Benign Positional Vertigo Topic Guide
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a common cause of vertigo. Causes of BPPV include infections, nerve inflammation, ear surgery complications, medication side effects, and more. Symptoms of BPPV are vertigo (a spinning sensation), nausea, vomiting, loss of balance, and nystagmus. Treatment may be with medication or therapy with health care professionals specializing in BPPV disorders.
Vertigo Vertigo, a feeling or perception that the environment around you is moving or spinning can be caused by inner ear inflammation, Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere's disease, migraine, tumor, head trauma, or multiple sclerosis. Typical symptoms of true vertigo include nausea, sweating, vomiting, and abnormal eye movements. Treatment depends upon the cause of vertigo.
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