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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Aug 30, 2018

The sudden onset of vertigo can turn your world upside down. Literally. "I felt like I was going to die," Mike said, as it was happening to him. This week on the show, a patient (and a neurologist) recounts his experience with an acute neurologic syndrome, and its long-term consequences.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Michael Rubenstein. Music by Axletree, Chris Zabriskie, Heftone Banjo Orchestra, and Lee Rosevere. Sound effects by Mike Koenig, Daniel Simion. Voiceover by Dr. Ali Hamedani. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making.

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