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Benign Positional Vertigo (cont.)

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Prevention

Most cases of BPPV do not have a known cause; therefore, no prevention is possible. There may be an association with minor head injury or repeatedly changing head position, for example working with a computer and constantly looking up and down at the monitor.

As one gets older, it is reasonable to change positions a little more slowly to potentially prevent vertigo.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/12/2015

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