Balance

Expert hearing and balance services in Albuquerque, NM.

Vertigo and Dizziness

Dizziness and balance disorders are some of the most prevalent conditions affecting individuals. An estimated 90 million Americans will experience dizziness at least once in their lifetime. Dizziness occurs when the brain receives false signals from the balance system (comprising the inner ear, eyes, and sensory nerves). It senses movement and overcompensates, leading to a spinning sensation.

Balance disorders are commonly associated with dizziness or vertigo. Some of these include:

While feelings of dizziness are an indicator of a balance disorder or vertigo, other common symptoms are:

Woman experiencing vertigo and dizziness

Balance Testing

To diagnose your balance disorder and the exact cause, balance testing must be performed. There are a number of diagnostic tests available, the most common being:

These diagnostic tests are painless and will help our audiologists diagnose and evaluate a variety of hearing and balance disorders.

Treatment for Dizziness and Vertigo

Treatment for balance disorders can take many forms depending on the cause of your dizziness. The audiologists at Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center will target the underlying condition to reduce or completely eliminate your symptoms.

Treatment options can include:

Our audiologists will work with you to create a custom treatment plan that leaves you feeling better.

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