The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that help control balance and eye movements.
If disease or injury damages these processing areas, vestibular disorders can result.
Vestibular disorders can also result from or be worsened by genetic or environmental conditions, or occur for unknown reasons.
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