    ..The purposes of this article are to review the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system and to describe the neurophysiological mechanisms responsible for the vestibulo-ocular abnormalities in patients with vestibular hypofunction...
  62. pmc The reliability of the Vestibular Autorotation Test (VAT) in patients with dizziness
    Philip J Blatt
    Lebanon Valley College, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 32:70-9. 2008
    To establish intrarater and interrater reliability of the Vestibular Autorotation Test (VAT) (Western Systems Research Inc., Pasadena, CA) in a clinical sample of individuals reporting dizziness.
  63. ncbi Dizziness in community-dwelling older adults: a population-based study
    Suzana Albuquerque de Moraes
    Universidade Cidade de São Paulo
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 77:691-9. 2011
    b>Dizziness is a common complaint among older adults.
  64. ncbi Adverse effects of beta-blocker therapy for patients with heart failure: a quantitative overview of randomized trials
    Dennis T Ko
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, and the Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Arch Intern Med 164:1389-94. 2004
    ..We performed an overview of randomized beta-blocker trials in patients with HF to quantify the risks of these adverse effects...
  65. ncbi Circulatory galanin levels increase severalfold with intense orthostatic challenge in healthy humans
    Helmut G Hinghofer-Szalkay
    Institute for Adaptive and Spaceflight Physiology, Medical Univ, Harrachgasse 21, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:844-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that galanin is regularly increased in healthy humans under conditions of presyncopal orthostatic stress, the response being independent of gravity training but larger in women than in men...
  66. ncbi Vertigo and dizziness from environmental motion: visual vertigo, motion sickness, and drivers' disorientation
    Adolfo M Bronstein
    Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Neurology, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Semin Neurol 33:219-30. 2013
    ....
  67. ncbi Posture restrictions do not interfere in the results of canalith repositioning maneuver
    Lucinda Simoceli
    Sector of Otoneurology, HCFMUSP
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 71:55-9. 2005
    Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a frequent cause of dizziness and despite of the excellent results with its treatment, there is some controversy about management.
  68. pmc Performance of DHI score as a predictor of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in geriatric patients with dizziness/vertigo: a cross-sectional study
    Amrish Saxena
    Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e58106. 2013
    b>Dizziness/vertigo is one of the most common complaint and handicapping condition among patients aged 65 years and older (Geriatric patients)...
  69. ncbi The dizziness handicap inventory and its relationship with functional balance performance
    Luc Vereeck
    Division of Neuro and Psychomotor Physical Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences, University College of Antwerp, Merksem, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 28:87-93. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to describe the relation between the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) and balance performance measures.
  70. ncbi Overreliance on symptom quality in diagnosing dizziness: results of a multicenter survey of emergency physicians
    Victoria A Stanton
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pathology Bldg 2 210, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1319-28. 2007
    To assess emergency physicians' diagnostic approach to the patient with dizziness, using a multicenter quantitative survey.
  71. ncbi Posttraumatic vertigo and dizziness
    Terry D Fife
    Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
    Semin Neurol 33:238-43. 2013
    b>Dizziness and vertigo are common symptoms following minor head trauma...
  72. ncbi Autonomic dysfunction in patients with orthostatic dizziness: validation of orthostatic grading scale and comparison of Valsalva maneuver and head-up tilt testing results
    Hyun Ah Kim
    Department of Neurology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea
    J Neurol Sci 325:61-6. 2013
    ....
  73. ncbi Vertigo, dizziness, and tinnitus after otobasal fractures
    Lóránt Heid
    Central Military Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Int Tinnitus J 10:94-100. 2004
    ..41% of the butterfly calorigrams and 72.13% of the stepping craniocorpograms, as well as in 32.79% and 39.34% of subjects on right- and left-ear bone-conduction audiometry, respectively...
  74. ncbi HINTS outperforms ABCD2 to screen for stroke in acute continuous vertigo and dizziness
    David E Newman-Toker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Acad Emerg Med 20:986-96. 2013
    b>Dizziness and vertigo account for about 4 million emergency department (ED) visits annually in the United States, and some 160,000 to 240,000 (4% to 6%) have cerebrovascular causes...
