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Publication Date: 20 Sep 2018
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Page Count: 128
Author: Jaydip Ray
ISBN-13: 9781847094438

Vertigo and Dizziness

Your Guide To Balance Disorders
By Jaydip Ray
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Vertigo and dizziness are extremely common, and cause a great deal of worry and distress. Symptoms may include nausea, tinnitus, hearing loss, blurred vision, confusion, raised temperature and fever. Many people stop work because of balance disorders, while in older people, there is a very real threat of falls. This book, by a distinguished ENT consultant, examines the common and more unusual forms of these conditions. Topics include:

the balance system
defining vertigo and dizziness
inner ear disorders, such as labyrinthitis
Ménière’s disease
the link with migraine, including vestibular migraine
balance disorders in children
tests and treatments, such as radiology, electrophysiology and injections
surgery and implants
‘fear of falling’ and psychological strategies to help

Professor Jaydip Ray says there is plenty that can be done to treat symptoms and improve quality of life, so don’t just put up with vertigo and dizziness, seek help today!
About the Author
Professor Jaydip Ray, PhD, MS, FRCS, is Clinical Director and an ENT Consultant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Professor of Otology/Neurotology at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. He completed his specialist training in Birmingham and undertook fellowships in Cambridge, Australia and the USA.
He is the communications lead for the ENT Clinical Research Network of the National Institute for Health Research. His main research interests include the management of balance disorders, complex hearing loss and implantable hearing solutions. He has been the chief investigator on several multicentre research projects.
Jaydip also plays an active role in teaching and training, and lectures widely at several national and international conferences. He is the Training Programme Director for ENT in Yorkshire and Humber Deanery and is the academic representative for the Specialist Advisory Committee for ENT.
Jaydip is married with two children and enjoys spending time with his family, plus reading, travelling and badminton.

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