Balance – “The Sixth Sense”


May 20, 2015
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Aristotle introduced us to our five senses: sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing. But, what about a sixth sense – Balance?

Hearing is one of the five senses, which is half of the inner ear. What is the other half? It is our vestibular system or “balance system.” This highly complex system coordinates eye and head movements as well as provides us with information to keep us upright.


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