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NIDCD

Trastornos del equilibrio

balance  dizziness  Meniere's Disease  Vertigo 

Un trastorno del equilibrio es un problema médico que hace que uno se sienta tambaleante o mareado.

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NIDCD

La enfermedad de Ménière

hearing  balance  Meniere's Disease 

La enfermedad de Ménière es una anomalía en el oído interno que causa mareos fuertes (vértigo), timbre o silbido en el oído (tinnitus), pérdida de audición y una sensación de que el oído está lleno o congestionado. Por lo general, la enfermedad de Ménière afecta un solo oído.

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NIDCD

Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) and Neurofibromatosis

genetics  balance  hearing loss  Vestibular schwannoma 

A vestibular schwannoma (also known as acoustic neuroma, acoustic neurinoma, or acoustic neurilemoma) is a benign, usually slow-growing tumor that develops from the balance and hearing nerves supplying the inner ear. The tumor comes from an overproduction of Schwann cells—the cells that normally wrap around nerve fibers like onion skin to help support and insulate nerves.

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NIDCD

Ménière's Disease

balance  hearing loss  Meniere's Disease  sudden deafness 

Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness or congestion in the ear. Ménière’s disease usually affects only one ear.

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NIA

Fall Proofing Your Home

exercise  safety  risk  fall  home  balance  active  Strength  Proof 

Get information on how to fall proof your home, safety tips, and examples of exercise to improve strength and balance to lower your risk of falling.

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NIA

Preventing Falls

health  exercise  falls  age  weight  walking  balance  Strength  stairs  Muscle 

Get ideas on preventing falls as you age. Weight-bearing exercises such as walking or climbing stairs add to muscle strength and improve balance.

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NIA

Include All 4 Types of Exercise

health  exercise  balance  fitness  active  Endurance  Workout  Workout routines  Strength  Flexibility 

Exercise generally falls into four main types: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Some activities fit into more than one type of exercise; for example, some endurance activities help build strength, and some flexibility exercises also improve balance. Your goal is to be creative and choose exercises from each of the four types. Mix it up, and you’ll see the benefits!

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NIH

Dizziness and Balance Problems in Kids Spinning Sensations and Unsteadiness

balance problems  nih news and health  balance  dizziness 

Most people feel dizzy now and then. Kids, like adults, may occasionally feel lightheaded or unsteady. But if such feelings repeat or interfere with everyday life, it could be a sign of a balance disorder.

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NCCIH

5 Tips: What You Should Know About Tai Chi for Health

cancer  alternative  tips  anxiety  complementary  nih  integrative  CAM  nccih  nccam  tai chi  mind and body practices  aging  balance  complementary and alternative medicine  integrative health  rheumatoid arthritis  Heart failure  Parkinson's disease 

5 tips on the use of tai chi for health purposes. From the U.S. government's National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

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NCI

Physical Activity and Cancer

cancer  exercise  activity  weight  diet  physical activity  movement  physical  energy  4.24  balance 

A fact sheet that summarizes evidence linking exercise and other physical activity, including work and household chores, to reduced cancer risks.

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