Dizziness is topic of free seminar Friday sponsored by UT Physicians of Gladewater

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

GLADEWATER – Do you sometimes feel faint or dizzy? Does vertigo – a spinning sensation – interfere with your daily routine? How dangerous is dizziness?

To learn more about dizziness and when to seek medical help for this debilitating condition, come to a free seminar from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 19, at the Gardens of Gladewater Community Building, 108 Lee St., in Gladewater.

The seminar is sponsored by Wyn Andrews, MD, and UT Physicians of Gladewater. UTP is a physician practice associated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

Dr. Andrews will discuss the possible causes of dizziness, which include high or low blood pressure, anemia, stroke or heart attack, migraines, and depression.

He also will summarize treatments for dizziness and outline what you can do to cope with vertigo, lightheadedness, or fainting.

The health education seminar is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Refreshments will be provided.

To register, please call (903) 845-4398.

For 60 years, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatments, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. With an operating budget of more than $125 million and biomedical research funding that exceeds $10 million annually, UTHSCT has a major economic impact on East Texas. Its two medical residency programs – in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities in East Texas and beyond.

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