Dizziness and Imbalance in the Elderly: Age-related Decline in the Vestibular System
Iwasaki Shinichi, Yamasoba Tatsuya
Figure 1. Age-dependent changes in the system maintaining postural stability. Postural stability is maintained by the integration of somatosensory, visual and vestibular inputs to the central nervous system, followed by outputs to the musculoskeltal system. Function of all the components deteriorates as the age advances.