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What causes body imbalance and headaches?

I have balance problems. I stagger when walking. I am not dizzy. I have been getting headaches now when I did not have them before the balance problem I am a cardiac, seizure disorder that is controlled ,. I had a concussion 2-3 years ago when falling getting out of the tub. Please give me information as to cause and treatment. My GP referred me to PT but they are doing the same exercises that I had after a knee replacement
Fri, 24 Aug 2018
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Hello,

Which cardiac problem your having? are you on drugs for seizures? Possible causes are like vestibular apparatus dysfunction or hypotension or myocardial dysfunction or muscle imbalance or posterior circulation stroke etc. Until examination is done it is difficult to say what it is. Use tablet vertin 16 mg thrice a day for five days. also get it done ECG, CT scan brain,serum electrolytes or hemoglobin status etc. If you're symptoms not improved please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly.

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