  75. ncbi Gamma Knife surgery of vestibular schwannomas: longitudinal changes in vestibular function and measurement of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory
    P Ashley Wackym
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:137-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the longitudinal balance outcomes and Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) following GKS for VSs.
  76. ncbi Sensations from initial exposure to nicotine predicting adolescent smoking in China: a potential measure of vulnerability to nicotine
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:455-63. 2003
    ..Sensations reported were cigarette smell (59.2%), coughing (54.1%), dizziness (52.1%), nausea (42.5%), relaxation (19.1%), and pleasurable buzz/rush (9.0%)...
  77. ncbi The challenges of managing vestibular disorders: a qualitative study of clinicians' experiences associated with low referral rates for vestibular rehabilitation
    S H Polensek
    Rehabilitation Research and Development, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 63:1604-12. 2009
    ..To explore clinicians' perspectives influencing the under-diagnosis and management of patients with vestibular impairment (VI)...
  78. ncbi Impact of dizziness on the life quality of elderly with chronic vestibulopathy
    Erika Maria dos Santos
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo
    Pro Fono 22:427-32. 2010
    b>Dizziness impact on the quality of life (QoL) of elderly patients with chronic vestibular dysfunction.
  79. ncbi Dizziness in the older adult, Part 2. Treatments for causes of the four most common symptoms
    Deborah A Eaton
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Geriatrics 58:46, 49-52. 2003
    b>Dizziness is a common presenting complaint among older patients in primary care. A thorough examination and history can identify the type of dizziness and point to a specific differential diagnosis...
  80. ncbi Dizziness in the older adult, Part 1. Evaluation and general treatment strategies
    Deborah A Eaton
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Geriatrics 58:28-30, 33-6. 2003
    b>Dizziness is one of the most common complaints among patients age 50 and older who present to primary care physicians...
  81. ncbi Genetics of dizziness: cerebellar and vestibular disorders
    Teresa Requena
    aOtology and Neurotology Group CTS495, Human DNA Variability Department, GENYO Centre for Genomics and Oncological Research GENyO, Pfizer University of Granada Andalusian Regional Government, PTS Granada bDepartment of Otolaryngology, Hospital San Agustin, Linares, Jaen cDepartment of Otolaryngology, Hospital de Poniente, El Ejido, Almeria, Spain
    Curr Opin Neurol 27:98-104. 2014
    ..We have summarized clinical and molecular genetics findings in neuro-otolology during the last 2 years...
  82. ncbi Chronic dizziness: a practical approach
    A M Bronstein
    Neuro Otology Unit, Centre for Neuroscience and Mental Health, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    Pract Neurol 10:129-39. 2010
    Patients with chronic dizziness pose a particular challenge to the clinician, partly because their symptoms correlate poorly with standard vestibular tests; so a 'test and think later' approach is likely to lead to diagnostic confusion ..
  83. ncbi Risk factors associated with dizziness during treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis with meglumine antimoniate: 16-year retrospective study of cases from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    M H Araujo-Melo
    Laboratory Surveillance Leishmaniasis, Evandro Chagas Clinical Research Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Laryngol Otol 124:1056-60. 2010
    To evaluate dizziness in patients receiving meglumine antimoniate for the treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis.
  84. ncbi The effect of age on vestibular rehabilitation outcomes
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:1785-90. 2002
    ..The purpose of the retrospective chart review was to compare vestibular rehabilitation outcomes in young versus older adults...
  85. ncbi Methylprednisolone applied directly to the round window reduces dizziness after cochlear implantation: a randomized clinical trial
    J C Enticott
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne Cochlear Implant Clinic, Vic, Australia
    Audiol Neurootol 16:289-303. 2011
    ..Hearing and vestibular function analyses were under-powered to detect any drug changes due to limited participant data...
