Do you know that many people around the world today has balance problems? Each year 1 in 3 people experience a fall! In fact, Falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. In 20017, direct medical costs for fall injuries totalled £31 billion worldwide. By 2020, the costs are projected to reach £44 billion. The good news however, is that many of these falls can be prevented with the right training or exercises and diet.
What are the reasons that make a person feel dizzy, spinning of the room or difficult to maintain balance? Disturbances of the labyrinth in the inner ear, brain, cerebellum, blood circulation or peripheral nervous system are all the common causes for the balance problems.
Arthritis, joint pain, stroke, visual impairment, back or neck problems, myelopathy due to cervical spondylosis, parkinsonism and fall of blood pressure on standing (orthostatic hypotension) are other causes of balance problems and can contribute to risk of falls among of but the young and elderly.
Certain medications that depress the central nervous system may also increase the rate of falls by increasing the lack of coordination, one of the main reason why I would always, recommend a good exercise program for people who are suffering illness that required medications which depress the central nervous system. Research have found the evidence for the effectiveness of several exercises in ex clinical balance outcomes in all age group across the all gender:
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