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Atypical Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

It is widely accepted that BPPV is the most common peripheral vestibular disorder (inner ear) and it is the most common reason anyone would experience episodic brief vertigo.   Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo   BPPV is an inner ear disorder where otoconia (inner ear crystals) migrate into the semicircular canals (head turn sensors), which results…

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I Got 99 Ways to Treat BPPV, and Meclizine Ain’t One

Yes, I am paraphrasing Jay Z to discuss effective treatment of BPPV. It is difficult now to imagine that when I first started practicing in the early eighties, canalith repositioning (CRP) techniques for BPPV did not exist. My first exposure came when a personal friend came to my office with complaints of recurrent vertigo. She…

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