Symptoms of Vestibular and Balance Disorders 2018-01-06T23:00:43+00:00

Physical therapy one – core balance

Symptoms of Vestibular and Balance Disorders

  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Spinning sensation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Whoosh sensation with movement
  • Fullness or pressure in the head or ears
  • Jumpy or jumpy vision
  • Off-balance
  • Disequilibrium
  • Difficulty focusing/eye strain
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Foggy brain
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Easy to become overwhelmed
  • It feels like “I am wearing someone else’s glasses”
  • Feel isolated, frustrated – no one can see how you feel

Symptoms are often triggered by…

  • Looking up or down
  • Turning head
  • Getting in and out of bed
  • Rolling in bed
  • Movement of body, head, or eyes – especially quickly
  • Watching someone or something that is moving
  • Busy, noisy environments
  • Fluorescent lights or bright lights
  • Computer work especially scrolling or having to enter from a data sheet
  • Walking in the dark or in open areas
  • Walking down aisles in grocery stores
  • Simple household tasks such as loading dishwasher or laundry
  • Driving or riding in a car