  86. ncbi Which comes first? Psychogenic dizziness versus otogenic anxiety
    Jeffrey P Staab
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Founders Pavilion F11 015, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1714-8. 2003
    ..conditions may trigger anxiety disorders (otogenic pattern of illness), that psychiatric disorders may produce dizziness (psychogenic pattern), and that risk factors for these syndromes may be identified...
  87. ncbi The impact of visual flow stimulation on anxiety, dizziness, and body sway in individuals with and without fear of heights
    Ruth Hüweler
    Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Munster, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 47:345-52. 2009
    Individuals with acrophobia experience anxiety and dizziness when exposed to heights. It may be that their balance system is disturbed and that they therefore have to rely more strongly on visual information...
  88. ncbi The role of the vestibular assessment
    J S Phillips
    Department of Otolaryngology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 123:1212-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the role of vestibular assessment in the management of the dizzy patient...
  89. ncbi Dizziness impairs health-related quality of life
    M ten Voorde
    Department of Neurology, Gelre Ziekenhuizen, Albert Sweitzerlaan 31, 7334 DZ, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:961-6. 2012
    Relatively little is known about the level of impairment in patients with dizziness.
  90. ncbi Chronic subjective dizziness
    Jeffrey P Staab
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18:1118-41. 2012
    ..a syndrome of phobic postural vertigo (PPV) based on clinical observations of patients with nonvertiginous dizziness that could not be explained by then-known neuro-otologic disorders...
  91. ncbi Prognostic assessments of medical therapy and vestibular testing in post-traumatic migraine-associated dizziness patients
    Chadwick J Donaldson
    Spatial Orientation Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:820-5. 2010
    ..study was to characterize our clinical population of patients suffering with post-traumatic migraine-associated dizziness (PTMAD) and determine any associations with medical interventions and vestibular testing metrics to help predict ..
  92. ncbi The point prevalence of dizziness or vertigo in migraine--and factors that influence presentation
    Anne H Calhoun
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Headache 51:1388-92. 2011
    To ascertain and characterize the point prevalence of dizziness or vertigo in migraineurs presenting for routine appointments at a specialty headache clinic.
  93. ncbi Dizziness, unsteadiness, visual disturbances, and postural control: implications for the transition to chronic symptoms after a whiplash trauma
    Julia Treleaven
    CCRE Spine Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S211-7. 2011
    ..Synthesis and application of research...
  94. ncbi Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and reliability of the german version of the dizziness handicap inventory
    Annette Kurre
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Otol Neurotol 30:359-67. 2009
    To translate the Dizziness Handicap Inventory into German (DHI-G) and investigate reliability, assess the association between selected items of the University of California Los Angeles Dizziness Questionnaire and the DHI-G, and compare ..
  95. ncbi Dizziness in the emergency room: diagnoses and misdiagnoses
    Georg Royl
    Department of Neurology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Neurol 66:256-63. 2011
    b>Dizziness is among the most frequent neurological chief complaints in emergency room (ER) patients...
  96. ncbi Headache-associated dizziness in a headache population: prevalence and impact
    Alexandre Bisdorff
    Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch, Luxembourg
    Cephalalgia 30:815-20. 2010
    ..In 1909 participants with episodic (<15 days per month) headaches (77.1% women), visual symptoms (52.4%) and dizziness (51.1%) were frequent accompanying symptoms of headache episodes...
  97. ncbi [Vertigo and dizziness]
    Yiu Tong Chu
    Section of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 16:50-60. 2007
    b>Dizziness ranks among the most common complaints in medicine, affecting approximately 20% to 30% of the general population...
  98. ncbi Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: a case report of palpitations and dizziness following prophylactic mefloquine use
    A Bhanji
    Department of Renal Medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 48:577-81. 2010
    ..The antimalarial agent mefloquine has been reported to cause a number of possible side effects. Here we describe a case demonstrating a previously unreported complication, the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)...
  99. pmc Association of CHRN genes with "dizziness" to tobacco
    Marissa A Ehringer
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:600-9. 2010
    ..Here we tested for association between an early subjective response phenotype, "dizziness," and 226 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in CHRN genes...
  100. ncbi Dizziness in the elderly
    Kamran Barin
    Balance Disorders Clinic, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 4000, Columbus, OH 43212, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 44:437-54, x. 2011
    ..This article provides a review of the underlying causes for the increased prevalence of dizziness with age, and discusses how specific test procedures may need to be modified for older individuals...
  101. ncbi Predictors of important neurological causes of dizziness among patients presenting to the emergency department
    C S K Cheung
    Emergency Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Emerg Med J 27:517-21. 2010
    b>Dizziness is a common presenting complaint in the emergency department (ED)...

Research Grants63

  1. Novel Rinse to Treat Oral Candidiasis in Cancer Patients
    Bakul Bhatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, side effects of Fluconazole include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headaches, dizziness, drowsiness, fever, diarrhea, rash and changes in the sense of taste...
  2. Fall risk assessment and prevention in elderly with diabetes using wearable techn
    Bor Rong Chen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..care, stroke, neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and in treating balance disorders and dizziness. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Obstacle reconciliation can be compromised in people with impaired gait due to age, ..
  3. IDENTIFICATION OF ACOUSTICO-LATERALIS TRANSMITTERS
    Dennis G Drescher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..manipulation of afferent signaling in auditory/vestibular deficits such as deafness, tinnitus, and dizziness is completely dependent upon our knowledge of basic elements of hair-cell receptoneural transmission, as ..
  4. Structure-function analyses on novel processes of type II vestibular hair cells
    Jennifer S Stone; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..About 35% of Americans experience balance problems such as vertigo, lack of coordinated movements, and dizziness. Balance problems can severely reduce quality of life, add to high healthcare costs, and lead to premature death ..
  5. Vestibular rehabilitation and dizziness in geriatric patients
    Courtney Hall; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION Dizziness is among the most prevalent complaints for which people seek medical help and the incidence of dizziness increases with age...
  6. Analysis of associations between anemia correction in CKD and mortality: CHOIR
    LYNDA ANNE MARIE SZCZECH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..life satisfaction, and happiness, exercise capacity, energy, and strength with a significant reduction in aching dizziness, anxiety, shortness of breath, muscle weakness, and leg cramps...
  7. VESTIBULO-CEREBELLAR CIRCUITS
    CAREY DAVID BALABAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and balance pathways that can (1) explain the relatively prevalent co-morbidity of balance disorders (vertigo/dizziness) and migraine symptoms and (2) serve as targets for effective therapy...
  8. Mice with Functional Fluorescent Nicotinic Receptor Subunits
    Henry A Lester; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..buzz" elicited by smoking, age of tobacco and alcohol initiation, early subjective response to tobacco, "dizziness" after the first few cigarettes, and lung cancer...
  9. Solutions for Vertigo presentations in the Emergency Department (SOLVE) Project
    KEVIN ANTHONY KERBER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..summary/Abstract: Frontline physicians need reliable solutions to discriminate benign from sinister causes of dizziness. Current strategies to discriminate rely on either clinical dogma or brain computerized tomography scans, but ..
  10. Synaptic Processing in the Vestibular System
    Ruth Anne Eatock; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Loss of function in the vestibular inner ear is likely responsible for many cases of dizziness and disorientation that require clinical attention, and the synapses between hair cells and afferents may be the ..
  11. Innate Immunity in Otitis Media Pathogenesis
    David J Lim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the most frequent illness resulting in visits to physicians and the most common cause of hearing impairment and dizziness in children. The recent pathogenic shift of OM by S...
  12. Dynamic blood pressure control and orthostatic tolerance in individuals with MS a
    Scott L Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..system (CNS) with multiple sclerosis (MS) can lead to a myriad of symptoms including fatigue, spasticity, dizziness and vertigo, and balance and coordination problems in individuals with MS...
