How Our Balance System Works

The inner ear is the amazing system in our bodies that controls balance. Within this inner ear system, there is a small portion called the vestibule. The vestibule consists of gravity, linear, and angular-sensing organs. 

These gravity-sensing organs use crystals of calcium carbonate to determine which way is up and which way is down! When these crystals become dislodged and migrate, this causes dizziness and/or imbalance.  

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