View the Balance Disorder Spectrum

Click the image to view the Spectrum

How to use the Spectrum

  • Click or tap on any disorder to see more detailed information in the central ring.
  • The disorders are grouped by symptoms, frequency, and location in the body.
  • Symptoms are shown by colours: blue = vertigo; yellow = dysequilibrium; orange = lightheadedness.
  • Frequency is shown by distance from the centre: inner ring = rare; outer ring = common.
  • Location is shown in the black circle: inner ear; central nervous system; cardiovascular; other.
  • The reference menu below summarizes all this:

An earlier version of the spectrum, using a grid layout and rainbow colours, may be viewed here.