Benign Positional Vertigo Topic Guide

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo 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 (uncontrolled eye movement).
Treatment may be with medication or therapy with health care professionals specializing in BPPV disorders.


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