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10,400 Possible Causes for Falling, Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus, Sensory Neuropathy (Less Prominent Feature)

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  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6

    Initial examination disclosed a central type of positional nystagmus (conjugate downbeat nystagmus that did not fatigue with repeated positioning).[jnnp.bmj.com] She presented with ataxia and a 3-year history of progressive ataxia and recurrent falls. There was no relevant family history.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] I saw one last week after 4 years of balance & eye issues, hearing loss and co-ordination problems with multiple falls.[healthunlocked.com]

  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] Their coordination is off and they are prone to frequent falls (we have all seen the walk of a drunkard.[braindiseases.wordpress.com] This means less brisk and slower in rise and fall.[geekymedics.com]

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  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] […] ataxia include: Clumsy speech pattern ( dysarthria ) Repetitive eye movements ( nystagmus ) Uncoordinated eye movements Walking problems (unsteady gait) that can lead to falls[nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms include staggering, falling, a drunken and uncertain gait; gross intention tremor, staccato speech and nystagmus are frequently present.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

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  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Acute alcohol intoxication from ethanol is recognized as a major contributor to accidental falls requiring medical care.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Among women, the factors associated with a BAC 0.08 g/dl were younger age, being American Indian/Alaska Native, and using a firearm, hanging/suffocation or falling as method[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The third patient (male, 55 years old) consumed 10 units of alcohol before falling asleep. Three hours later, his relatives tried to wake him up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus Sensory Neuropathy (Less Prominent Feature)
  • Cystitis

    It is felt to fall under the larger entity – Chronic pelvic pain syndrome. IC/PBS is more common in women, estimated to occur in 3-8% of U.S. women and 2-3% of U.S. men.[urology.ucsf.edu] When pyelonephritis is present body temperatures may fall.[pigprogress.net] Falling estrogen levels: During menopause, estrogen levels drop, and the lining of a woman's urethra gets thinner.[medicalnewstoday.com]

    Missing: Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus Sensory Neuropathy (Less Prominent Feature)
  • Hypoglycemia

    Seizures may occur as the glucose falls further.[en.wikipedia.org] Diabetics are more prone to hypoglycemia and are advised to carry such food items at all times in case of a falling blood sugar that needs urgent correction.[news-medical.net] The elderly are especially vulnerable to episodes of hypoglycemia, and with greater risks of complications such as falls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Alcohol Abuse

    Both phrases are used to indicate a pattern of drinking which falls into stage 3 or stage 4 on the “road”.[drugs.ie] He would fall often due to his deafness, balance issues, and, of course, his alcohol consumption.[agingcare.com] According to the NIAAA, alcohol increases the risks for falls and accidents, which can be very serious for people in this age group.[consumer.healthday.com]

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  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Geriatrics Society Aging & Health A-Z Aging & Health A-Z Dementia Diabetes High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stroke See All Topics Wellness & Prevention Wellness & Prevention Falls[healthinaging.org] Alcohol can make these problems worse, which means alcohol-related falls, car crashes, and other kinds of accidents are more likely.[northshore.org] Plans are also being discussed to organize a five-day overnight summer institute for teens, and organize fall workshops or some form of direct outreach, in the schools.[silive.com]

    Missing: Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus Sensory Neuropathy (Less Prominent Feature)
  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    BACKGROUND: One-third of older adults fall each year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The 92 droxidopa patients reported 308 falls, and the 105 placebo patients reported 908 falls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conclusion: OH, defined according to 2011 criteria, is associated with falls and time to first fall.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus Sensory Neuropathy (Less Prominent Feature)
  • Meniere's Disease

    If you feel dizzy, sit or lay down to prevent falling. Also be aware that you may lose your balance, so take precautions against injuring yourself in a fall.[belmarrahealth.com] Vertigo may be accompanied by: Nausea or vomiting Sweating Paleness of the skin Weakness or falling In some cases, headache or diarrhea Fluctuating hearing loss Tinnitus,[uvahealth.com] Vertigo may be accompanied by: Nausea or vomiting Sweating Paleness of the skin Weakness or falling In some cases, headache or diarrhea Fluctuating hearing loss Ringing in[lahey.org]

    Missing: Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus Sensory Neuropathy (Less Prominent Feature)

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