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[20 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
The nerve from the ear to brain

We are continuing on in our series of posts on the normal ear and balance system. Last time I talked about the Balance Parts of the Normal Inner Ear.  This time I’ll briefly talk about the nerve connecting the ear and the brain.

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[29 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]
The Balance Parts of the Normal Inner Ear

In my last post I talked about why a brain rehabilitation programme is necessary for anyone who sufferers vertigo or dizziness.  However before we go into that idea much further, a brief series of discussions on the anatomy of the balance system might be a good idea.  If fact it is really vital that vertigo and dizziness sufferers understand what is happening in their bodies, because a thorough understanding of the problem can help remove much of the fear and anxiety that these problems can produce.
Today we are going to …

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[12 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
What causes your Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) symptoms?

In this post I’m going to talk about what causes BPPV.  I think it’s important to know what causes the symptoms you are suffering from as then you can take action to manage the progression of your condition. 
In a nutshell, BPPV is caused by loose crystals in your inner ear that have slipped into a part of the ear called the semicircular canals.  These crystals then move when you move, causing abnormal currents in the fluid of the ears, which produces vertigo.
Your ears have three parts, the external, middle and inner parts.  The …