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Vertigo (Body & Soul S4 – Ep7)

Date : Thursday, 8 September 2016

​In Tuesday's (6 September) episode of Body & Soul about Vertigo, Dr Yuen Heng Wai, Senior Consultant of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, was invited as a guest speaker.  Dr Yuen demonstrated two test, the Video Head Impulse Test with assistance from CGH Senior Audiologist Savitha Kamath and a clinical examination for BPPV, on two other guests as volunteers. Together with medical history gathering and clinical examinations, Dr Yuen was able to identiy the causes of the two guests' episodic vertigo. Dr Yuen then answered some question from the members of the public about vertigo during the Q&A segment. In the Health Takeaway segment, CGH Senior Physiotherapist Melissa shared what are some exercises available to help patients sort out the sensations of vertigo.

Dr Yuen also appeared on 93.8LIVE on 7 Sept (Wed) to elaborate further on Vertigo and address any other queries the audience may have.