Dizzy: What You Need to Know About Managing and Treating Balance Disorders

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 30, 2008 - Medical - 304 pages
In Dizzy, Dr. Jack Wazen uncovers the root causes of this disabling, difficult-to-diagnose syndrome and shares the therapies and techniques that can return patients' lives to normal.

Recent statistics show that more than 90 million Americans will experience dizziness at some time during their lives. The good news is that 80 to 90 percent of sufferers can find relief. In this comprehensive guide, one of the nation's leading authorities on balance disorders tells the millions of sufferers what they can to do to conquer dizziness—what it is, why they feel this way, and what they can do about it.
 

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Contents

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Why Am I So Dizzy? Causes of Balance Disorders
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Treating Balance Disorders
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Epilogue
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Appendix C
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Suggested Reading
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Jack J. Wazen, M.D., is the medical director of the Balance Management Center at Lenox Hill Hospital and associate professor of clinical otolaryngology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. The founder and former director of the Tinnitus, Hearing & Balance Center at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, he is also president of the Research Institute for Hearing and Balance Disorders. He maintains a private practice in New York City.

Deborah Mitchell is a medical writer and journalist whose articles have appeared in professional journals as well as national consumer magazines. She has authored or co-authored more than fifty books about various health topics, including The Natural Health Guide to Headache Relief, The Dictionary of Natural Healing, and What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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