  13. NADPH Oxidase Complexes in Mammalian Vestibular Function
    DAVID BERGSTROM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By better understanding the vestibular system, a foundation will be established to develop better treatments for such conditions as vertigo and dizziness in the hope of preventing falls and fractures.
  14. Visual and Vestibular Percepts of Motion
    Benjamin T Crane; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Vision has a significant role in motion perception, and patient's dizziness symptoms can result from derangements in integration of vision and vestibular cues...
  15. Field Deployable Vapor Intrusion Monitor
    Bikas Vaidya; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Breathing small amounts of TCE may cause headaches, lung irritation, dizziness, and poor concentration...
  16. Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertig
    KEVIN ANTHONY KERBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Preliminary results from a population-based study of emergency departments (ED) have found that, among dizziness presentations, the DHT was performed in 3.9% (137 of 3,525) and the CRM in 0.2% (8 of 3,525)...
  17. Brain Image Analysis Tools for Quantitative Longitudinal Assessment of MS
    Dzung L Pham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of debilitating symptoms including cognitive impairments, partial or complete vision loss, weakness in limbs, dizziness, and fatigue...
  18. Electro-optic adaptive eyeglass for correction of presbyopia
    Guoqiang Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of view for each vision task, requiring user to gaze down to accomplish near vision and in some cases causing dizziness and discomfort. Some users need three different eyeglasses for reading, computer, and driving...
  19. Central Neuronal Activity in Vestibular Compensation
    SHAWN NEWLANDS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research is an outgrowth of the P.l.'s interest in vestibular compensation developed from his previous research experience and from his work as an otolaryngologist treating patients complaining of dizziness.
  20. MRI Induced Vertigo
    David S Zee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Previous research on MRI induced vertigo relied largely on subjective reports of dizziness and perception of movement...
  21. Pediatric CFS in a Community-Based Sample
    Leonard A Jason; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We believe that cognitive fatigue, cognitive loss, and dizziness are a function of abnormalities in cerebral blood flow as it relates to total cardiac output, total blood volume,..
  22. Neurobehavioral effects of adolescent GHB
    Ratna Sircar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Illicit use of GHB has been associated with significant adverse effects such as amnesia, dizziness, confusion, agitation, hallucination, and at very high doses respiratory depression, unconsciousness, coma and ..
  23. Vestibular Migraine Investigated with Psychophysical and Oculomotor Tests
    Richard F Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In VM subjects and controls groups (normal subjects, migraine patients without dizziness, dizziness patients without migraine), we will measure the effects of vestibular stimulation on perceptual ..
  24. Vestibular Consequences of Blast-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    FAITH AKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Dizziness and balance disorders are common symptoms associated with mTBI or head injury...
  25. MVPS: Health Concerns, Role function, Health Service Use
    KRISTINE SCORDO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..symptoms, including chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, migraine headaches, lightheadedness, fatigue, dizziness on standing, mood swings, and anxiety or panic attacks...
  26. Novel non-invasive treatment for hypotension during hemodialysis
    Anja Metzger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..IDH often causes abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, muscle cramps, dizziness and fainting, slows or terminates the dialysis run, reduces the quality of dialysis, and costs significant ..
  27. Laser Cather for Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia
    Ashok Gowda; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..During VT, the ventricles lack sufficient time to fill with blood prior to each contraction often resulting in dizziness, loss of consciousness and sudden cardiac arrest...
  28. Neurotransmission at the vestibular calyx synapse
    KATHERINE RENNIE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Dizziness is one of the most common medical complaints...
  29. Vestibular Compensation During Volitional Head Movements
    SHAWN NEWLANDS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..from his previous research experience and from his work as an otolaryngologist treating patients complaining of dizziness. This work is an extension and supplementation of the P.I...
  30. Effects of Amino Acid Therapy on Hot Flashes in Postmenopausal Women
    Thomas Guttuso; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in postmenopausal women; however, 50% of patients receiving gabapentin reported side effects of sleepiness or dizziness. Gabapentin is known to bind to the alpha2delta subunit of voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCCs) in the central ..
