They reported their findings in the journal BMC Neuroscience, according to the BBC.
Dr. Jorge Serrador, who led the team, said the findings could potentially lead to new treatments for related conditions. For example, people who suffer from postural hypotension -- meaning they faint or get dizzy spells when they stand up too quickly -- might have poor brain blood flow related to an underlying inner ear problem, he said.
Copyright © 2011 HealthDay. All rights reserved.