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Old 08-16-2011, 04:28 PM   #1
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Unstableness (Balance)

I have been diagnosed with Cerebellar Atrophy (which affects my balance and coordination). I fall off ladders with no provocation, can't ride a bicycle, Just fall over sometimes when I'm on my haunches close to the ground. Im also uncoordinated a lot of times, and get dizzy alot Dr. says there is nothing that can be done about it. Is there anything I can try to help reduce those symptoms? Anything natural? (or unnatural <smile>)

 
Old 09-29-2011, 12:39 PM   #2
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Re: Unstableness (Balance)

Hi BobDadBear,
It has been quite a while since I have been on here. I read your post and was interested to know if you have had your B12 levels checked. Getting my B12 level up made a huge difference in my steadiness in walking. I was in the "normal" range at the low end. If your number is under 400 you may benefit from taking Jarrow Formulas Methyl B12. I take 5,000 mcg each day. Please get it checked. Please get the specific number. Please take action to get it the number up if it is under 500.

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Old 09-30-2011, 12:57 PM   #3
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Re: Unstableness (Balance)

I will check on that. Thanks.

 
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Re: Unstableness (Balance)

How about Vestibular therapy? Have u heard of it? And has a doctor recommended it? Maybe it could help u..

 
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Re: Unstableness (Balance)

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Originally Posted by hollygirl33 View Post
How about Vestibular therapy? Have u heard of it? And has a doctor recommended it? Maybe it could help u..
VRT can help with some central causes of imbalance. It certainly couldnt hurt, so its worth a try.

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