Anne C. Poinier MD


Checklist for the Home for Vertigo

Use these checklists once a month to see how you are doing to stay safe in case of a vertigo attack. How many of the items can you say “yes” to? Try to do all the items on each list. Date:_________ Checklist for the home ____Walkways around the house (especially to the bathroom or telephone) are clear of furniture…

Checklist for the Home for Vertigo

Use these checklists once a month to see how you are doing to stay safe in case of a vertigo attack. How many of the items can you say “yes” to? Try to do all the items on each list. Date:_________ Checklist for the home ____Walkways around the house (especially to the bathroom or telephone) are clear of furniture…

Endolymph

Endolymph is a fluid that normally fills and drains from the inner ear and helps a person maintain a sense of balance. If endolymph builds up in the inner ear, a person may experience a spinning sensation or dizziness (vertigo), a roaring or buzzing in the ear (tinnitus), or a feeling of pressure or fullness in the ear…

Vertigo: Level 2 (Harder) Balance Exercises

Level 2 exercises for vertigo are a little harder than the level 1 exercises. For all of them, start out slowly and gradually try to do the exercise for a longer time or for more repetitions. When you first begin, it is important to have someone with you to help you if you feel you are going to fall. As you progress…

Head movements to perform while standing

Do this exercise twice a day. Try to progress to doing this 15 to 20 times for each head movement. Then try to do this with your eyes closed. Stand with a chair in front of you and a wall behind you. If you begin to fall, you may use them for support. Stand with your feet together and your arms at your side. Step 1 Move…