Importance of vestibular testing

When a person has trouble balancing, the problem is often attributed to the inner ear – more specifically, the vestibular (or balance) part of the inner ear.

However, according to the American Hearing Research Foundation, the dizziness can also be caused by other issues, including psychological anxiety, low blood pressure or the brain itself. For this reason, vestibular testing is very important for patients suffering from dizziness. When the cause is isolated to something outside the ear, it can often be corrected, which helps the person’s balancing problems to disappear… (American Health Advantage)

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