Learn about Balance Disorders

What Do You Know About Balance Disorders?

What Do You Know About Balance Disorders? Although millions of Americans have balance disorders, they can be difficult to diagnose. That's because dizziness--a common symptom of these disorders--is su...

Acoustic Neuroma

What is acoustic neuroma? Acoustic neuroma, also referred to as vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous tumor that may develop from an overproduction of Schwann cells that press on the hearing and ba...

Balance Disorders

Many balance disorders require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some of the conditions, for which we have provided a brief overview. Ac...

What is Ménière's disease?

What is Ménière's disease? Ménière's disease is a balance disorder caused by an abnormality found in a section of the inner ear called the labyrinth . There are an estimated 615,000 people in the U.S....

Vestibular Balance Disorder

Dizziness and vertigo are classic symptoms of a vestibular balance disorder. Balance disorders can strike at any age but are most common as people get older. Your ear is an intricate system of bone an...

Learn about Hearing and Balance

What Do You Know About Balance Disorders?

What Do You Know About Balance Disorders? Although millions of Americans have balance disorders, they can be difficult to diagnose. That's because dizziness--a common symptom of these disorders--is su...

Balance Disorders

Many balance disorders require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some of the conditions, for which we have provided a brief overview. Ac...

Tinnitus

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the sound of ringing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, or clicking that occurs inside the head. The sounds may come and go, be continuous, occur in one or both ears, and vary i...