Balance Exercises for Seniors

Your ability to balance yourself is determined by visual cues, spatial orientation and the inner ear. These systems normally interact to help you maintain your balance, but as you grow older, you are likely to have problems with your balance. There are a number of reasons for balance problems: vision changes, weakened core muscles, poor posture, medication side effects, slower reaction times and low blood pressure. If you have balance problems and notice symptoms such as light-headedness, dizziness or fainting, consult a doctor to rule out potentially serious problems. Once your doctor determines you are in good health, balance...

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