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
Check out the Balance Disorder Spectrum, a handy online reference guide to the whole range of balance disorders. All currently known disorders are presented in a single interactive diagram. A professor of creative computing, Andrew Hugill, developed this creative new tool for the Ménière's Society … [Read more...] about Balance Disorder Spectrum
Voting in our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is high on the list of good experiences that membership in BC Balance and Dizziness can give you, but the members who attend that meeting are also treated to a live question and answer period with Erica Zaia, an audiologist who volunteers with BC Balance … [Read more...] about Why BC Balance and Dizziness Members Love Our AGM
Note: The information below refers to a desktop computer, laptop or possibly a tablet, rather than a cell phone. The small screen of a cell phone causes things to be arranged differently than on a larger screen, so not everything below will apply in the same way and tools that are mentioned may not … [Read more...] about How to Use the BC Balance and Dizziness Website
It’s winter. It gets dark early. Did you know that almost a third of all pedestrian fatalities occur within just three hours, between 3 and 6 pm? In BC each year vehicles strike 2,700 pedestrians. Of those, 61 are fatally injured. These are sobering statistics and not to be taken lightly by those of … [Read more...] about Be Seen, Be Safe
Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™) Will Now be Available in Canada!Please Note: We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating, supporting and inspiring those affected by dizziness and balance disorders. In the course of living our mission, we have come across the team of … [Read more...] about Health Canada Approves PoNS™ Device
There's hope for the future for those of us that suffer with certain movements in computer games, as well as on gaming systems like Xbox and Playstation. Bobbing, weaving, flickering, jumping and swaying movements can make those of us who are sensitive to motion feel horrible and make some computer … [Read more...] about Do You Get Headaches or Motion Sickness from Playing Computer Games?