Neurological and Vestibular Disorders Blog

Vitamin D and BPPV

What Does Vitamin D and Bone Density have to do with Vertigo? What is Vertigo Dizziness has many varied origins and descriptions.  Vertigo is the sensation of dizziness that feels like spinning. It does not matter whether the room spins or you spin. It’s vertigo either way. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most […]

Five Healthy Habits for Good Brain Function

Five Healthy Habits for Good Brain Function Four Types of Exercise Doesn’t it seem as though exercise is at the top of the recommendation list for everything healthy? Well, there is a reason.  Exercise is good for your heart, your circulation, your skin, your digestive system, and your brain.  With physical exercise, neurotransmitters including endorphins, dopamine, norepinephrine, […]

Understanding the Value of Physical Therapy and Exercise for People with Parkinson’s Disease

“I have Parkinson’s Disease (PD).  How do I know whether I need individual Physical therapy (PT) or a Parkinson’s specific exercise class?” Research has shown with extremely strong evidence that people with PD need exercise!  If you have been diagnosed with PD, then you need a lifelong habit of exercise.  You might, however, also need […]