Some of us with chronic dizziness issues have problems reading a book in our lap, looking at a cookbook lying on a counter, studying manuals or school books while sitting at a desk or table, and using an iPad or laptop computer. We can usually read by holding a book at eye level or by lying on our … [Read more...] about Ergonomic Reading & Studying for Dizzy Folks
BC Balance and Dizziness is excited to announce the third in our series of articles planned for 2019. "Vestibular neuritis is a condition that causes a sudden, severe attack of dizziness, usually with nausea and vomiting. This attack may last for days. Vestibular neuritis does not come and go; it is … [Read more...] about Vestibular Neuritis Article
My name is Nancy, I’m 28 years old, and I was diagnosed with vertigo three months ago by my physiotherapist. I firmly believe that I have vertigo because I was anxious, I was working 12-hour days on the computer, I wasn't present in my life, and I couldn’t even enjoy simple things like walking my … [Read more...] about Vertigo Changed This Woman’s Life for the Better!
BC Balance and Dizziness is excited to announce the second in our series of articles planned for 2019. This article is all about Persistent Postural-perceptual Dizziness (PPPD). PPPD was only recognized as a distinct vestibular disorder in 2015. Previously it had many names and diagnoses. People … [Read more...] about Persistent Postural-perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) Article
BC Balance and Dizziness is proud to announce to our members, donors and website visitors that our comprehensive article on Ménière's disease is complete and has been posted on our website. This is an amazing article that covers virtually every aspect of Ménière's disease, including causes, … [Read more...] about Ménière’s Disease Article
The 2019 BC Balance and Dizziness AGM last evening was amazing! We have a new president and two new members-at-large! It is with great excitement that we welcome our very own Erica Zaia as our new president. Erica has been associated with BC Balance and Dizziness since 2010 and has been a … [Read more...] about AGM Results: Our New Team at BC Balance and Dizziness
Even those of us with balance issues can participate in many recreational activities. Additionally, as we get older, it's increasingly important for us to stay active. Tai chi, seniors exercise programmes, swimming and many other leisure activities can even help improve our balance. The city of … [Read more...] about Surrey City Council Gives Seniors 75% Reduction in Recreation Fees
Warmest greetings from the BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society – we hope that you are finding balance in 2019 and we would like to share some important changes for the New Year. As the Society works to fulfill the goal of supporting, educating and inspiring those affected by balance and … [Read more...] about 2019 Announcement: BC Balance and Dizziness Tax Receipts
A quote from our Facebook page... "Treatment for motion sickness has not changed in decades. This gadget may be the answer to preventing motion sickness, in a drug-free way. It seems to have a good scientific basis to it and we look forward to reading more research about it." Check out our Facebook … [Read more...] about Innovation: Can Motion Sickness be Prevented without Drugs?
I'm Andrea Wilson, the webmaster for BC Balance and Dizziness. As a balance and dizziness sufferer, I relish the times when I can do something that doesn't make me dizzy! And, unlike looking down to chop mounds of vegetables, making this recipe does not set off my symptoms. Our family is not very … [Read more...] about Dizziness and Spiced Meat Pies