Focus On - Senior Health: Balance Problems

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If you find yourself feeling dizzy it could be a sign of a balance problem.
Balance problems are among the most common reasons that older adults seek help from a doctor (*NIH Senior Health).

In 2008, an estimated 14.8 percent of American adults (33.4 million) had a balance or dizziness problem during the past year. (*NIH Senior Health).

Balance helps you to:
1. 
walk without staggering
2.  sit in a chair without falling
3.  climb stairs without tripping
4.  b
end over without falling

To find out more about balance issues and what problems they can cause, check out this link:
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/balanceproblems/faq/faqlist.html

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