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Recently I seem to have lost my sense of balance making

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Recently I seem to have lost my sense of balance making walking difficult without falling. Is this common and what can be done about this problem?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I take no medications but have not yet discussed the problem with my local doctor. The problem seems to be persistent.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I only take vitamins and have no real allergies.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Only a long history of playing tennis and racquetball.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 3 months ago.

Well obviously its not a normal thing. There can be many causes actually so it needs a thorough neurological exam. Our balance is maintained with the help of semicircular canals in ears, cerebellum in brain and somewhat sensory system which helps us feel where we stand.

So neurological examination of all these 3 main components is essential to find out where exactly the problem is.

I hope it helped. Let me know if you have any further queries.