Dizziness is one of the main reasons that adults visit the doctor. Approximately 15% of people experience it while the number jumps to 40% in older ones. It can significantly affect a person’s life if it happens frequently. The good news is that it rarely signifies a life-threatening condition. Dizziness has been described as:
The Dangers of Medication
About half of all insured people living in the USA are taking some form of prescription drugs, according to the National Institute of Health. Why is this dangerous?
When medications are first developed and are being tested, they are generally given to adult males ages 25 – 50. A woman, child, or elderly person can have an entirely different reaction to these medications due to hormones, age, and other medicine being taken at the time. When a doctor recommends a new medication, it is wise for the person to evaluate what risk it may pose and whether or not it is really the right option. Before deciding, he may want to look into more natural means of treatment.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care for Dizziness
I am among a small group of chiropractors to practice this natural approach to treating dizziness and a number of other health problems by focusing attention on the health of the upper spine. At Upper Cervical Health Centers of America in Boise, ID, we treat each of our patients as unique individuals, just as they are. We understand that what works for one may not work for the other. So, we tailor our treatment according to the person’s needs. We have seen much success in treating patients for dizziness.
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