  31. LASER CATHETER FOR ABLATION OF VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
    Ashok Gowda; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..VT the ventricles do not fill with sufficient amounts of blood prior to each contraction, often resulting in dizziness, loss of consciousness or sudden cardiac arrest...
  32. WEARABLE ARTIFICIAL LABYRINTH IN MOTION SICKNESS/VERTIGO
    WESLEY KRUEGER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..as an aid in controlling the symptoms of motion sickness and in the rehabilitative process in patients with dizziness following vestibular nerve section or removal of a skull base lesion such as acoustic tumor...
  33. Correlating drug effects on the VOR and motion sickness
    Phillip Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Objectives: The vestibular system is a central component of both motion sickness and vestibular dizziness (vertigo) and both are treated with many of same medications including diazeparn and meclizine...
  34. VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS ACTIVITY IN VESTIBULAR COMPENSATION
    SHAWN NEWLANDS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..from his previous research experience and from his work as an otolaryngologist treating patients complaining of dizziness. The work in this proposal will be done under the direction of Dr. W...
  35. Carisbamate Treatment for Alcohol Dependence
    THOMAS FREDERICK NEWTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is rarely used to treat alcohol dependence, however, because it has prominent side effects including somnolence, dizziness, and cognitive disturbances that require gradual dose titration...
  36. SENSORY IMPAIRMENT IN OLDER ADULTS--A PILOT STUDY
    David Lee; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..activities of daily living, self-reported sensory impairments (smell, taste, vision, hearing, tinnitus, dizziness/balance, tactile), sleep difficulties, smoking history, exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, alcohol ..
  37. ADAPTATION OF THE VOR TO MAXIMIZE GAIN CHANGES
    Erik Viirre; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Lesions of the vestibular organ lead to complaints of unstable vision, dizziness and imbalance...
  38. Role of P53 in Aminoglycoside Ototoxicity
    Mei Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..induced by ototoxic drugs, such as cisplatin and gentamicin, are among the most common causes of hearing loss, dizziness and tinnitus. Clinically, no drug is available to treat the hair cell loss...
  39. CHILDREN AT RISK: HIGH FIELD MRI OF STIMULANT EFFECTS
    Carl Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the experience of one of the following behavioral signs after the first inhaled cigarette: increased relaxation, dizziness, and/or nausea (DiFranza et al., 2004)...
  40. WEARABLE ARTIFICAL LABYRINTH IN MOTION SICKNESS/VERTIGO
    WESLEY KRUEGER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..goal is to show feasibility for developing a wearable "artificial labyrinth" which provides patients with dizziness information about movement by maintaining a level horizon in a visual display...
  41. VESTIBULOOCULAR FUNCTION IN NEUROOTOLOGICAL DISORDERS
    Joseph Furman; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of establishing an otolith test relates to the long term objective of improved management of patients with dizziness and disequilibrium...
  42. ErbB receptor regulation of Vestibular Schwannomas
    JONI DOHERTY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..schwannomas (also called acoustic neuromas) are benign tumors of the balance nerve, that can cause hearing loss, dizziness, and facial weakness. Treatment is limited to surgery or radiation...
  43. Visual Feedback Goggle for Positional Vertigo Treatment
    PHILIP ANTHONY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dizziness is the most common reason for a visit to a primary care physician among the 65 and older patient population...
  44. NOVEL PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO TREAT ANAL DISEASE
    Thomas Parks; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..effectiveness of topical nitrate therapy is limited by systemic side effects such as headache, hypotension, and dizziness. The goal of this proposal is to pharmacologically enhance the potency of locally applied NTG to reduce anal ..
  45. Development of semicircular canal prostheses for studies of vestibular plasticity
    DANIEL MERFELD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Over 90 million Americans (>40%) will seek medical attention for dizziness or some other balance disorder sometime in their life...
  46. Comprehensive Positioning Management System
    John Epley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b>Dizziness and balance disorders are among the most common problems in US healthcare, with 6...
