Do you suffer from dizzy spells? Do you feel dizzy when you get up or are you afraid you might even pass out? These complaints are often caused by a disturbance in the balance organ and therefore often point to a balance disorder. Normally, your balance organ, together with your brain, eyes and muscles, keeps your balance stable. If your balance organ is disrupted, you might experience dizziness, nausea and even acute tinnitus.
Types of balance disorders
The main forms of dizziness are the sensation that the world around you is spinning, light-headedness and feeling unstable on your feet. If you feel dizzy after a fall or a blow to your head, contact us immediately for a quick diagnosis.
Ringing in the ear (Tinnitus)
People with this condition hear sounds that aren’t there. Those sounds vary widely, but 'ringing in the ears' is the most well-known form of this disorder. The most common cause of tinnitus is damage and loss of the tiny sensory hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear.