People who experience dizziness when standing face an increased risk of developing dementia, a new study reports. The increased risk appears to only apply to those who experience a drop in their systolic blood pressure. Those with systolic orthostatic hypotension were 40% more likely to develop dementia than those who did not suffer from the condition.
People with functional dizziness do not appear to process sensory-motor impression correctly. Instead, they rely on a stored memory model which no longer matches immediate reality.
A new study reveals middle aged people who experience lightheadedness or dizziness upon standing, as a result of a sudden drop of blood pressure, may face a higher risk of developing dementia as they age.
Researchers report the dizzying effect experienced by those who suffer from Tullio phenomena occurs when sound generates pathological fluid mechanical waves in the semicircular canals of the ear.
Researchers have developed a new way to help understand how the vestibular system works as an animal stands still. The method involves using optical tweezers to study the activity in the vestibular system.
According to a new study, people who get dizzy several minutes after standing up could be at risk of more serious conditions, or even death.
Researchers report on differences in the brain structures of ballet dancers which could help them avoid feeling dizzy when they pirouette. The finding could help improve treatment for patients with chronic dizziness.