  47. Neurophysiology Studies Electrical Stimulation For Vestibular Nerve
    James Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..vestibular nerve, which can provide patient benefit during transient attacks of irregular activity leading to dizziness and/or act as a component of a balance prosthesis...
  48. Neurophysiology Studies Electrical Stimulation For Vestibular Nerve
    James Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..vestibular nerve, which can provide patient benefit during transient attacks of irregular activity leading to dizziness and/or act as a component of a balance prosthesis...
  49. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Phyllis Jean Linton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will manipulate conditions such that we may induce young cells to "age" (i.e., increased longevity) and vice versa, and determine if these manipulations induce alterations in antigen specific function (i.e., IL-2 production). ..
  50. Stimulus-Evoked Vestibular Evaluation System
    John Epley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..detecting and analyzing sound/pressure-evoked manifestations (Tullio/Hennebert phenomena) of conditions causing dizziness or imbalance for application at medical facilities...
  51. VISUALLY INDUCED IMBALANCE IN VESTIBULAR PATIENTS
    CHRISTINE RYCEWICZ; Fiscal Year: 1993
    A large proportion of patients with vestibular disorders report that their symptoms of imbalance, dizziness and motion sickness are exacerbated by visual environments containing moving visual stimuli such as shopping malls or ..
  52. STRATEGIES TO REDUCE DIZZINESS IN OLDER ADULTS
    JANET HELMINSKI; Fiscal Year: 2000
    DESCRIPTION:(adapted from applicant's abstract) Dizziness is the most common presenting complaint of ambulatory care patients aged 75 years and older...
  53. Gene Expression and Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease
    Thomas Aune; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..can be typical of other conditions and quite vague, such as musculoskeletal complaints and pain, headaches or dizziness. No available blood test can accurately exclude the possibility of an autoimmune disease in a subject with these ..
  54. Adaptation to controlled vestibular stimulation
    DANIEL MERFELD; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Over 90 million Americans (greater than 40 percent) will seek medical attention for dizziness or some other balance disorder sometime in their life...
  55. Nystagmus-Based Repositioning System - Vestibular Disor.
    John Epley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b>Dizziness and balance disorders are common problems, with 6...
  56. T'AI CHI FOR BALANCE DISORDERS
    Timothy Hain; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Prospective subjects will undergo a set of pre-training assessment instruments including a Dizziness Handicap Inventory (Jacobson et al, 1990), a falls self-report questionnaire, the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol, ..
  57. Neurotransmission at the vestibular calyx synapse
    KATHERINE RENNIE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Dizziness is one of the most common medical complaints...
  58. Genetic basis for gravity receptor dysfunction in mice
    Sherri M Jones; Fiscal Year: 2010
    3.4% of the US adult population, or 6.2 million individuals, experience chronic dizziness and/or imbalance. While the prevalence of these conditions is greater among older adults, balance problems can occur at any age...
  59. SCREENING VESTIBULAR FUNCTION USING EVOKED POTENTIALS
    SHERRI JONES; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..gained will serve as a basis for future research ultimately leading to a better understanding of vestibular ontogeny, genetics of vestibular impairment and better diagnosis and treatment of dizziness in humans.
  60. VESTIBULAR CLINICAL AND BASIC RESEARCH PROJECT CENTER
    Vicente Honrubia; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results of these experiments have potential theoretical and practical value for the management of patients suffering from dizziness and dysequilibrium due to inner ear lesions as well as sensorineural disorders.
  61. Building a New Model for Diagnosis of ED Dizzy Patients
    David Newman Toker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of our proposed research is to improve diagnosis of patients presenting to the Emergency Department [ED] with dizziness, some of whom are misdiagnosed with potentiallygrave medical consequences...
  62. VIRTUAL REALITY IN BALANCE DISORDERS
    Susan Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data derived from the above three goals will help direct a randomized clinical trial that will assist in determining if virtual reality is an effective method of intervention with persons with vestibular dysfunction. ..