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Dizziness

Background

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The idea is for you to understand more about the health area you are addressing before you get too far building your action plan.

General Information

Dizziness can be caused by many many things and can be short lived and nothing to worry about or it could be the start of something extremely Serious.

Dizziness can be as a natural result of body changes, environment or surroundings or can be food/ drink we take or medication.

Dizziness can be brought on through shock, anger, depression, anxiety or a number of psychosomatic tendencies. Nobody really knows. But 25 to 56% of people can suffer long term effects of dizziness. So have light occasional dizziness whilst others suffer with Vertigo.

Dizziness affects approximately 20–40% of people at some point in time, while about 7.5–10% have vertigo. About 5% have vertigo in a given year. It becomes more common with age and affects women two to three times more often than men.

Background Information

There is information available which will help you formulate your action plan – both on our site and on external sites.

On our site

MindDrive

Dizziness and Vertigo can be extremely debilitating and have a knock on affect to many parts of your life. Dizziness and vertigo can be brought under control.

MindDrive is all about understanding your mental health.

We have relevant information on MindDrive
FitnessDrive

FitnessDrive and FuelDrive can help you develop a healthy body not only have good physical health but more importantly FuelDrive is the drive which deals with what you put in your mouth. Understanding what your body can eat and digest safely with no side effects is critical.

Our Nutritional and fitness experts can help you.

We have relevant information on FitnessDrive

On external site(s)

As we said earlier dizziness and vertigo is a very specific and can be managed but it requires lots of work to understand the causes and once diagnosed can be treated effectively.  WebMD have an article which provides new clues to why you might suffer from chronic dizziness.

Vertigo is now easily manageable without drugs.  This article from Harvard Health Publishing suggests an approach.

Video

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Middle ear problems

Middle ear problems.

Physical therapist Bryan Kist explains how his team evaluates and treats vestibular system disorders such as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). He also provides insights on the difference between vertigo and dizziness.

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Questionnaire

In order for you to assess what you know about this health area, we suggest using a questionnaire. This might help you understand your situation in this area, or taking it might improve your understanding of the area.

You may be able to take this questionnaire online – either here on our site or on an external site – or download it and complete it on paper – it depends on copyright (and whether we’ve managed to build it on our site!).

The ways you can take a questionnaire:

PDF for download, Questionnaire on our site

Take Questionnaire on our site

You can take a questionnaire on our site. This will score the questions automatically and give you a summary showing what your score means.

You will see our questionnaire first, possibly followed by a tab which may contain a second questionnaire (see above).  If you scroll down you will see links to external questionnaire(s) or downloads if there are any. Scroll down until you get to the right place for you!

Our Questionnaire

Just a quick 11 questions which might help your understanding of dizziness.

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Download questionnaire and take it yourself

You can download at least one questionnaire from our site.  You will have to score the questionnaire yourself.

A quick 11 question questionnaire with answers

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