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I'm starting to lose my balance. I'm 65. Is there anything I

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I'm starting to lose my balance. I'm 65. Is there anything I can do to improve it
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I haven't seen a Dr about this. I take clonazepam concerta duloxetine and gabapentin
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I get anxiety and depression
JA: How long have you been feeling this way? Have you reached out to anyone about this yet?
Customer: Yes I saw a psychiatrist and he prescribed latuda but I can't afford it. Medicare will only pay if I get injectable latuda and it's done in the Dr office and they don't do injection there. But he will prescribe it
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 3 months ago.


You have to know why in order to do something about it.

It can be medications effects.

It an also be

an inner ear problem

a heart problem

brain problem

nervous system problem

Other problems.

This is not self help and you need a diagnosis.

Latuda is for bi polar, not a balance problem.

I suggest you start with an ENT doctor to see what the problem is.

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