Home exercises help dizzy patients

Patients with chronic vestibular dizziness benefit from receiving a simple booklet on vestibular rehabilitation, research suggests. 

The booklet, which teaches exercises for reducing or preventing dizziness, significantly improved vertigo symptoms after one year of follow-up, compared with usual care.

Patients who received telephone support in addition to the booklet had even higher adherence to the exercises, and significant improvement in anxiety and depression, the study