BPPV – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of recurrent vertigo. It is characterized by vertigo and nystagmus caused by a change in head position and horizontal semi-circular canal (HC)-BPPV is a sub-type of BPPV that accounts for many cases of persistent vertigo. One feature of this sub-type is direction-changing positional nystagmus (DCPN) which occurs when people suffering …

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Can someone please stop the ride! – Treating BPPV

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Have you ever felt like you were on a roller coaster ride at the amusement park after simply moving your head a little? If your answer is yes, you are one of the many people worldwide suffering from dizziness and vertigo. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is actually the most common cause of persistent vertigo and it is one of …

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