Benign Positional Vertigo (cont.)
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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Prevention
Most cases of BPV 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 5/7/2014
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