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
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
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?
The following is a summary of a public talk given at a BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society North Shore Support Group meeting held at Summerhill PARC in North Vancouver on July 30, 2014. Speaker: Rob Huppée, RD, CSCS. Rob is a registered dietitian as well as a certified strength and … [Read more...] about Nutrition & Exercise: Their Role in Improving Balance & Preventing Falls