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Feeling Dizzy: Understanding and Treating…

Feeling Dizzy: Understanding and Treating Vertigo, Dizziness, and Other…

by Brian W. Blakley

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0028616804, Paperback)

* When you turn your head suddenly, do you feel sick to your stomach?
* Do you often become dizzy when you get up too quickly from a chair?
* Have you ever felt a sense of motion when you're standing still?
You're not alone. Whether it's fainting, imbalance, or spinning sensations, these disorders affect 76 million Americans at some time in their lives. Feeling Dizzy explains what can go wrong, what physicians can do to diagnose and treat problems, what you can do to help yourself, and how you can finally regain your sense of balance. The first complete book on the subject written from the general reader, Feeling Dizzy:
* Identifies and explains the three types of dizziness: vertigo, imbalance, and fainting.
* Describes treatment options, from medication or surgery to therapy and rehabilitation.
* Outlines self-help options, including relaxation techniques, biofeedback, and exercise.
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Millions of people complain to their doctors each year about occasional or chronic feelings of wooziness, spinning, lack of balance, and fainting. In fact, dizziness is one of the most common symptoms reported to physicians. In this definitive book, Dr. Brian Blakley, M.D., Ph.D., and Mary-Ellen Siegel, M.S.W., offer up-to-date, straightforward explanations of all possible causes of dizziness - from Meniere's disease to diabetes, whiplash, or anxiety. Feeling Dizzy helps distinguish minor problems from more serious ailments and suggests when to seek medical advice. It also outlines preventive measures, self-treatment options - such as relaxation techniques, biofeedback, and exercise - and medical treatments from surgery and medication to therapy and rehabilitation.The past ten years have brought great strides in understanding and treating inner-ear disorders and other causes of dizziness. With its clear and comprehensive explanations, Feeling Dizzy provides hope, understanding, and help to the millions of people who seek to bring their lives back into balance.… (more)

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